Dr. Hargrove attended medical school at the University of Calgary, completing her M.D. in 1993.  She completed her residency training in Internal Medicine and Nephrology in 1998 (U of C).

Dr. Hargrove began her practice in clinical nephrology in Victoria in 1999.  She has completed additional training in palliative care for renal patients, and she has facilitated educational opportunities for the Island Health Renal Program for over 20 years.  She has been a member of the BC Renal provincial Palliative Care Committee for 18 years and was appointed Chair in 2016.  She is an Assistant Clinical Professor (Faculty of Medicine, UBC) and provides clinical teaching for the Island Medical Program and mentors 4th year students for clinical nephrology electives.  She has served as Medical Lead for the South Island Peritoneal Dialysis Program for 20 years and performs bedside peritoneal dialysis catheter insertions.