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Northern Ontario School of Medicine Granted Full Accreditation

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) and the Government of Ontario are pleased to announce that NOSM, the first new medical school in Canada in over 30 years, has been granted full accreditation of its M.D. education program. In Canada, accreditation is granted by the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS) and the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), two organizations that work together to set, maintain, and approve of the standards for undergraduate medical education at all Canadian medical schools. Dr. Roger Strasser, NOSM Founding Dean, says news of full accreditation marks a significa...

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NOSM Announces New Director of Northern Ontario Health Information Network

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) is pleased to announce that Patricia (Patty) Fink is the successful candidate for the position of Director, Northern Health Information Network (NOHIN), effective January 1, 2009. Ms. Fink joined the Northern Ontario School of Medicine in 2004 as an Electronic Resources Librarian, and since September 2007 has been the Acting Director of NOHIN. Ms. Fink’s academic qualifications are matched by a history of professional accomplishments for which she is ideally suited to the demands of the position. She sits on numerous committees where she effectively advances the interests of the libra...

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NOSM’s Charter Class Takes Next Step Towards Becoming Physicians

Only Medical School in Canada to Have Entire Class Match to Residency Programs on First Attempt The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) is pleased to announce that all undergraduate medical students in its Charter Class have successfully matched to Canadian residency programs on their first attempt. In fact, NOSM was the only Canadian medical school in which all students were matched in the first round. Each student, in their final year at a Canadian medical school, must apply for residency training to become a fully-trained physician. Postgraduate residency programs are offered at all Canadian medical schools in various dis...

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