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Summer joy in Northern Ontario—and my top ten for summer

Summer is here! While we enjoy the many splendors of Northern Ontario this time of the year, I am also taking a moment to breathe and reflect. As you may have heard by now, I will stay on with NOSM University until October 31, 2024, and then Dr. Michael Green will take over as the next President, Vice-Chancellor, Dean, ...

> Read more of Dr. Verma's latest blog.

NOSM University’s External Relations Team Wins Prestigious National and International Awards

NOSM University is thrilled to announce that its External Relations team has been honoured with two 2024 Gold Quill Awards from the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC). The team received accolades in the Marketing, Advertising, and Brand Communication division, as well as in the Creative Design for Th...

> Read more about the awards

NOSM University Announces New President, Vice-Chancellor, Dean and CEO

NOSM University is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Michael Green as incoming President, Vice-Chancellor, Dean and CEO, effective November 1, 2024. The NOSM University Board of Governors unanimously approved the appointment on June 13, 2024. Dr. Green assumes the role following the retirement of Dr. Sarita Verm...

> Read more about Dr. Green's appointment

NOSM University researchers help Canada prepare for future health emergencies

Drs. Barb Zelek and Brianne Wood at the NOSM University Research Toward Health Hub (NORTHH)—part of the Dr. Gilles Arcand Centre for Health Equity—are supporting a new national initiative, the PREPARED project. It is led by Dr. Andrew Pinto at Upstream Lab, Unity Health Toronto, with support from researchers and researc...

> Read more about the PREPARED project

Dr. Melanie Langille Named NOSM University’s New Global Health Coordinator

NOSM University is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Melanie Langille as Global Health Coordinator, effective July 1, 2024. A NOSM University alumna, Dr. Langille is a bilingual hospitalist physician at Health Sciences North and a palliative care physician at Maison McCulloch Hospice. Dr. Langille is also an Ass...

> Read more about NOSM University’s new Global Health Coordinator.

NODIP Renamed Dietetic Practicum Program (DPP)

Effective fall 2024, the Northern Ontario Dietetic Internship Program (NODIP) will be renamed the NOSM University Dietetic Practicum Program (DPP). This strategic name change aligns with recent Ontario legislation changes regarding paid internships. Furthermore, the change integrates the Dietetic Practicum Program into uni...

> Read more about this strategic name change.

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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