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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 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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Majority of NOSM University MD Graduates Choose Family Medicine

NOSM University is succeeding in its mission to help create a flourishing health workforce to serve Northern Ontario. The Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS) has concluded its work for 2024. All 69 eligible NOSM University MD students were matched to residency programs. Critically, 38 of those students were matched to family medicine (55%)—the highest proportional rate in Canada. NOSM University is also proud that 36 of the graduating MDs (52%) will be doing their residency training at NOSM University. This is important because about 90% of learners who do both an MD degree and a residency in the North, stay in the North. ...

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