NOSM’s Vaccination Policy
The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) continues to take proactive steps to ensure the safety and wellbeing of its learners, staff, faculty and visitors who attend NOSM campus buildings in Sudbury and Thunder Bay. To help ensure a safe learning and work environment, NOSM has established a Vaccine Policy that will take effect immediately. As part of this policy, all individuals who access NOSM campus facilities (in Sudbury and Thunder Bay) are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For those who are unvaccinated, and are required to be on campus, will be required to undergo regular testing for COVID-19 and provi...Read more.
NOSM Recognizing National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
In June 2021, the federal government passed legislation to make September 30 a federal statutory day of remembrance called National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. To observe this day of reflection, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) will be closed to provide the NOSM community with an opportunity to reflect on reconciliation and participate in community events. Non-Indigenous people looking to reflect on the legacies of the residential school system may choose to learn more from Survivors. On Wednesday, September 29 from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m., everyone is invited to listen, learn, and reflect on the impacts of resident...Read more
Dr. Emily Groot named NOSM’s new Program Director of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) announces Dr. Emily Groot as the incoming Program Director of the Public Health and Preventive Medicine residency program effective October 18, 2021. Dr. Groot is a public health physician, born and raised in Sault Ste. Marie on the territory of Garden River and Batchewana First Nations. She completed medical school at McMaster University and completed her residency in public health and preventive medicine at Queen’s University. In addition, Dr. Groot holds a Master of Public Health from the University of Toronto. Currently, she is an assistant professor at both NOSM and Queen’s Un...Read more