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Supporting academic work in clinical settings: NOSM and the Hospital renew Academic Affiliation Agreement

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) and Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (the Hospital) have renewed their affiliation agreement for the benefit of learners, scientists, as well as patients and their care partners in Northern Ontario. The agreement aligns and strengthens academic work in clinical settings and enhances patient care, education and research. Under the terms of this five-year agreement, the Hospital and NOSM remain dedicated to their long-standing affiliation and shared academic mission to support academic work in clinical settings with a focus on social accountability in Northern Ontario. Both insti...

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NOSM Welcomes New Resident Doctors to Northern Ontario

On July 1, 2020, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) welcomed 64 new resident doctors to Northern Ontario. These doctors—having recently graduated from an MD program at NOSM or at other Canadian medical schools—will practice medicine with the supervision of a licensed physician, while learning about a particular medical specialty. “This group of resident doctors are some of the best and brightest, and we are honoured to have them join the Northern Ontario School of Medicine,” says Dr. Robert Anderson, NOSM’s Associate Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education. “Residency is one of the most critical times in the devel...

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Two new NOSM MD seats earmarked for the Department of National Defense

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine’s (NOSM) MD program is offering two new medical student seats exclusively for military candidates who are selected for subsidization by the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). “By partnering with the Department of National Defense we will prepare Canadian military physicians to treat underserviced and remote communities across Canada and around the world,” says Dr. Sarita Verma, NOSM Dean, President and CEO. “It is an honour to help prepare Canadian military physicians with this level of hands-on training. There truly is no better training ground than Northern Ontario.” “NOSM has been ac...

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