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Continuing Education and Professional Development

WELCOME TO NOSM’S CONTINUING EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OFFICE!

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) Continuing Education and Professional Development (CEPD) Office is accredited to provide Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits on behalf of the College of Family Physicians and the Royal college of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. The CEPD Office is dedicated to providing high quality, learner-centered, continuing medical education, faculty development and professional development opportunities. CEPD educational programming promotes scholarly activity, longitudinal learning, enhances clinical and teaching competencies, and enriches the overall performance of health-care professionals and faculty to better meet the health needs of Northern Ontario.

The CEPD Office is committed to offering high quality Continuing Medical Education and Faculty Development in accordance with the guidelines and policies of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC), The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC), the Canadian Medical Association (CMA), the Association of the Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC), the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME), the Accreditation Council of Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), and the Northern Ontario School of Medicine.

Mission Statement

The Continuing Education and Professional Development (CEPD) Office is dedicated to providing high quality, learner-centered, continuing medical education, faculty development and professional development opportunities.  CEPD educational programming promotes scholarly activity, longitudinal learning, enhances clinical and teaching competencies, and enriches the overall performance of health-care professionals and faculty to better meet the health needs of Northern Ontario.

Strategic Plan: 2016-2018

CEPD Request for Service & Fee Schedule

The ‘Request for Service‘ is an on-line form that faculty can use to request the services of the CEPD Office for the following:

  • Application review for certification of CFPC Mainpro+ (1 credit per learning hour)
  • Application review for accreditation of RCPSC Section 1 or Section 3 programs
  • Application/Program development support
  • Quick turn-around of your application review
  • Various 3rd party support services for your program when certifying/accrediting through the CEPD Office

***Important***

To complete the Request for Service, you will require the following information (please do not initiate the form until you have this information on-hand):

  • Scientific Planning Committee (SPC) Chair name and contact information (*Must be NOSM faculty)
  • Physician Organization name(s) and contact information
  • Administrative support name and contact information (if applicable)
  • Program details (title, type, start date, location, learning hours, # of anticipated participants, delivery method, target audience)
  • Type of credit sought (Determined by your target audience: CFPC Mainpro+, RCPSC Section 1 or 3, both)

Contact Us

Toll Free: 1-800-461-8777 ext. 7464

Tel: 807-766-7464

Fax Sudbury: 705-662-7262

Fax Thunder Bay: 807-866-7516

General Email: cepd@nosm.ca

CEPD Team

Dr. Janice Willett, MD, FRCSC
Associate Dean, Faculty Affairs &
Continuing Education & Professional Development (CEPD)

Dr. James Goertzen, MD, CCFP, MCISc, FCFP
Assistant Dean, CEPD

Dr. Stephen Cooper, MD, CCFP, FCFP
Medical Director, Continuing Medical Education (CME)

Dr. Adam Moir, MD, CCFP (EM)
Medical Director, Faculty Development (FD)

Ms. Anita Arella, M.A.
Director, Faculty Affairs & CEPD

Ms. Heather Westaway, R.Kin, MMEL
Manager, Faculty Affairs & CEPD

Ms. Lavina (Vin) Auld
Videoconferencing/OTN NOSM Lead Coordinator
Executive Assistant to Senior Associate Dean & Dean’s Office

Ms. Judy Bentham
Executive Assistant, Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs

Dr. Clare Cook, Ph.D.
CEPD Research Coordinator

Ms. Julie Colquhoun
CEPD Accreditation Coordinator

Ms. Alisha Migneault
CEPD Accreditation Coordinator

Ms. Melissa Brûlé
CEPD Project Coordinator

Ms. Lisa Kokanie
CEPD Coordinator

Mr. Jonathan Lawrence
CEPD Research Assistant

Ms. Linda Liboiron-Grenier
FA and CEPD Administrative Assistant

Continuing Education and Professional Development Quick Links