UM Shore Medical Group – Pediatrics at Easton recently welcomed Tamara Kim, CPNP-PPC. A board-certified pediatric nurse practitioner, Kim will join Mark Langfitt, MD, Michael Pallone, MD, and Lauren Zimmer, DO, in the Easton-based practice.
Prior to joining UM SMG – Pediatrics, Kim most recently worked on the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) in Baltimore. Her specialties included providing care to complex cardiac surgical patients and to those undergoing chemotherapy treatment. Prior to becoming a nurse, Kim was a nationally registered emergency medical technician and paramedic serving various emergency services organizations. This involved providing advanced life support to a wide range of patients requiring life-saving critical care and transportation to different levels of care.
Kim earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice from the University of Maryland School of Nursing, with a focus on pediatric primary care. Her clinical rotation included the Newborn Nursery at Mercy Medical Center and UMMC’s Breathmobile, which focuses on providing care to children with asthma and other breathing conditions. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Maryland School of Nursing and her Bachelor of Science in Emergency Health Services Paramedic Track from the University of Maryland Baltimore County.
Certified in both basic life support and pediatric advanced life support, Kim has earned CCRN Pediatric Certification, a specialty certification for nurses who influence care delivered to acute and critically ill pediatric patients. In her free time, she volunteers as a Girl Scout Troop leader.
Kim is accepting new patients. To schedule an appointment with her, please call 410-822-8550.
About University of Maryland Shore Regional Health
As part of the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS), University of Maryland Shore Regional Health is the principal provider of comprehensive health care services for more than 170,000 residents of Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s and Talbot counties on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. UM Shore Regional Health’s team of more than 2,200 employees, medical staff, board members and volunteers works with various community partners to fulfill the organization’s mission of Creating Healthier Communities Together.
About the University of Maryland Medical System
The University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) is a university-based regional health care system focused on serving the health care needs of Maryland, bringing innovation, discovery and research to the care we provide and educating the state’s future physician and health care professionals through our partnership with the University of Maryland School of Medicine and University of Maryland, Baltimore professional schools (Nursing, Pharmacy, Social Work and Dentistry) in Baltimore. As one of the largest private employers in the State, the health system’s more than 29,500 employees and 4,000 affiliated physicians provide primary and specialty care in more than 150 locations, including 13 hospitals and 9 University of Maryland Urgent Care centers. The UMMS flagship academic campus, the University of Maryland Medical Center in downtown Baltimore, is recognized regionally and nationally for excellence and innovation in specialized care. Our acute care and specialty rehabilitation hospitals serve urban, suburban and rural communities and are located in 13 counties across the State. For more information, visit www.umms.org.