Kimberly A. Boland, MD

Kimberly Boland, MD

Professor and Endowed Chair of Pediatrics
Chief of Staff, Norton Children’s Hospital
Division of Hospital Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
University of Louisville School of Medicine

Dr. Kim Boland currently serves as Professor and Chair for the Department of Pediatrics and Chief of Staff for Norton Children’s Hospital. She spends her clinical time as a Pediatric Hospitalist. Additional roles and accomplishments include: 

  • District IV Representative of the National Nominating Committee, American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
  • Past Regional Chair, Association of Pediatric Program Directors (APPD) Mid-America Region
  • Past President, Kentucky Chapter of the AAP
  • Past President, Kentucky Pediatric Foundation
  • Received numerous awards including five clinical teaching awards, seven faculty peer mentoring awards, three awards as top teaching faculty, the UofL School of Medicine Master Educator Award for Outstanding Educator, the UofL Paul Weber Award for Departmental Excellence in Teaching and the 2016 Dean’s Educator Award for Distinguished Educator.
  • Involved in community advocacy working with residents and students.
  • Involved with many task forces and committees within the University and Hospital including Graduate Medical Education Committee, Residents and Scholarly Activity Task Force, and the Strategic Planning Subcommittee, and past chair of the Paul Weber Award Selection Committee.
  • Has had numerous publications, oral and poster presentations, nationally, regionally and locally.

Dr. Boland was raised in Louisville. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame and her medical degree from the University of Louisville. She completed her residency and chief residency in Pediatrics and a fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care at St. Louis Children’s Hospital at Washington University in St. Louis.