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Extended Deadline to apply to NOSM’s Annual Health Sciences Summer Camp

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) maintains a commitment to providing information to rural, remote, Indigenous, and Francophone youth about health careers. 

This year NOSM will host its annual Health Sciences Summer Camp from July 4-8, 2016 at Laurentian University in Sudbury and from July 11-15, 2016 at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay. These week-long programs provide students with an opportunity to explore health-care careers, obtain hands-on experience, and find a mentor. 

Camp activities include: casting and x-rays; CSI; physiology and anatomy; Indigenous culture, health and tradition; Francophone culture, health and tradition; and, much more!

NOSM is currently seeking interested high school students who are 14-16 years of age and will be attending Grade 10 and 11 in September 2016. Application deadline has been extended to Friday, May 20, 2016. Accepted applicants will be contacted by NOSM by June 8, 2016 and will be required to submit a non-refundable registration fee of $400.

Financial opportunities are available to Indigenous students.

Students interested in participating in the camps are encouraged to contact Véronique Poirier, Health Sciences Summer Camp Coordinator, toll free at 
1-800-461-8777 ext. 7198 or by email to camp@nosm.ca.

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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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