Dr. Jenice Baker, Assistant Medical Director of the Emergency Department and Attending Physician at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Camden NJ, discusses the “No Time to Wait” campaign and educates viewers about deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) symptoms and why it’s critical for those experiencing symptoms that could be due to DVT or PE to consult a healthcare provider.
Dr. Jenice Baker is the director and Chair of Emergency Medicine at Chestnut Hill Hospital in Philadelphia. She has practiced community emergency medicine for over a decade providing compassionate clinical care and was named Top Doc in 2018 and Top Emergency Medicine Specialist in 2020. In addition to practicing clinically, Dr. Baker advocates for New Jersey Emergency Physicians. She is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP), and in 2015, was elected to the Board of Directors of the New Jersey ACEP Chapter and is currently the president elect. Alongside advocacy, she is passionate about education and has given many presentations on various topics including women leadership and violence in the emergency department. Dr. Baker is also a national speaker on provider bias and medical racism. Dr. Jenice Baker M.D., received her bachelors and medical degrees from Cornell University, and Weill Cornell Medical College. Thereafter, she successfully completed a four-year Emergency Residency program at Cornell and Columbia’s New York-Presbyterian Teaching hospitals. Dr. Jenice Baker was born in Trinidad & Tobago and immigrated to Brooklyn, N.Y. as a young child. She is married to Rafiq Baker and resides in Voorhees, N.J. with their daughters. Dr. Baker is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated, New Jersey Garden City Alumnae Chapter and Jack and Jill Incorporated, South Jersey Chapter.