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March 12, 2012

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) is currently undergoing accreditation of its undergraduate medical education program with the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS). The process, which the School has been working towards for more than a year, culminates with an Accreditation Site Visit (ASV) which will occur on March 18-21, 2012. Recently, NOSM’s Dean, Dr. Roger Strasser discussed with Barry Mercer from CBC Radio the accreditation process, the upcoming site visit, and when NOSM can expect to receive the results.

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February 21, 2012

Recently, third-year NOSM medical student, Alex Mantha, spoke with Steve Paikin on TVO's "The Agenda." Alex discusses her experience at NOSM, the distributed, community-engaged MD program, and her plans after graduating.

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February 14, 2012

Atheana Buckley, a dietetic intern in NOSM's Northern Ontario Dietetic Internship Program, recently spoke with Markus Schwabe on CBC's Morning North. Atheana is completing her internship at the Sudbury and District Health Unit. During this interview, Atheana busts nutritional myths about salt, water, vitamins and gluten.  

Morning North 

February 6, 2012

The Thunder Bay Chronicle-Journal recently published an article about Ben Piper, a Thunder Bay resident and Lakehead University grad who is working towards a new career as a PA. 

Patient Help Coming 

January 20, 2012

NOSM was honoured to host Dr. James Orbinski for an inspiring Dean's Hour presentation and tour of the East Campus on January 19, 2012. 

Overseas Experiences Inspire Doc to Push for Change 

December 20, 2011

On December 20, 2011, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine’s (NOSM) Dean, Dr. Roger Strasser was appointed a member in the Order of Australia by the Acting High Commissioner and the Chargé d’Affaires of the Australia High Commission in Ottawa, Mr. Bruce Soar. The Order of Australia recognizes the achievements and service of Australian citizens, with nominations submitted directly from the commu...nity, and is one of the highest civilian honours in Australia.

Med School Dean Receives Order of Australia

September 30, 2011

On Monday, September 19, during a town council meeting in Huntsville, Councillor Fran Coleman learned that a new Northern Ontario School of Medicine student bursary would be named in her honour. Kathryn Needham, NOSM Advancement Officer, was pleased to visit Huntsville to announce the creation of the Fran Coleman Bursary for Medical Learners by an anonymous donor. Thank you Fran, for your dedication and commitment to NOSM, its learners, and your community! 

Coleman Honoured Through Medical School Bursary 

September 27, 2011

The Northern Life published an article yesterday about three NOSM graduates setting up a practice in Sudbury. NOSM extends best wishes and congratulations to Dr. Charette and his fellow classmates. 

City Only 18 Docs Short of Full House 

August 31, 2011

Seven third-year NOSM medical students began their eight-month Comprehensive Community Clerkship (CCC) placement at Timmins and District Hospital. The "amazing welcome" they received from the community is highlighted in the Timmins Daily Press. 

Medical Students Gen 'Amazing' Welcome 

August 18, 2011

Dr. Rachael Sheppard, one of NOSM's 2011 M.D. graduates, was recently featured in a Sudbury Star article. Congratulations on your amazing accomplishments Dr. Sheppard. Good luck in your residency! 

A Triumph of Time Management, Tenacity 

July 20, 2011

The Manitoulin Expositor published an article about Dr. Ben Quackenbush, a Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) Charter Class graduate who recently completed his family medicine residency with NOSM. Congratulations Dr. Quackenbush!

Island Med School Grad Comes Home 

June 23, 2011

NOSM is thrilled that our residents have been featured on the cover of the latest Northern Ontario Medical Journal!  

From Dream to Reality


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