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Board Retreat Held in Thunder Bay Focusses on NOSM’s Strategic Direction

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) held a two-day Board of Directors meeting in Thunder Bay on November 27 and 28, 2019. On the first day, the Board attended the Lakehead University Report to the Community where they learned about annual achievements and viewed interactive research exhibits. The afternoon was spent in a workshop discussing the future of social accountability and what the School’s role could be moving forward. This session was facilitated by Drs. Alexander Anawati, Erin Cameron and Joseph LeBlanc. The second day of meetings focused on the School’s strategic priorities with Dr. Sarita Verma, Dean, Pre...

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New members of decanal team announced

Following an extensive search to fill four key leadership roles, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) is pleased to announce its new decanal team. “Since July 1, a major priority was to recruit for these key leadership positions,” says Dr. Sarita Verma, NOSM Dean, President and CEO. “I was delighted by the quality of the applicants and am very excited to round out the executive team at NOSM with these high-calibre professionals.” Joining NOSM’s decanal team are: Dr. Rob Anderson, Associate Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education and Health Sciences Programs. Dr. Anderson will oversee the academic elements of all...

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Three NOSM recipients take home the 40 Under Forty Award

Dr. Alex Anawati, Dr. Grace Ma and Pamela Haight of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) received the 40 Under Forty Award from Northern Ontario Business. Dr. Alex Anawati is a NOSM assistant professor, alumnus, and emergency physician. Dr. Grace Ma is a NOSM assistant professor, researcher scientist, and surgeon. Pamela Haight is a project manager in Continuing Education and Professional Development at NOSM. The award recognizes emerging leaders who are actively involved in their work and through their contributions to the community. “All three NOSM recipients are very deserving of this award. The entire NOSM co...

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