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NOSM University Recovering from Cyber Incident

NOSM University is recovering from a campus-wide service disruption due to a cyber incident that was detected on Wednesday, May 17, 2023. Campus internet in both Sudbury and Thunder Bay, as well as shared and departmental drives, and many university websites and services, continue to be inaccessible. Upon discovery of the issue, NOSM University staff immediately took steps to secure and protect the network and data/information. The university also retained experts who are advising as to next steps. “We understand that disruptions like these are frustrating to staff, faculty and students, and that people have a lot of questions,...

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NOSM University Achievement Celebration Honours Excellence in Medical Education

NOSM University is proud to announce the accomplishments of faculty, learners and alumni at the inaugural NOSM University Achievement Celebration, held on Friday, May 5, 2023. The awards ceremony, part of the annual Northern Constellations faculty development conference, drew physicians from across Northern Ontario to Thunder Bay. The ceremony recognized eight faculty, four learners, two alumni and one honorary alumnus who have each demonstrated exemplary service and commitment to health care, medical education, and research in Northern Ontario. Nominations were made by faculty, learners, alumni, staff, and community members. In ...

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NOSM University receives $500,000 gift from Marcel and Frances Labelle Foundation

Donation supporting Northeastern MD students will be matched by FDC Foundation  The Marcel and Frances Labelle Foundation has donated $500,000 to support NOSM University students from Northeastern Ontario. The gift will be matched by the FDC Foundation, creating a $1 million endowment for undergraduate medical students from communities along the Highway 11 corridor, including Hearst, Kapuskasing, Timmins, and Cochrane. “We are so grateful to the Marcel and Frances Labelle Foundation for their continued vision, generosity and support,” says Dr. Sarita Verma, President, Vice Chancellor, Dean and CEO of NOSM University. “Truly,...

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