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‘What’s good about our relationships,
and how can we create more of that?

Noojamadaa: Helping build healthy relationships within Anishnawbek communities Marion Maar, Associate Professor of Medical Anthropology at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM), together with First Nations communities of Manitoulin Island and LU Master of Indigenous relations graduate, Beaudin Bennett, has created Noojamadaa, an educational photo exhibit exploring healthy relationships in First Nations families and communities. Before coming to NOSM, Maar was a researcher with an Aboriginal Health Access Centre on Manitoulin Island for eight years. Because of her longstanding relationship with the communities, she was appr...

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NOSM Congratulates Dr. Mitchell

NOSM congratulates Dr. Doris Mitchell on the Grand Opening of The Sacred Tree Wellness Centre located on the reserve of Chapleau Cree First Nation. Dr. Mitchell is a graduate of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine MD (Class of 2010) and residency training.   She grew up in Chapleau and has been providing care there since July 2012. Prior to that, Chapleau did not have a permanent doctor for almost seven years. The Sacred Tree Wellness Centre provides primary health care and health promotion services for Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in collaboration with Chapleau Health Services, Brunswick House First Nation Health Centre,...

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Using a combination of video- and tele-conference connectivity across Northern Ontario, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) held a regular meeting of the Board of Directors on Wednesday, March 16, 2016. At the meeting, Board members heard from Kathleen Beatty, NOSM's Director of Equity and Quality and Ted Bridge, NOSM's Director of Human Resources about the progress made regarding the School's strategy to enhance a safe and respectful NOSM community. In addition, the Board received reports from several Board committees, as well as from the School's Academic Council, Indigenous Reference Group, and Francophone Reference Group....

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