Julie Kim

Lecturer, Faculty of Health Sciences


  • B.Sc. (Honours), Health Studies, University of Waterloo 
  • M.Eng, Management Sciences (Management of Technology), University of Waterloo
  • Ph.D.(c), Health Information Science, University of Victoria


Julie Kim is a healthcare technology advisor, consultant, and educator. She has worked with over 60 organizations in Canada and the United States. These include provincial and regional organizations, hospitals, technology vendors, community organizations and more. She has a very broad and deep background (both technical and business-oriented). Her experience includes roles as a project manager, strategic advisor, facilitator, communications lead, change management expert, end-user trainer, applications developer, systems tester, report writer, technology procurement lead, and more. Her current specialities include: impacts and benefits evaluation, primary care, complex interventions, change management, facilitation, and strategy.

Julie is also an Adjunct Professor in the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia. She was previously a Course Director in the School of Health Policy and Management at York University. She developed and delivered the following three upper-year undergraduate courses: Analysis and Design of Health Information Systems, Health Technology Assessment, and Advanced eHealth. She also holds a Certificate in University Teaching from the University of Waterloo.


Research Interests

Her current doctoral research is on benefits evaluation of electronic medical records in primary care, with a focus on implementation science and organizational change.

Publications and Activities

Kim J., Price M., Lau F., The Case Study Research Method: Overview and Proposed Guidelines for Reporting and
Evaluation Illustrated With Health Informatics Case Studies. The International Journal of Health Information
Management Research. 2:1. 2014

Price, M., Singer A, Kim J. Adopting Electronic Medical Records or just Electronic Paper Records? Canadian
Family Physician. July 2013. Vol 59, no. 7. e322-329.

Kim J. Complex Interventions in Healthcare and Health Informatics: A Scoping Review. Enabling Health and Healthcare Through ICT: Available, Tailored and Closer. 263