Dr. Janet Kow

Interim Vice President for Pandemic Response

Contact: JKow@providencehealth.bc.ca

Dr. Janet Kow was appointed Interim Vice President for Pandemic Response in August 2020.

Janet is Providence’s Senior Medical Director of acute care and physician program director of elder care and has been the Clinical Lead for Providence’s COVID-19 response planning.

In her new role, Janet will lead and have accountability for ensuring that Providence is resilient in the new COVID-19 world, that we are proactive in planning for increased levels of COVID-19 in the coming months and that we can react quickly to any unforeseen circumstances. Dr. Kow will lead work to support alignment and planning with the Ministry of Health’s new Pandemic Response Division, partnering with the Health Authorities across BC.