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Mentorship and community support inspires rural generalist practice for NOSM alumnus

Dr. Adam Moir (MD 2009, Family Medicine 2011) says one of the things that has helped him as a rural generalist is finding mentors. “If I have one skill, it's recognizing people that I admire and identifying them as a mentor. I reach out to physicians from different fields of medicine with different skill sets than me and I try to emulate their passion for clinical work or teaching.” He recalls how, in his early days of medical school at NOSM, he made connections with mentors that he still values to this day. Some of his earliest placements included the north shore communities of Terrace Bay and Marathon. “I spent the entire thir...

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Celebrating the Centre for Social Accountability

“Welcome to the inaugural celebration of the Centre for Social Accountability!” An enthusiastic and heartfelt welcome from the Centre’s director, Dr. Erin Cameron, began a landmark event that included stories of success so far, and a promising future yet to come. NOSM University’s Centre for Social Accountability (CFSA) was officially celebrated on Friday, June 24, 2022 with an event jointly hosted online and in-person in both Thunder Bay and Sudbury. In addition to sharing success stories and highlighting important partnerships and collaborations, the event included comments from Dr. Sarita Verma, NOSM University President; Dr....

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Dr. Travis Marion named NOSM University’s new Program Director of Orthopedic Surgery

NOSM University announces Dr. Travis Marion as the incoming Program Director of the Orthopedic Surgery residency program, effective July 1, 2022.  Dr. Marion will be working in an associate capacity during the month of August and will take on the full Program Director leadership role on September 1, 2022. Dr. Marion is an orthopedic surgeon who has been practicing at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC) and regional centres since 2017. He is an Assistant Professor at NOSM University and is the current TBRHSC Spine Surgery Medical Lead. Originally from Thunder Bay, Dr. Marion completed his MD and orthopedic residenc...

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