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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...

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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...

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Great things happen when good people come together

A reflection on community learning experiences in Marathon  All of us can make contributions to communities, no matter where we are. Medical professionals and medical learners often have skills, interests, ideas, and energy to contribute to community life beyond what they offer in health care. This summer, Logan Brennan, fourth-year NOSM University medical student, spent two weeks on a rural generalist elective in Marathon. Coincidentally, one of the high school volleyball coaches was hosting a volleyball camp in preparation for the coming season. Logan—who has played at the varsity level and was a member of the Canadian National m...

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