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NOSM Faculty Member Awarded by College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario

At a recent College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario Council meeting, Dr. William McCready, Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM), was presented with a Council Award recognizing the compassionate and individual care that he delivers to each of his patients. Described by his colleagues as an “outstanding physician,” Dr. McCready has led the establishment of a renal unit that is second to none and has been a driving force in the development and growth of medical training in Northern Ontario. The Council Award distinguishes physicians who have demonstrated excellence in the eight ro...

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NOSM’s eLearning Initiatives Awarded 2008 ORION Learning Honour

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) has been selected the ORION Learning Award recipient of 2008. In responding to the unique challenges of Northern Ontario, NOSM has created an innovative distributed model of education that integrates the latest in broadband technologies and eLearning initiatives to assist in the delivery of its distinctive curriculum. The ORION Learning Award recognizes the achievements of faculty, students and/or staff in organizations in the implementation of initiatives that make use of ORION and advanced networks to promote and facilitate successful examples of innovations in teaching, learning and tr...

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NOSM Hosts Partnership Opportunities in Research Gathering

On Thursday, November 6, 2008, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) concluded a three-day Partnership Opportunities in Research Gathering in Thunder Bay. Over one hundred participants from Aboriginal communities, NOSM, and health research organizations attended this unique event. The first forum of its kind in Canada, the Gathering included lively debate on a range of topics regarding research involving Aboriginal peoples and their communities. Many participants voiced frustration over historical research practices which have failed to provide benefits for Aboriginal people or communities. Lack of respect for or recognition ...

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