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The Joy of Practising Family Medicine

Rarely are we given a window into our own impact on the lives of others. Recently, someone reached out to me on social media, and gave me perhaps the best gift I have ever received. This person is a former patient from my time as a practising family physician in Kingston, Ontario. Although I have not been in practice there ...

> Read the latest issue of Northern Routes: The Joy of Practising Family Medicine.

NOSM University seeks applicants for Summer Studentship Program

Applications to NOSM University’s 2024 Summer Studentship Program are open February 1–15, 2024. Established by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, NOSM University’s Summer Studentship Program provides university students studying in a regulated health-care profession program with an opportunity t...

> Apply to the Summer Studentship Program.

Young families can help train future doctors at NOSM University

NOSM University is seeking families with healthy infants, babies, and toddlers to participate in educating future doctors. Families will receive payment for their child’s participation in a check-up with a medical student, under the supervision of a physician teacher. January 9, 2024 – Infants (born after November 10...

> Help train future doctors.

A labour of love: Meet Dr. Naana Jumah, OB-GYN and advocate for Indigenous maternal health 

Dr. Naana Jumah, an Obstetrician Gynaecologist at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre and Assistant Professor at NOSM University, is an ally and advocate for Indigenous maternal health, and the recent winner of the Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada’s Carl Nimrod Educator Award. A Rhodes Scholar,...

> Learn more about Dr. Jumah.

Curated Black History Month collection launches at NOSM University Health Sciences Library 

Launched February 1, a new subject guide focused on Black History Month resources is available from NOSM University Health Sciences Library, thanks to a collaboration with the Equity and Inclusion unit.   “Our goal in creating this guide is to help NOSM University community members access important learning opportunit...

> Read more about the curated Black History Month collection.

NOSM University Elder Frank Ozawagosh honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award from Anishinabek Nation 

Husband and wife team Frank and Julie Ozawagosh have been a mainstay at NOSM University since its inception in 2005. Recently, Frank was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award from Anishinabek Nation—a distinction awarded to Julie in 2015.   Recognized as Elders at NOSM University, Frank and Julie prefer to be ca...

> Read more about how Elder Frank Ozawagosh was honoured with award.

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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