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Team Spotlight

Get to know Dr. Kirsten Miller

Q: Where do you live?

A: Prince George, British Columbia (BC).
 
Q: What is your position at RCCbc?

A: I’m the Medical Lead for Sustaining Pediatrics in Rural and Underserved Communities (SPRUCe). I’m also a virtual phuysician for the CHARLiE pathway with Real-Time Virtual Support.
 
Q: What does that mean?

A: I get the opportunity to develop a program that I am excited about—hopefully this results in more support for, attention to and understanding of pediatricians working in rural, remote and vulnerable communities.
 
Q: Describe RCCbc in three words. 

A: Nimble, passionate, supportive.
 
Q: What motivated you to join RCCbc? 

A: To help foster communication and collaboration between primary care physicians, specialists and other health care professionals in rural BC. Plus, the team members are amazing and passionate individuals.
 
Q: What do you like most about your job? 

A: The people. RCCbc does not see barriers, but rather sees challenges that need to be overcome in order to achieve the overarching goal.
 
Q: What has been one of your proudest moments working at RCCbc?

A: My proudest moments were being added to the group, being valued as as an RCCbc Core member, and developing connections with other RCCbc members.
 
Q: What do you like to do on your days off?

A: I enjoy mountain biking, hanging out with my dogs and kid.
 
Q: Where is your favourite place in BC?

A: What a tough question! It’d have to be Otway, Prince George (for mountain biking), and any lake or oceanfront with clear blue water.
 
Q: Pick one song that best describes you and why?

A: “Sisters Are Doin’ It For Themselves” by Eurythmics.

Other team members

Bree Loeffler

Administrative Assistant, Rural Research

Dr. Erin Carlson

Member, Parenting in Practice

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