Jennifer Bires is a Clinical Social Worker and Program Coordinator for the cancer center here at The GW Medical Faculty Associates.
Jennifer graduated with her Masters in Social Work from Washington University, St. Louis in 2009. She specializes in family therapy, community outreach and patient support services.
She is charged with ensuring the highest quality of life possible for both patients and family members, taking into account social, familial, economic and logistical needs. She works closely with the palliative care team and physicians to ensure end-of-life needs are met and a seamless transition to hospice care is achieved.
Jennifer runs a variety of support groups and educational programs for patients and families. In addition to the psycho-social care she provides, she also helps secure funding for medications, co-pays, transportation, food, and other logistical needs patients may have when going through treatment.