Dr. Jennifer Kirker


General Practicioner

Dr. Jennifer Kirker is a practicing family physician at False Creek Healthcare Centre, specializing in family and emergency medicine. She joins us from Lions Gate Hospital Emergency Department, where she held the position of Locum Tenens, Emergency Medicine. In 2004, Dr. Kirker received her Doctor of Medicine (MD) from the University of British Columbia, followed by the completion of her residency in Family Medicine at Dalhousie University where she held the academic position of Chief Resident. In 2007, she obtained her Certificate in the College of Family Physicians (CCFP) in Emergency Medicine Program.

Dr. Jennifer Kirker is accredited by the following institutions:

Memberships and Affiliations

  • British Columbia Medical Association
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia
  • Canadian Association of Emergency Physicals
  • Canadian Medical Association
  • Canadian Medical Protective Association
  • The College of Family Physicians of Canada.

Academic Qualifications

  • Special Competency in Emergency Medicine - The College of Family Physicians of Canada - 2007
  • Emergency Medicine Program (Chief Resident) - Dalhousie University - Halifax, Nova Scotia - 2007
  • Certification in Family Medicine (Chief Resident) - The College of Family Physicians Canada - 2006
  • Family Medicine Residency Dalhousie University - Halifax, Nova Scotia - 2006
  • Doctor of Medicine - University of British Columbia - Vancouver, British Columbia - 2004

Achievements & Awards

  • Recipient of many awards, including
  • Dr. Jay C. Cheng Memorial Scholarship for Academic Achievement
  • Andrew Neil McTaggart Memorial Prize in Psychiatry
  • Dorthoy & Arthur Holt Scholarship for Academic Achievement
  • Florence E. Heighway Summer Research Award
  • Golden Key National Honour Society (Membership by Invitation Only to the Top 15% of College and University Students)
  • University of British Columbia’s Dean Honour List
  • University of British Columbia’s Academic All Canadian Award
  • Chief Resident at Dalhousie CCFP(EM) Program
  • Chief Resident at Dalhousie Family Medicine Program
  • Volunteer in 2005, teaching about Sexual Health in Africa

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