Speaker Profile

 Biography
Jocelyn Stairs is a fourth-year obstetrics and gynaecology resident at Dalhousie University. She has a strong interest in advocacy and is involved in global health initiatives including the coordination of the Halifax Newcomer Well Woman Clinic, the establishment of an inner-city gynaecology consult clinic, and a lobbying project to expand provincial drug coverage in Nova Scotia to include copper IUDs. Jocelyn has completed research on intimate partner violence prevalence as well as medical education research on resident surgical skill acquisition. Jocelyn completed her medical degree at Dalhousie University where she acted as the Global Health Liaison and collaborated with the Canadian Federation of Medical Students to promote global health education on campus. She completed her undergraduate studies in Life Science and Global Development Studies at Queen’s University during which time she undertook an internship at CARE International in Ghana, West Africa working to promote local mentorship of primary school-aged girls.
Disclosure
I do not have a relationship with a for-profit and/or a not-for-profit organization to disclose. I do not intend to make therapeutic recommendations for medications that have not received regulatory approval (i.e. “off-label” use of medication).