Bell Let’s Talk Day at NOSM
According to the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, 1 in 5 Canadians will experience a mental health issue in their lifetime. Today, in honour of Bell Let's Talk Day, the Healthy Workplace Group brought together staff from across the School to discuss mental health in the workplace over lunch. Participants learned about wellness programs for NOSM learners and residents, including our new wellness rooms in Sudbury and Thunder Bay, and our new app NOSM Well. The event was also an opportunity to discuss resources available to staff and what a healthy workplace looks like to them. Join the conversation: For every text message...Read more
NOSM Hosts International Workshop on Physician Recruitment and Retention
Focus on Establishing a Stable Health-Care Workforce in Rural and Remote Communities The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) today hosted the Remote Rural Workforce Stability Forum, an international, multi-site forum on physician recruitment and retention. The forum focused on recruitment and retention of the health workforce in rural and remote communities and the role of medical schools, health service organizations, communities and government in creating workforce stability. NOSM was established as a government strategy to address the health needs of Northern Ontarians, improve access to quality care and contribute to ...Read more.
NOSM Announces Incoming Dean and CEO
Dr. Sarita Verma appointed as Medical School’s next leader. The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Sarita Verma as Dean and CEO of NOSM effective July 1, 2019. The NOSM Board of Directors unanimously approved the appointment on December 12, 2018. "We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Verma to NOSM and to the wider campus of Northern Ontario,” says Dr. Pierre Zundel, Chair of the NOSM Board of Directors and Interim President and Vice Chancellor of Laurentian University. “Dr. Verma’s passion, vision and experience will continue to propel NOSM toward world leadership in distributed...Read more on Dr. Verma.