Dr. Jennifer Kirker is a family physician who will be starting at the Copeman Healthcare Centre in Vancouver in January, 2019.
Dr. Kirker received her medical degree from the University of British Columbia and completed her residency training in family medicine with special competency in emergency medicine at Dalhousie University in Halifax. She practiced as a full time emergency physician on both the East and West Coast before transitioning to a career in family medicine.
Dr. Kirker is best known for her empathic nature and patient-centred approach, leading to a strong rapport with her patients. She believes strongly in evidence based medicine, and also strives to achieve a holistic approach to patient care. She is particularly passionate about preventative health, sports medicine, prenatal care and the care of children and young families.
When not at work, Dr. Kirker enjoys spending time with her husband and 4 young children. She is also an avid runner, mountain biker and skier.