Aman P. Nijjar

Clinical Assistant Professor

Born in New Delhi and raised in California, Dr. Aman Nijjar has now adopted Canada as her third homeland. Prior to her move, Dr. Nijjar completed her undergraduate studies at George Washington University in Washington, DC, and graduated with degrees in Biology and History. After working as an intern in the U.S Senate Health Policy Office, she pursued her interest in public health by completing a Masters in Public Health from University of California, Berkeley. Her initial interests were in infectious disease epidemiology, and she worked for the HIV Epidemiology Program in the Los Angeles County Department of Health.

Medical school followed at U.C. Irvine with a subsequent residency in Internal Medicine at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose, California. After marrying a Vancouver native, Dr. Nijjar moved to the Lower Mainland and finished her PGY-4 year at UBC. She extended her training with the Clinician Investigator Program at UBC and focused on the impact of ethnicity on cardiovascular outcomes.

At present, Dr. Nijjar is the Ambulatory Site Lead for undergraduates at Vancouver General Hospital. Her current research interests are around ambulatory care and advance care planning.

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