NOSM University faculty member and resident recognized with national award bestowed by the Canadian Association of General Surgeons
An Assistant Professor and General Surgery Resident at NOSM University were awarded the G. William N. Fitzgerald Award for Excellence in Rural Surgery on September 17, 2022 at the Canadian Surgery Forum in Toronto. The annual award, which is presented by the Canadian Association of General Surgeons, is bestowed to "one surgeon and one trainee who have shown substantial commitment to the betterment of surgery for rural populations and to the practice of the surgical arts through education, advocacy and dedication." This year's recipients are Dr. Ken Foster, Assistant Professor and General Surgeon in Parry Sound, and Dr. Nastasia Wasilewsk...Read more.
Support NOSM University Learners this GivingTuesday
Tuesday, November 29 is GivingTuesday and there’s a way we can help alleviate student debt even faster. Covering as much of their tuition as possible will incentivize those same students to follow their passion for health care at NOSM University, and then perhaps, to follow their hearts back home to practise. Thanks to a transformational $10 million gift from the FDC Foundation, every dollar donated to NOSM University has the potential to make two. That means—with some more fundraising—we could ultimately have $20 million towards student financial aid. Our students graduate with nearly twice the debt of students at other medi...Read more.
Métis Nation of Ontario supports NOSM University students with $515k bursary
Donation will be matched by the FDC Foundation totalling $1,030,000 for Métis medical students The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) is providing an endowment of $515,000 to NOSM University, Canada’s first independent medical university.The endowment will fund a bursary program for Métis students pursuing their MD at NOSM University and is being matched by the FDC Foundation. “As the government representing Métis in Ontario, we are proud to do what we can to encourage academic and skills development, helping citizens of the Métis Nation of Ontario achieve their goals,” said MNO President Margaret Froh. “This bursary will e...Read more.