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Dr. Gilles Arcand Centre for Health Equity Officially Opens at NOSM University

Made possible by transformational $10 million gift from the Temerty Foundation NOSM University is officially cutting the ribbon on the Dr. Gilles Arcand Centre for Health Equity. The grand opening of this Centre signals another major step forward in the improvement of health and wellness for all in Northern Ontario. Through policy leadership and advocacy, research and innovation, and education that better aligns medical training with community needs, this multidisciplinary, one-of-a-kind Centre in Canada will ultimately help people who both need and deserve better access to health care services across the region and beyond. Just ...

Dr. Gilles Arcand Centre for Health Equity Officially Opens at NOSM University

NOSM University relaunches International MD Electives Program

NOSM University is proud to announce its International MD Electives Program will relaunch on June 1, 2024. The program invites students enrolled at medical schools outside Canada to apply for clinical elective placements beginning in February 2025 through NOSM University. This program offers medical students a hands-on learning experience working alongside skilled clinicians in diverse Northern settings, including rural and remote communities, urban centres, and Indigenous and Francophone communities. To learn more, visit NOSM University’s online Clinical Electives Catalogue at nosm.ca/electives. Applications can be submitted through...

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NOSM University Celebrates 2024 Convocation, Graduates Inaugural Master of Medical Studies Class

Canada’s first independent medical university graduates 69 new physicians—its largest class yet—at ceremonies on May 24, 2024, in Thunder Bay and May 31, 2024, in Sudbury.   “For me this is a poignant event,” says Dr. Sarita Verma, President, Dean, Vice-Chancellor, and CEO of NOSM University. “Not only is it my last time presiding over convocation in this role, but it has also been my personal pleasure to watch this MD class’s entire trajectory throughout their 4-year journey. I know them all well, and I am incredibly proud of their accomplishments. I am honoured to welcome them to the profession.”  A historic mi...

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