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 physician 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.