Our third episode of our ten-episode series features Dr. David S. Kim & Bennett Kim. Dr. David S. Kim is an Associate Clinical Professor at UCLA, Assistant Director for the OBGYN Department at Cedar-Sinai Medical Group, Founder of Korean American Health Coalition, and a CKA Member. Bennett Kim is Managing Principal at Big Rock Partners Senior Housing and CEO of Sun Bay Senior Club.
Together, the duo discusses the systematic barriers for Korean American access to healthcare, and the innovative new steps are being taken to reimagine elderly living within LA Koreatown. Bennett Kim discusses the philosophy behind the Sun Bay Senior Club, a first-of-its-kind senior care facility catered towards middle-income families, and how it came to be. Dr. David S. Kim explores why Korean and Korean American views on preventative healthcare differ so drastically and what organizations like CKA can do to expand access to healthcare for the Korean American community.