Demonstrating impact and leading for change
Foremost on in our minds these days is the filing for court protection under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA) by Laurentian University. Many of you, our friends and partners, have expressed concern for NOSM and the effect this may have on us. As NOSM’s degree-granting institutions, both Laurentian Univ...> Read more.
Donor supports transformation of physician workforce planning in Northern Ontario
Derek Day recently donated $210,000 from his late mother’s estate—the Estate of Ruth Day—to assist in transforming physician workforce planning in Northern Ontario and support the creation of a new Rural Generalist Pathway (RGP) at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM). Since NOSM’s inception in 2002, it...> Read more.
Innovation in times of crisis: how NOSM faculty created curriculum that challenges students to advocate for impactful change
As the world faced the unprecedented health crisis of COVID-19, faculty at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) made pivotal changes to its fourth-year MD curriculum. At a time when students were not able to work on the frontlines, NOSM faculty worked quickly to introduce a new curriculum that focused on building ...> Read more.