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Food, glorious food! In all its forms of consumerism, is food insecurity real?

Food insecurity in the North is a multifaceted problem. Northerners rely on a mix of traditional or wild food and market food, and both harvesting and food shipping costs are extremely high. Canada's efforts to provide Northerners in isolated communities with improved access is failing to lower the cost of perishable and ...

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NOSM Welcomes New Associate Program Director

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Ariella Zbar to the position of Associate Program Director for the Public Health and Preventive Medicine (PHPM) residency program, effective January 2020. Dr. Zbar is an Assistant Professor at NOSM and Associate Medical Officer o...

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The Northern Ontario School of Medicine wants to hear from you!

As Northern Ontario School of Medicine’s (NOSM) 2015-2020 strategic plan draws to a close, it is time to design a new plan that ensures the School remains accountable to the needs of Northern Ontarians. NOSM was established with an explicit social accountability mandate to improve the health of the people and com...

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NOSM garden provides harvest for its Culinary Medicine Labs

When the call went out for volunteers for a Green Thumbs Committee at NOSM, Natalie Lefort was quick to answer. She is the School’s Research Laboratory Coordinator and has a flair for gardening. The group started out maintaining flower beds at NOSM at Laurentian University and shortly thereafter built a full-scale vegetab...

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The Northern Ontario School of Medicine wishes to acknowledge that the entirety of the School’s wider campus of Northern Ontario is the Ancestral Traditional Lands of the First Nations Peoples and Métis Peoples who resided alongside. The School also respectfully acknowledges that the medical school building at Laurentian University is located in the Robinson-Huron Treaty territory and at Lakehead University in the Robinson-Superior Treaty territory.