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Curated Black History Month collection launches at NOSM University Health Sciences Library 

Launched February 1, a new subject guide focused on Black History Month resources is available from NOSM University Health Sciences Library, thanks to a collaboration with the Equity and Inclusion unit.   “Our goal in creating this guide is to help NOSM University community members access important learning opportunities in their own time,” says Dr. Joseph LeBlanc, Associate Dean, Equity and Inclusion. “We hope people engage with the collection to support their individual learning journeys not only this month, but also into the future.”  The subject guide is a curated collection of resources, including e-books, hardcopy b...

Read more about the curated Black History Month collection.

NOSM University Elder Frank Ozawagosh honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award from Anishinabek Nation 

Husband and wife team Frank and Julie Ozawagosh have been a mainstay at NOSM University since its inception in 2005. Recently, Frank was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award from Anishinabek Nation—a distinction awarded to Julie in 2015.   Recognized as Elders at NOSM University, Frank and Julie prefer to be called by the Anishinaabe words Mishomis (grandfather) and Nookomis (grandmother). Their involvement at NOSM University began when the medical school reached out to them about leading a ceremony at the grand opening. Soon after, Frank and Julie began welcoming medical learners to the Sweat Lodge at their home. “We just...

Read more about how Elder Frank Ozawagosh was honoured with award.

National Award Recognizes NOSM University’s Contributions to Northern Ontario’s Francophone Community

(L-R) Danielle Barbeau-Rodrigue, Director of the Francophone Affairs Unit, Dr. Nicole Ranger, Faculty Lead for the Francophone Curricular Initiative, and Dr. Sarita Verma, President, Vice-Chancellor, Dean, and CEO of NOSM University, stand with an award from the Societé Santé en français. NOSM University is the proud co-recipient of a national prize for excellence in Francophone community engagement. The Prix de l’engagement de la communauté, awarded annually by the Société Santé en français, recognizes success in ensuring quality services for the Francophone community in a minority-language context. The award goes to org...

Read more about NOSM University's recent recognition.