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Strato Family Endowment will support students and better access to care in the North

Stan and Judy Strato of Sudbury recently made an impressive gift of $155,425 to the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM). The gift will establish the Strato Family Endowment. “We are not public people but we know how important it is to give back,” says Judy, a retired nurse and former director of imaging services at the former Sudbury General Hospital. “I have always been aware of the shortage of physicians in the North and I was extremely happy to see the medical school come to fruition. With this donation, it is hoped that others may be encouraged to do the same.” Stan says his own cancer diagnosis led to many exper...

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Northern physicians and workforce strategy focus of two new NOSM roles

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) is pleased to announce two new roles with a focus on supporting northern physicians and workforce strategy. Driven by the need to create greater health equity for rural, remote, Francophone and Indigenous communities, NOSM is focused on building workforce capacity and introducing innovative models of care that will lead to more equitable access to care for patients in Northern Ontario. “Providing professional development opportunities specific to our region’s realities is a key part of improving quality care in Northern Ontario and retaining physicians to rural and remote communities,...

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NOSM Board of Directors Seeks Five Members

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) is seeking five (5) individuals to join the Board of Directors in September 2020. If you share NOSM’s commitment to improve health care access for the people and communities in Northern Ontario, this is an ideal opportunity for you. NOSM’s vision of Innovative education and research for a healthier North means we remain steadfast in our commitment to providing high-quality education to physicians and health professionals, and continue to be a leader in distributed, learning-centred, community-engaged education and research. The Northern Ontario School of Medicine is seeking individ...

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