Shimi K Kang, Md

Dr. Shimi K. Kang is a Harvard-trained doctor, award-winning researcher, international media expert, and dynamic speaker. She has worked across North America, Europe, and Asia and has helped thousands of children, teens, and adults move towards lives of more passion, purpose, and joy. Dr. Kang is a recognized thought leader on topics of health, motivation, relationships, culture, and 21st century leadership. She has contributed to major global media outlets including NPR, The Huffington Post , TEDx, Psychology Today, Times of India, South China Morning Post, UK Daily Mail, Der Speigel, Yedioth Aharonot, Jyllands-Posten, and Time magazine. She has received six international awards including the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry Research Award. Dr Kang is the current Medical Director of Child and Youth Mental Health for Vancouver, a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of British Columbia, and a Life Skills 2.0 Global Presence Ambassador. Dr. Kang is most proud of receiving the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for her years of outstanding community service and being the mother of three amazing but exhausting children!