Jocelyn Brown

RN, BA, BScN, MN, Faculty

Jocelyn Brown completed her masters and undergraduate studies in nursing at the University of Toronto. She has worked as a pain and palliative care clinical nurse specialist at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre for the past 13 years. This role includes collaborating with the inter-disciplinary team on acute care wards to develop patient’s symptom management plans, discuss advance care planning, end of life care, goals of care and provide psychosocial support. She also works in the cancer pain clinic with patients that experience pain before, during or after their cancer treatments. She has been a nurse for over 18 years and loves providing a holistic approach for patients and families. She has done volunteer work with Camp Ooch, Young Adult Cancer Canada and Dr Jays Children’s grief centre and all of these organizations hold a place in her heart. She recently published a book containing reflections on being a palliative care nurse titled, “Love & Loss”, a collaboration with artist Ramune Luminaire. She is passionate about the idea of staying connected to creativity and how this can increase resilience, empathy and compassion.