Kimberly Dyan Manning, MD joined the faculty at the Emory University School of Medicine in 2001 after completing residency in combined training Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, and currently has an academic appointment as Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine. A passionate clinician-educator and self-described “generalist-hospitalist”, she divides her professional time between teaching pre-clinical medical students, training medical residents, and patient care primarily at Grady Memorial Hospital. Manning additionally serves as residency program director for the Transitional Year Residency Program, and has the distinction of being one of sixteen faculty members appointed to lead the new Medical School curriculum since 2007. She maintains board certification in both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics.
Manning’s academic achievements include numerous teaching awards in both the School of Medicine and the Internal Medicine residency program. She was voted “Best Attending” by the School of Medicine graduating classes of 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014, and has also won the Emory IM Residency Program’s Golden Apple Teaching Award for Grady Hospital three separate times. Dr. Manning was additionally awarded the Juha P. Kokko Award in 2013, given to the best overall teaching attending in all hospital sites and all subspecialties at Emory. At the 2012 Commencement Exercises, Dr. Manning was awarded Emory University School of Medicine’s highest and most prestigious teaching award—The Evangeline Papageorge Distinguished Teaching Award. Dr. Manning was one of the youngest recipients of this award and was also the first underrepresented minority to receive such a distinction.
Dr. Manning’s work has been published in such prestigious journals as the Annals of Internal Medicine, Academic Medicine and the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA.) An avid writer, Dr. Manning authors a blog (“Reflections of a Grady Doctor”) that was named in 2010 by ‘O’ The Oprah Magazine as one of “four top medical blogs you should read.” She is additionally a weekly blog contributor to the American College of Physicians (ACP) Hospitalist website, and a writer for their monthly companion publication.
Dr. Manning has also been a frequent contributor in the media. She serves as an expert for WebMD’s pediatric web site and is a frequent guest on network TV including CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360 and Weekend Headline News, FOX 5 Good Day Atlanta, The Dr. Oz show, and now makes weekly appearances on HLN Headline News. She regularly speaks at community events, and has taught at several National and International Medical conferences as an invited lecturer.
The Los Angeles native is a proud alumnus of both Tuskegee University and Meharry Medical College. Dr. Manning balances all of this with her family life; she is a happily married mother of two school-aged sons and applies her experience as a mother and wife to all that she does.