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New funding dedicated to support NOSM medical learners during COVID-19

As part of an important contribution to alleviate the pressures created by COVID-19 on medical students and residents, the Canadian Medical Association Foundation (CMAF) is collaborating with the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) to provide direct financial support. The new grant program is available through NOSM’s financial aid offices. “Medical students and residents are a critical part of today and tomorrow’s health-care system. This is why it was imperative for us to provide support to ensure they can continue pursuing their medical career,” says Allison Seymour, CMAF President. “The hope is that if we can reli...

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Northern Ontario School of Medicine hosting a virtual information session on MD program admissions

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) will be hosting virtual information sessions for individuals interested in applying to the MD Program. These sessions are held annually in conjunction with the opening of the new admission cycle. Learn about the admission requirements and application process at the following information sessions: Date:            Thursday, June 25, 2020 Time:           6:30 p.m. EST Date:            Tuesday, June 30, 2020 Time:           6:30 p.m. EST Registration is required for these events. 2020 Admissions Information Session Registration ...

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NOSM hosts virtual Board meeting during COVID-19 outbreak

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) held its regular board meeting on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 using telephone and online technology to accommodate a virtual meeting. Highlights of the discussion and decisions include: Sarita Verma, NOSM Dean, President and CEO, provided the Board with an update regarding the monitoring of COVID-19 for NOSM learners, faculty and staff. The Financial Report ending January 31, 2020 was reviewed and approved as presented to the Board. A revised Faculty Appointment and Reappointment Policy was approved. Each of the standing committees reported updates. A key focus over the pas...

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