In the Spotlight
Dr. Jacinta Oyella named incoming Site Director of NOSM University’s Family Medicine Remote First Nations Stream
NOSM University announces Dr. Jacinta Oyella as the incoming Site Director of the Family Medicine Remote First Nations Stream, effective May 1, 2022. Dr. Oyella practises as a Community Physician for Matawa Health Co-operative (MHC). She completed medical school at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda and is an alumna of the Family Medicine Remote First Nation Stream. Currently, Dr. Oyella is a Clinical Lecturer and Preceptor at NOSM University and has acted as a competency coach for NOSM University residents. Dr. Oyella has received recognition for her work, including peer-reviewed articles and was recognized by The Women Delive...Read more
NOSM University says miigwetch, merci and thanks this National Volunteer Week
During National Volunteer Week 2022—this year from April 24 to 30—we say chi miigwetch, merci beaucoup, and heartfelt thanks to the many individuals who have taken on health advocacy and volunteer efforts across Northern Ontario, including NOSM University’s standardized patients, Board Members, Indigenous Reference Group, Francophone Reference Group, Local NOSM Groups, and many more. This year’s theme for National Volunteer Week is “Volunteering is empathy in action,” which affirms the strong connection between volunteerism and empathy. According to Volunteer Canada, empathy helps people relate to others, builds awareness ...Read more.
You’re Invited: Dean’s Lecture Series 2022
Dr. Sarita Verma, President and Vice-Chancellor of NOSM University invites you to the annual Dean’s Lecture Series—a student-led event. This year, in celebration of Earth Day and because it is NOSM University’s year dedicated to climate change and social justice, the theme is Environmental Accountability and Sustainability in Medicine and Medical Education. Watch live via YouTube, as our incredible line-up of dynamic speakers from across the country share their perspectives on the importance of planetary health. April 24, 2022 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. EST https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6kwqJkMA-eA...Read more.