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NOSM Maintains Full Accreditation of MD Degree

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) has received full accreditation of its educational program leading to the MD degree. The review, originally scheduled as an in-person on-site visit, became the first in Canada to undergo a two-step virtual visit due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Accreditation is a process by which institutions and programs voluntarily undergo an extensive peer evaluation of their compliance with accepted standards for educational quality. Through accreditation, the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS) provides assurance to medical students, graduates, the medical profession, health...

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NOSM Appoints Academic Director for its new Centre for Social Accountability

Dr. Sarita Verma, Dean, President and CEO of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Erin Cameron, PhD, as the inaugural Academic Director of the Centre for Social Accountability beginning a three-year term on July 1, 2021. Her appointment marks an important milestone in the development of the School’s new Centre for Social Accountability (CFSA). “Erin is a well-known faculty member and an active academic researcher at NOSM who is highly regarded for her focus on innovative, socially accountable medical education research,” says Dr. David Marsh, Associate Dean, Research Innovat...

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NOSM and Science North inspire Northern Ontario Indigenous youth to pursue careers in health care

Indigenous youth across Northern Ontario are being invited to learn more about STEM concepts with the goal of inspiring a career in health care. The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) and Science North signed a collaboration agreement on April 20, 2021 to partner on the delivery of health, life and human sciences related programming to Indigenous youth across Northern Ontario. “Science North is very excited to be partnering with NOSM to deliver health sciences related educational programming to youth in First Nation communities. The programs developed will excite youth about the science in their everyday lives that rela...

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