Dr. Jo-Ann Talbot

Jo-Ann Talbot, MD, FRCP EM


  • Site Academic Head, Department of Emergency Medicine, Saint John, Horizon Health Network
  • Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Dalhousie University
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Memorial University


Dr. Talbot completed her undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering at the Royal Military College and worked as an aerospace engineer before joining the medical profession. She completed both her MD and her FRCP Emergency Medicine training at the University of Manitoba

Academic EM Interests

Dr Talbot loves the enthusiasm of medical education and is working with new technologies in teaching and distributive learning. She also has a special interest in teaching evidenced based clinical practice. She is a faculty member of the Best Evidence in Emergency Medicine (BEEM) group and is a tutor for the McMaster University Evidence Based Clinical Practice conference. Her research interests include knowledge translation and quality improvement. She belongs to the knowledge translation faculty of the Teaching Evidence Assimilation for Collaborative Healthcare (TEACH) workshop at the New York Academy of Medicine.

Other Interests

Jo-Ann enjoys spending time with friends and family engaged in many outdoor activities including (summer) biking, hiking, swimming, canoeing, kayaking and camping, (winter) skiing, snowboarding, skating, sledding and snowshoeing.  Saint John New Brunswick is a perfect playground for outdoor enthusiasts where all of these activities can be found within 5 to 40 minutes of your front door.  Her hobbies include reading and photography.

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