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NOSM and Laurentian University Students Learn Together at HSN Sim Lab


First-year students at both the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) and Laurentian University’s (LU) École des sciences infirmières had a shocking introduction to the Simulation Lab at Health Sciences North (HSN) when Dr. Rob Anderson, Medical Lead of HSN’s Sim Lab and Anesthesiology Program Director at NOSM, went into cardiac arrest yesterday during a presentation. Fortunately, it was all part of a staged introduction to a group exercise focused on various life saving skills. The final in a three-part education series, the day at the Sim Lab was designed to enhance interprofessional learning experiences for the students during their first year of study in their respective programs with a goal of improving collaboration when the students begin their health-care practices.

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The Noojamadaa Exhibit: Indigenous Perspectives on Healthy Relationships

Noojamadaa Exhibit

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) invites the public to the grand opening of The Noojamadaa Exhibit, Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. Over the past year, a research team led by NOSM Associate Professor Dr. Marion Maar has collaborated with Manitoulin First Nations communities and organizations on a photovoice project to support healthy relationships and counteract intimate partner violence. Featuring thoughtful photography by First Nations women on Manitoulin Island, The Noojamadaa Exhibit uses an experiential learning approach to foster and promote healing and reconciliation.

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NOSM Announces New Medical Director of Faculty Development


The Northern Ontario School of Medicine’s (NOSM) Faculty Affairs and Continuing Education and Professional Development (CEPD) Portfolio and Assistant Dean of CEPD, Dr. James Goertzen, are pleased to announce that Dr. Adam Moir has taken on the position of Medical Director of Faculty Development. Dr. Moir completed his medical degree and family medicine residency education at NOSM. While practicing family medicine in Dryden, Dr. Moir is an Assistant Professor in the Clinical Sciences Division along with being the Postgraduate Family Medicine Academic Coordinator. He is the Local Education Group (LEG) Lead for the Dryden Medical Educational Group and a board member of the Physician Clinical Teachers’ Association (PCTA). Dr. Moir has been involved in academic, clinical and peer teaching along with being a recipient of a Northern Ontario Academic Medicine Association (NOAMA) Clinical Innovation Project Grant. With a passion for lifelong learning, innovation, and technology, please join us in welcoming Dr. Moir to his new role leading faculty development at NOSM!



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