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NOSM University receives transformational $10 million gift from Temerty Foundation

Centre for Social Accountability named Dr. Gilles Arcand Centre for Health Equity in recognition The Temerty Foundation, established by James and Louise Temerty, has made a $10 million gift to support NOSM University medical students and to advance and grow social accountability and health equity initiatives. In recognition of this transformational gift, NOSM University’s Centre for Social Accountability will be named the Dr. Gilles Arcand Centre for Health Equity. Dr. Gilles Arcand was Mrs. Louise Temerty’s brother, a physician who, among other things, practised rural medicine in Northern Quebec. He was dedicated to serving ma...

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NOSM University medical student honoured with national award

Canadian Medical Hall of Fame recognizes  Taylor Murie, NOSM University medical student, receives the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame (CMHF) Award for 2023. The award recognizes a second-year student from each medical school across Canada who exemplifies perseverance, collaboration and an entrepreneurial spirit. Recipients have an established track record of community leadership, superior communication skills and demonstrated interest in advancing knowledge. “I am humbled and honoured to have been chosen as NOSM University’s recipient of the 2023 Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Award,” says Murie. “Receiving an award, such as ...

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Algoma University and NOSM University sign collaboration agreement to address mental health and addictions challenges

Leaders from Algoma University (AU) and NOSM University have signed a collaboration agreement that sets the stage for an increased NOSM University presence on Algoma’s Sault Ste. Marie campus, primarily to help expand mental health and addictions research and training initiatives. Through this collaboration, Algoma and NOSM University are committed to establishing a presence that responds to community needs related to mental health and addiction through focused research, medical education and training programs, clinical experience and health-based systems of prevention, treatment and healing with particular focus on the unique North...

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