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Northern Ontario Dietetic Internship Program

Advancements in Indigenous Health Research Evidence-based practice is integral to the professional obligations and regulation of registered dietitians (RDs).1 The Northern Ontario Dietetic Internship Program (NODIP) at NOSM is leading evidence-based dietetics practice by asking important research questions, systematically finding evidence, assessing the validity, applicability and importance of that evidence, and combining the information with RD expertise and judgment, as well as community values and circumstances to guide decision-making in dietetics.2 NODIP at NOSM includes practice-based projects with RD advisors across a variety...

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Indigenous Partnership Gathering

Save the Date: September 20, 2018 in Kenora Even before the Northern Ontario School of Medicine’s Charter MD class walked through the doors in 2005, the School engaged First Nations and Métis peoples from communities across Northern Ontario as part of its mandate to be accountable to the cultural diversity of the region. Indigenous organizations were at the forefront of the widespread community movement advocating for the establishment of NOSM. Indigenous Partnership Gatherings were established as a way to ensure that Indigenous peoples of Northern Ontario have regular opportunities to provide formative input into the School’...

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Meet our incoming MD class Each spring, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine sends out its offers of admission for the MD program. Members of our new class have been introducing themselves on social media, using the hashtag #yestonosm or #ouiàlemno. In many Northern Ontario communities, recruiting and retaining physicians and other health-care professionals has been a challenge for decades. NOSM is a made-in-the-north solution to regional health inequalities, including physician shortages. The first medical school in Canada with a social accountability mandate, NOSM has become a world-recognized leader in the field of heal...

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