CMHC Faculty Members

Faculty of Tarsus Medical Group are leaders in healthcare

Kim A. Williams, Sr., MD

Louisville, Kentucky

Kim A. Williams, Sr., MD



Dr. Kim A. Williams is professor of medicine and chair of the University of Louisville Department of Medicine. Dr. Williams has held prestigious positions at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, and at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, where he started the Urban Cardiology Initiative. At Rush University, he also initiated the Helping Everyone Assess Risk Today (HEART) Program to screen churches and community groups for heart disease and stroke risk.

Education and Training

  • Cardiology, Clinical Pharmacology and Nuclear Medicine Fellowships, University of Chicago School of Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Computed Tomography Fellowship, Cabrini Hospital
  • Clinical Pharmacology and Nuclear Medicine, University of Chicago
  • Internal Medicine Residency, Emory University
  • Medical Degree, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 1975

Professional Highlights

  • President, American College of Cardiology (ACC), 2015-2016
  • James B. Herrick Professor, Rush University Medical Center, 2013
  • Dorothy Susan Timmis Endowed Professor, Wayne State University School of Medicine, 2010
  • Chairman of the Board, Association of Black Cardiologists, 2008-2010
  • President, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, 2004-2005
  • ACC Delegate to the American Medical Association, 2000-present


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