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Admissions Information Sessions

The Admissions & Learner Recruitment Office runs information sessions for those interested in applying to NOSM’s MD program.

These sessions are held annually in June/July, in conjunction with the opening of the new admission cycle and provide prospective applicants with an opportunity to learn about the admission requirements and application process.

The 2021 Admissions Information Sessions were conducted virtually via WebEx.

Read the descriptions of each session below.

NOTE: A recording of each session is now available on this webpage.

General Admissions Information Session – Tuesday, June 22, 2021 | 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM EST

You should plan to attend this session if you are considering applying to NOSM. The information presented will be specific to the application for the Fall of 2022. The session will include:

  • A presentation from a current NOSM medical student about their experience in applying to NOSM and their insights into what being a NOSM student is like.
  • A presentation from a NOSM Admissions Officer outlining the requirements for the NOSM MD application process for all NOSM Streams.
  • An opportunity to have your application questions answered during the Q & A session following the presentations.

A recording of this session is now available: General Admissions Information Session

Rural Generalist Stream (RGS) Admissions Information Session – Wednesday, June 23, 2021 | 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM EST

This session is intended for applicants who have a strong desire to pursue a career as a rural generalist family physician and are interested in applying to NOSM through the Rural Generalist Stream.

The information presented will be specific to the application for the Fall of 2022. The session will include:

  • A presentation from a current NOSM medical student talking about their rural exposure and experiences at NOSM.
  • A presentation from the Assistant Dean, Physician Workforce Strategy and rural physician Dr. Sarah Newbery about why “going rural” is so exciting.
  • A presentation from a NOSM Admissions Officer outlining the requirements for the NOSM MD application process for the Rural Generalist Stream specifically.
  • An opportunity to have your application questions answered during the Q & A session following the presentations.

A recording of this session is now available: Rural Generalist Stream (RGS) Admissions Information Session

Indigenous Admissions Stream Information Session – Thursday, June 24, 2021 | 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM EST

This session is intended to support Indigenous applicants who are interested in applying to NOSM through the Indigenous Admissions Stream.

The information presented will be specific to the application for the Fall of 2022. The session will include:

  • A presentation from a current NOSM Indigenous medical student talking about their application process and what it is like to be a medical student at NOSM.
  • A presentation from the Indigenous Affairs Unit staff outlining the supports and resources that you can look forward to at NOSM as a medical student.
  • A presentation from a NOSM Admissions Officer outlining the requirements for the NOSM MD application process for the Indigenous Admissions Stream specifically
  • An opportunity to have your application questions answered during the Q & A session following the presentations.

A recording of this session is now available: Indigenous Admissions Stream Information Session