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NOSM Board of Directors Seeks New Members

Friday, January 23, 2015

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) is seeking five (5) individuals to join the Board of Directors in September 2015.

Since its official opening in 2005, the School has developed and delivered a distinctive model of distributed, community-engaged, and socially accountable medical education and research. NOSM serves as the Faculty of Medicine of Lakehead University in Thunder Bay and the Faculty of Medicine of Laurentian University in Sudbury, with teaching and research sites across Northern Ontario.

NOSM is a made-in-the-North solution that is attracting attention from around the world for its innovative model. In just a few years, NOSM has become a world leader in community-engaged medical education and research, while staying true to its social accountability mandate of contributing to improving the health of the people and communities of Northern Ontario. When the School welcomed its first students in September 2005, it became the first new medical school in Canada in over 30 years and the only Canadian medical school to be established as a stand-alone, not-for-profit corporation, with its own Board of Directors and corporate by-laws.

Application Information
Applicants must complete and submit a NOSM Board of Directors Application Form, accompanied by a CV or resumé and the names and contact information of three (3) references. All applications will be acknowledged.

Application forms and other supporting documents are available at nosm.ca/board.

Enquiries and applications should be forwarded to:

Chair, Nominations and Community Relations Sub-Committee
c/o Gina Kennedy, Secretary to Board of Directors
935 Ramsey Lake Road
Sudbury, ON P3E 2C6
Phone: 705-662-7206
Email: gkennedy@nosm.ca

Deadline for submissions is February 13, 2015.

For media inquiries, please contact:

Kim Daynard                          
Director of Communications

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The Northern Ontario School of Medicine is committed to the education of high quality physicians and health professionals, and to international recognition as a leader in distributed, learning-centered, community-engaged education and research. 

Kimberley Larkin
Communications Officer
Phone: 705-662-7243
Email: klarkin@nosm.ca 


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