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NOSM seeks agency applications
for Summer Studentship Program

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) announces today that agencies may apply for funding to have health-care students work at their organization during the summer of 2019. This funding is available through NOSM’s Summer Studentship Program, which was established by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to allow a limited number of regulated health-care students an opportunity to gain relevant work experience in their field of study. The Summer Studentship Program provides funding to approved agencies located in Northern Ontario to hire students who were born and/or raised in Northern Ontario. Eligible health-care prof...

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Electric vehicle donation
supports NOSM researchers

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) recently installed an electric vehicle (EV) charging station. The EV station, generously donated by Bruce Power, has been installed outside NOSM’s medical school building at Laurentian University in Sudbury. This initiative is part of Bruce Power’s $5 million investment in funding to establish and support the Bruce Power Centre for Health, Environment and Radiation at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine. Also located outside NOSM is the new Bruce Power Electric Research Vehicle, which is used by researchers and graduate students at the medical school. This completely emission-...

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NOSM appoints new Director of
Indigenous Affairs

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Joseph LeBlanc as the Director of Indigenous Affairs, effective October 15, 2018. LeBlanc is a life-long Northern Ontarian and member of Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory. Passionate about community health and well-being, he has experience working for a diverse range of organizations, including academic institutions, Indigenous organizations, charities and non-profits. He holds an Honours Bachelor of Environmental Studies in Forest Conservation, an Environmental Management Certificate, and a PhD in Forest Sciences from Lakehead University....

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NOSM Expert Panel on Indigenous
Relations releases final report and
recommendations

Expert Panel on Indigenous Relations at NOSM releases final report and recommendations at fifth Indigenous Community Partnership Gathering   The Expert Panel on Indigenous Relations, engaged by the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) to review the relationships, structures and policies that exist between the School and Indigenous Peoples, has issued its final report and recommendations to the School. Engaged by the School in February 2018, the panel included four faculty members—three Indigenous and one non-Indigenous—from other Canadian medical schools and Laurentian University, who collected and analyzed info...

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NOSM celebrates launch of
new health data centre

The Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences’ (ICES) sixth and final satellite site opened today at the Health Sciences North Research Institute (HSNRI). ICES North is a joint collaboration between HSNRI, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) and Laurentian University. ICES is a not-for-profit research institute that uses population-based health information to produce knowledge on a broad range of health issues. NOSM, HSNRI and Laurentian University have worked together to bring an ICES satellite to Sudbury to advance research opportunities for scientists, clinicians and learners. In the past, researchers had to leave Sudb...

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Dr. Sandra Cameron
appointed as Program Director

Dr. Sandra Cameron appointed as Program Director for NOSM Internal Medicine Residency Program, taking over for Dr. Kim Tilbe, the School’s longest-serving active Program Director The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Sandra Cameron as Program Director of the School’s Internal Medicine Residency Program, effective September 1, 2018. Dr. Sandra Cameron moves from her position as the program’s Medicine Clinical Teaching Unit Director at Health Sciences North in Sudbury. Dr. Cameron brings a wealth of experience in structuring excellent clinical training opportunities ...

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NOSM Board of Directors
Celebrates Successful Year

Rooted in the North Using a combination of web- and teleconference connectivity across Northern Ontario, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) held its Annual Members and Board of Directors meetings on Wednesday, September 19, 2018.In accordance with Board policy, Dr. Alexandre Anawati, Danielle Bélanger-Corbin, Mark Hurst, and Bruce Sutton were reappointed as Directors. George Payne, NOSM medical student, was appointed as a Director for a one-year term. The audited financial statements for the year ending April 30, 2018 were approved as presented, and the Board approved the auditors for the fiscal year ending April 30, 2019. ...

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NOSM Hosting Kids & Concussion
What You Need to Know

Sudbury Wolves Hockey Club team doctor to moderate, and players will share personal experiences with concussion The Continuing Education and Professional Development Office at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) is hosting Kids and Concussion: What You Need to Know, a public education event on concussion. The event is being held in celebration of Coaches’ Week and in recognition of Rowan’s Law Day. Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018 Time: 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Location: Sudbury Arena 240 Elgin Street Media / Conference Room (Off main lobby entrance) Rowan’s Law Day, the last Wednesday in September...

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