Dr. Shimi Kang MD.

Who Am I?

I am constantly asking questions and seeking understanding of how the world works and our role in it. This is why I LOVE science! In science, we find many answers and also the inspiration to go further in our quest for knowledge.

For me, the most fascinating area of science and the subject of my life’s work is human neuroscience — the study of who we are and why we feel and behave the way we do. This curiosity and passion has led me to become an award-winning, Harvard-trained doctor, researcher, media expert, bestselling author, and speaker.

I’m the former Medical Director for Child and Youth Mental Health in Vancouver, a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of British Columbia, and the founder of the Provincial Youth Concurrent Disorders Program at BC Children’s Hospital. I’m most proud of receiving the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for outstanding community service and being a mother of three extraordinary but exhausting children.

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Media Appearances

I provide expert consultation to a wide variety of media sources. See more on the media appearances page.

To request an interview, please contact info@drshimikang.com.

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Covid-19 Response

Dear Friends,

The COVID-19 pandemic has suddenly changed our lives in countless ways. This is a time of stress, worry, and challenge. It is also a time to foster wellness, self-motivation, and innovation. Here are some ways I hope to help.

Dolphin Kids will be providing free, interactive online classes for children of all ages. We have a variety of topics to help children develop essential academic and social-emotional life skills while learning subjects like reading, writing, math, coding, yoga, debate, and going on virtual tours around the world!

Holistic medical care - I am continuing my clinical practice remotely and accepting new patients through  False Creek Urgent Care.

Small group mental health classes. If someone you love is experiencing mental health, chronic pain, or addiction issues, please consider joining me for informative and practical small group sessions (max of 10 people). Find out more here.

Please take care of your physical, mental, and social health in the weeks to come.

In health and gratitude,

Dr. Shimi Kang MD