Dr. Stobart was born in Thunder Bay, Ontario and raised in Toronto, Ontario.
He holds an undergraduate BSc degree from Trinity College and received his medical degree from the University of Toronto. He completed his postgraduate training in the Family Medicine Residency Program at the Université d’Ottawa and practiced as a family physician in Peterborough, Ontario. Dr. Stobart completed Royal College Fellowships in both Pediatrics and Pediatric Hematology Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplantation at The University of British Columbia. He was awarded a Terry Fox Research Scholarship to complete a Master’s of Science in Epidemiology with a special focus on program evaluation, with the Clinical Trials Group of the National Cancer Institute of Canada.
Dr. Stobart has practiced as a pediatric oncologist at CancerCare Manitoba and most recently with the Northern Alberta Children’s Cancer Program at Stollery Children’s Hospital.
In medical education, he has been the director of the northern Alberta rural longitudinal integrated clerkship. His research and medical education interests include evidence-based medicine for both the undergraduate and postgraduate medical school curriculum. Dr. Stobart was the University of Alberta’s Associate Dean of Undergraduate Medical Education and took the University of Alberta’s medical school through a very successful accreditation. He was appointed the University of Alberta Provost Fellow before relocating to the University of Saskatchewan in 2015.