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We’re back to class. Whether you are a new MD, dietetic, Master of Medical Studies student or continuing your studies with NOSM University, we welcome you. You are starting on a great adventure of learning and exploring; you are now part of a community that values inclusion and health equity. I hope you have a wonderful j...

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NOSM University’s Dr. Erin Cameron awarded national Fellowship in Compassion and Artificial Intelligence

Dr. Erin Cameron, Academic Director of NOSM University’s Dr. Gilles Arcand Centre for Health Equity, has been awarded a prestigious Fellowship in Compassion and Artificial Intelligence (AI) by the Associated Medical Services (AMS) Healthcare. Through the one-year Fellowship, Dr. Cameron will explore the role of trust bet...

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Researchers at the Dr. Gilles Arcand Centre for Health Equity receive $2.43M SSHRC grant to address local health priorities

A new project, led by Dr. Erin Cameron, Academic Director at the Dr. Gilles Arcand Centre for Health Equity at NOSM University, has received a $2.43-million Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Partnership Grant to address local health priorities. Dr. Cameron and her team will foster relationships betw...

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Meet “Nsidwaamjigan,” ceremonial object created to open NOSM University convocations

On May 26, 2023, hundreds of people stood respectfully in silence, listening to the powerful sounds of Indigenous singing and drumming, waiting for the graduates to appear. Then, as the formal convocation procession began, a carved eagle’s head club emerged, leading the way. The carefully-hewn head is the end of Nsidwaam...

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Dr. Allison Webb, NOSM University alumna, named Program Director, Family Medicine Obstetrical Surgical Skills Residency Program

NOSM University is pleased to announce Dr. Allison Webb as the incoming Program Director, Family Medicine Enhanced Skills Obstetrical Surgical Skills Residency Program, effective August 1, 2023. A family physician in Sault Ste. Marie, Dr. Webb is passionate about providing maternity care in Northern Ontario and understands...

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Physiotherapist Brock Chisholm honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award

If you’re a rehabilitation professional in Northern Ontario, chances are good that Brock Chisholm was among the first people to give you a warm welcome to the region. A new award—the Health Sciences Lifetime Achievement—was given at NOSM University’s Northern Connections preceptor dinner and recognized Chisholm’s ...

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NOSM University respectfully acknowledges that the entirety of the University’s wider campus of Northern Ontario is on the homelands of First Nations and Métis Peoples. The university buildings are located on the territory of Fort William First Nation in Thunder Bay and the Anishinabek Nation, specifically Atikameksheng and Wahnapitae First Nations, in Sudbury.

NOSM University is a proud recipient of the 2019 Charles Boelen International Social Accountability Award, presented by the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada. In 2013, NOSM University received the prestigious ASPIRE award, which recognizes international excellence in social accountability and medical education.

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