Getting Out There; Speaking Up
Insightful conversations that reach beyond the usual “meet and greet”. Sol Mamakwa, MPP for Kiiwetinoong, Ontario and former NOSM board member, shares many of my views when it comes to long-term strategies to address the health-care needs of Northern Ontario. We had a frank conversation about the role NOSM should play in advocacy and policy influence as we discussed many of the facts about the social determinants of health in Northern Ontario as outlined in my previous blog, “Uniquely Northern”. Read more in the latest edition of Northern Routes....Read more.
O-Week: Welcome to our first-year medical students
At our campus across the North, it is arguably the most wonderful time of the year. I can feel the bustle of excitement that comes with the same certainty as the crisp autumn air. Welcome back to our returning learners, faculty and staff. I hope you enjoyed the beautiful summer and had time relaxing with family and friends. Read more in the latest edition of Northern Routes....Read more.
The end of Summer: Teaming up for fall
As summer comes to an end and the leaves begin to change, we’re gearing up for yet another academic year. Of course many of us have been working throughout the summer and in fact our post graduate programs have been well into their academic year. I hope everyone was still able to revel in the smells of sunscreen, bonfires, the lake and camp, fresh fish, and forest air. I have to say that I have never seen such bright sunsets, heard such bounding thunder, nor experienced such brilliant rainbows as I did in Northern Ontario. Read more in the latest edition of Northern Routes....Read more.