Dr. Thompson was born in Manitoba; raised in Manitoba; tried to leave a few times but was unsuccessful so she figures she is stuck here.
She completed medical school and her residency in General Surgery at University of Manitoba. She now works as a general surgeon at Boundary Trails and CW Wiebe Medical Centre, where she has been since 2015.
Dr. Thompson has been fighting for and has been successful at re-establishing breast cancer surgery in Southern Health.
She just recently returned to practice after her first maternity leave and has a 9 month old at home!