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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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NOSM Board Holds First Meeting with New Dean, President and CEO

Using a combination of web- and teleconference connectivity across Northern Ontario, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) held its Annual Members and Board of Directors meetings on Wednesday, September 18, 2019. The Board welcomed the Chair, Dr. Robert Haché, President of Laurentian University and Dr. Sarita Verma, NOSM Dean, President and CEO for their first meeting of the NOSM Board. Honorary Members Claude Lacroix, Laurentian Board of Governor’s Chair and Ross Murray, Lakehead Board of Governor’s Chair were in attendance for the Annual Meeting of Members. In accordance with Board policy, Dr. Michel Bédard, Luc...

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