Dr. Michael Jenks joined Fauquier Health as a private practice physician with Virginia Emergency Medicine Associates in 2005, after he completed his residency program. He is the Chairman of the Fauquier Health Emergency Department. Board certified in emergency medicine, Dr. Jenks volunteers his time at the Fauquier Free Clinic and is a member of the American College of Emergency Physicians and the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine.
Prior to medical school, Dr. Jenks was a volunteer EMT and a medical technician for various hospitals in northern Virginia and Richmond. After earning his Doctor of Medicine degree from the Medical College of Virginia (MCV), Dr. Jenks completed the Baystate Medical Center Emergency Medicine Internship and Residency Program. Among his many honors, Dr. Jenks was named the Student of the Year by the Department of Emergency Medicine at MCV, and was the regional winner in the resident presenter category at the 2004 Clinical Pathologic Conference held by the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine. He has been the Operational Medical Director for the Fauquier County Fire & EMS since 2010, and was recently named EMS Physician of the Year for 2014 in the Rappahannock Emergency Medical Services region.