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Elections

In accordance with the power vested in the Board by the NOSM University Act, 2021 (the Act), proclaimed in full force on April 1, 2022 (Regulations) and the Senate By-law (December 15, 2022)

Call for Nominations and Expressions of Interest (NEW)

The University Secretary is pleased to begin the process of identifying and setting the election schedule and timeline for the new NOSM University Senate.

SECOND CALL FOR INTEREST TO SERVE ON THE NOSM University Senate – If you share NOSM University’s commitment to improve health care access for the people and communities in Northern Ontario, this is an ideal opportunity for you. NOSM University’s vision of Innovative education and research for a healthier North means we remain steadfast in our commitment to providing high quality education to physicians and health professionals, and continue to be a leader in distributed, learning-centred, community-engaged education and research.

The University Secretary invites those interested to send their name as well as a short 150-word statement giving their qualifications, your division and/or the reasons for their interest, via online before January 13, 2023, at Noon. **Please note that if you put your name forward for the previous election, you MUST resubmit your nomination.

Please follow the LINK to Enter Your Interest and Statement

The term for elected teaching staff is 3 years.  Elected members are eligible for re-election, subject to the provisions in the By-Law and the NOSM University Act, 2021 and applicable policies. The terms for this special election will begin March 31, 2023.

This call is for the following:

  • Clinical Sciences Division (24 seats)
  • Medical Sciences Division (12 seats)
  • Human Sciences Division (12 seats)
  • Indigenous Academics self identified (4 seats)
  • Francophone Academics self identified (4 seats)

Key Dates:   *Late or incomplete nominations will be automatically disqualified

  • December 19, 2022 – Nomination Period open – Link to Interest to Serve Form
  • January 13, 2023 – Nomination Period closes at Noon
  • Between January 16, 2023, to January 31,* 2023 – Election Period (if required) Note that for elections Clinical Sciences Division will vote for Clinical Sciences Division representatives, Human and Medical Sciences will vote for Human and Medical Sciences respectively. This period may be extended*.
  • March 31, 2023 – Terms will begin for the new Senators (first meeting is April 20, 2023)

Memorandum NEW Senate Elections for printing