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Dr. Gautam Kumar named NOSM University’s new Program Director of Pediatrics

Dr. Gautam Kumar is the incoming Program Director, Pediatric Residency Program at NOSM University effective July 1, 2024.  A consultant pediatrician who has been practicing in Sudbury for the last 14 years, Dr. Kumar is a graduate of the University of Ottawa's Pediatric Residency and MD programs.   Dr. Kumar has held the position of Chief of Pediatrics at Health Sciences North since 2019. He has been an Assistant Professor at NOSM University since 2010. During this time, he has been heavily involved in the pediatric residency training program, including spending six years as a member of the competence committee. On behalf of ...

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Majority of NOSM University MD Graduates Choose Family Medicine

NOSM University is succeeding in its mission to help create a flourishing health workforce to serve Northern Ontario. The Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS) has concluded its work for 2024. All 69 eligible NOSM University MD students were matched to residency programs. Critically, 38 of those students were matched to family medicine (55%)—the highest proportional rate in Canada. NOSM University is also proud that 36 of the graduating MDs (52%) will be doing their residency training at NOSM University. This is important because about 90% of learners who do both an MD degree and a residency in the North, stay in the North. ...

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Sudbury Researchers Awarded NSERC Grants Totaling $1.1M to Advance Mining-Related Projects

Two researchers at NOSM University and Laurentian University are celebrating major investments in their research today as their projects were successfully awarded funding from grants administered through the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Alliance Missions program. One project studies how Gallium, a critical mineral, can be mined more efficiently while the second project focuses on the extraction of critical minerals from tailings ponds. “Investing in research is directly supporting the advancement of technology, innovation, and economic prosperity. The work of both Dr.Tharmalingam and Dr. Scott ...

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