NOSM Seeks Members for Francophone Reference Group
The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) is seeking three (3) volunteer members to join its Francophone Reference Group (FRG): one (1) Francophone clinical-preceptor from a rural area in Northern Ontario; one (1) Francophone community member from northeastern Ontario; and, one (1) Francophone community member from northwestern Ontario.
The Francophone Reference Group is an integral part of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine. It is a multi-disciplinary committee that advises the Dean on all pertinent initiatives relating to Francophone health, research, education, and administration. The FRG provides an important mechanism through which members of Francophone communities in the North are able to have substantive input into the School's operations and priorities.
Congratulations NOSM Staff Award Recipients!
On Thursday, February 26, 2015, NOSM staff members were celebrated at an Awards of Excellence event. Through their individual efforts and accomplishments, these staff members have contributed to NOSM’s vision of Innovative education and research for a healthier North. Recipients of the peer-nominated Awards of Excellence are: Kirsten Benson (Innovation), Jennifer Fawcett (Leadership), Carol Delorme (Reliability), Jason Lind (Service Excellence), Heather Kivi (Positive Attitude), Karen Tokaryk (Team Player) and the staff of the Health Sciences Library (Team Effort). The late Marc Cecol was recognized posthumously with a NOSM Award of Excellence in the Inspiration category. Congratulations to all award nominees and recipients!
Northern Passages Winter 2015 Now Available
The Winter 2015 edition of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine's (NOSM) newsletter Northern Passages is now available online. This edition highlights the Bring a Doctor Home Hockey Tournament, which raises money each January in support of NOSM medical students born and raised in Sault Ste. Marie; postgraduate medical education at NOSM; and, articles highlighting activities occurring across NOSM's wider campus of Northern Ontario.