Rev. Dr. Sam D. Kim

Harvard-Trained Ethicists and Urban Minister in New York

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Rev. Dr. Sam D. Kim is the Co-founder of 180 Church, near Union Square in downtown Manhattan.

Dr. Kim is a Yale-Hastings Scholar at the Hastings Center exploring the crisis of physician burnout in academic medicine and health care from an ethical perspective.

He was appointed as a research Fellow in Global Health and Social Medicine at the Center for Bioethics at Harvard Medical School and part of Harvard catalyst, where he explored and taught on the inequities surrounding health, immigration and social policies.

He is a recipient of the Lifelong learning Fellowship at Yale Divinity School and Yale Medicine, which aims to to close the gap between faith and science, and is awarded by the John Templeton Foundation and AAAS.

A passionate advocate for the immigrant and the most vulnerable He was invited to the White House to join a conversation involving dreamers during the Obama Administration. He played a key role along with other clergy in advancing policies supportive of Dreamers and urging passage of DACA, and has continued his tireless advocacy ever since, including recent persuasive writing on behalf of more just immigration policies.

Also, one of the prominent evangelical Christian leaders who opposed an executive order banning refugees from the seven predominantly Muslim countries covered by CNN and the Washington Post.

He is a regular contributor at Christianity Today Exchange, Bible App at youversion and the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College. He writes on, the church, culture and evangelism.

Hubs to Lydia, Dad to Nathan and Josh and best pals with his dog Brownie ;)

  • Education
    • Harvard Medical School
    • Yale Divinity/Medicine
    • University of Pennsylvania
    • Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
    • Nyack-Alliance Theological Seminary