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Office of Admissions & Learner Recruitment

MSW 2003 955 Oliver Rd.
NOSM University
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 5E1
Toll Free 1-800-461-8777 ext. 7454
Fax: 807-766-7368

Learner Support Services

For general inquiries, please contact us at

Dr. Jason Shack
Assistant Dean, Learner Support Services
Tel: 807-766-7465

Dr. Sherry Mongeau
Interim Director, Learner Support Services
Tel: 705-662-7257
Fax: 705-662-6917

Laura Csontos
Senior Learner Affairs Officer, Learner Support Services
Tel: 705-662-7248
Fax: 705-662-6917

Nicholas Alderton
Senior Learner Affairs Officer, Learner Support Services
Tel: 807-766-7315
Fax: 807-766-7368

Terry Oja
Financial Aid Officer, Learner Support Services
Tel: 807-766-7474
Fax: 807-766-7368

Itunu Osifeso
Administrative Assistant, Learner Support Services
Tel: 705-662-7122

MD Program / Undergraduate Medical Education (UME) Program

For general inquiries, please contact

Office of UME Organizational Chart

John Friesen
Senior Director, UME Administration

Shanna Leclair
Student Records and Electives Officer (UME Students only)
Tel: 705-662-7287
Fax: 807-766-7485

Assessment and Program Evaluation

Dr. Elaine Hogard
Director, Assessment and Program Evaluation

Program Delivery

Sherrie-Ann Camilli
UME Administrative Manager, Program Delivery

Curriculum and Learning Environment

Jeff Bachiu
UME Administrative Director, Curriculum and Learning Environment
Curriculum and Planning

Educational Resources

Tamara Boyd
UME Administrative Manager, Educational Resources

Office of the Associate Dean, Undergraduate Medical Education

A Message from the Associate Dean, Undergraduate Medical Education

I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to NOSM University (NOSM U), a medical school like no other in that our campus is the whole of Northern Ontario. We hope that you will take every opportunity to get to know our people, our geography, and our culture as you spend time in our region learning about medicine, social accountability and so much more!

You are about to embark on a journey that will give you the skills and knowledge to practice medicine – with all its rewards and challenges. Phase 1 (Years 1 and 2) will be spent learning medical basics in small and large group settings at one of our campuses in Sudbury and Thunder Bay. During those first two years, you will also learn clinical skills from experienced faculty members and spend time immersed in clinical placements in some of our more rural and remote communities.

Phase 2 (Year 3) is an eight-month Comprehensive Community Clerkship experience based in smaller communities across Northern Ontario. This will allow you to engage in a wide range of clinical activities assessing patients with various presentations in a community setting. Phase 3 (Year 4) takes place in the larger Health Science Centers of Sudbury and Thunder Bay, where you will get the chance to rotate through a series of clerkship rotations including Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Surgery as you prepare for the residency match and licensing exam.

You will be surprised how much you will learn and how fast your time with us will fly by! Enjoy every step of the way and take advantage of the various opportunities that we have to offer at NOSM U.

Dr. Lee Toner
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Medical Education

Contact information for Dr. Toner:
Rosie Bourdeau
Executive Assistant to the Associate Dean of Undergraduate Medical Education
Office:  807-766-7423
Cell:  807-358-0214