Dre V. J. Brousseau obtained a BScHonours in Biology from Acadia University Nova Scotia in 2000 for her studies in evolutionary genetics. Being a Clarke K. MacLeod scholar, she continued her training in medicine at McGill University where she participated in research projects in paediatric ENT with the Cleveland Clinic and in neurodevelopment of the auditory system at Johns Hopkins University. She obtained her MDCM in medicine in 2004 and went on to train in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery at McGill University.
During her training, she has participated in several research projects and presented at many national and international conferences. Having graduated from her specialty in 2009, she was trained in endoscopic ear surgery at the University of British Columbia in 2013 and was the first surgeon to practice this technique in Québec. In 2016 she graduated with great distinction from the prestigious Global Clinical Research Scholar Training Program at Harvard University.