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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.

As a volunteer with the FRG, the incumbent would serve for a three-year term and would:

  • Provide insight, direction, and guidance to the Dean.
  • Contribute to NOSM's unique mandate to be socially accountable to the people and communities that the School serves.
  • Ensure that the interests of Francophones continue to be accurately reflected in the direction of the School.
  • Monitor and evaluate the implementation of the FRG strategic plan.
  • Attend FRG meetings on a quarterly basis.

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and one (1) written references for consideration. All applicants must explain why they feel they would be best suited for this position.

Applications, enquiries, and expressions of interest should be forwarded to:

Danielle Barbeau-Rodrigue
Director, Francophone Affairs
Phone: 705-662-7291
Email: dbarbeaurodrigue@nosm.ca

The application deadline is Friday, March 20, 2015.

For information regarding the volunteer position with NOSM's Francophone Reference Group, please contact:

Danielle Barbeau-Rodrigue
Director, Francophone Affairs
Phone: 705-662-7291
Email: dbarbeaurodrigue@nosm.ca

 

 

 

 

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Kimberley Larkin
Communications Officer 
Tel:     705-662-7243
Cell:    705-669-7943
Email:  kimberley.larkin@nosm.ca 

 

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