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NOSM University seeks members for Board of Governors

Posted on July 4, 2022

Individuals who share NOSM University’s commitment to improve health-care access for the peoples and communities in Northern Ontario are encouraged to apply to join the newly established Board of Governors.

NOSM University remains steadfast in its commitment to providing high-quality education to future physicians and health professionals and continue to be an internationally recognized leader in distributed, learning-centred, community-engaged education and research. Geography, culture, and socioeconomic realities create a complex tapestry of health service inequities in Northern Ontario. NOSM University commits to working with community partners to advocate for equity, access and understanding at the interface of research, education, and care.

The Board of Governors champions the importance of exceptional board leadership and Board members will be active advocates and ambassadors for the organization and fully engaged in identifying and securing the financial resources and partnerships necessary for NOSM University to advance its mission.

Application Information

Individuals of all gender identities, racially visible people, Indigenous and Francophone peoples, people with disabilities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage with diverse communities are encouraged to apply. A connection to Northern Ontario is essential. Those interested, who have the particular skill set and experience identified, are encouraged to apply through the online application form. Applications must be received no later than July 28, 2022, at 4:00 p.m.

For information about eligibility and to access the online application form, please visit the Board of Governors webpage.

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NOSM University is Canada’s first independent medical university and one of the greatest education and physician workforce strategy success stories of Northern Ontario. More than just a medical university, it was purpose built to address the health needs of the region. While advocating for equitable access to care, the university contributes to the economic development of Northern Ontario. NOSM University relies on the commitment and expertise of the peoples of Northern Ontario to educate health-care professionals to practise in Indigenous, Francophone, rural, remote and underserved communities. With a focus on diversity, inclusion and advocacy, NOSM University is an award-winning, socially accountable organization renowned for its innovative model of distributed, community-engaged education and research.

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