Dr. Janet Kow

Interim Vice President for Pandemic Response and Senior Medical Director, Quality & Safety

Contact: JKow@providencehealth.bc.ca

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

Dr. Kow is Providence’s Senior Medical Director of acute care and quality & safety. She is also physician program director of elder care.

Dr. Kow has the accountability for ensuring that Providence is resilient in the new COVID-19 world, implementing pandemic planning and management in an integrated and comprehensive manner with Providence’s quality & safety, and Infection Prevention & Control (IPAC) functions. Dr. Kow supports alignment and planning with the Ministry of Health’s new Pandemic Response Division, partnering with the Health Authorities across BC.