The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) provides a variety of high quality rural, remote, small urban and tertiary center clinical learning opportunities in northern Ontario, throughout the Northern Electives Program (NEP). NEP is designed for internal and external undergraduate medical students and postgraduate residents to complete elective placements in family medicine and specialty disciplines. All medical trainees from any medical university in the world can gain access to northern community-based clinical learning opportunities by registering for visiting electives through the AFMC Portal.
NOSM Electives Catalogue
For elective opportunities please reference the NOSM section of the AMFC Portal for elective descriptions within all our communities. If you require guidance on disciplines and communities that offer elective opportunities, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Each elective provides an opportunity to develop skills in an informal setting and offers hands-on exposure to a wide range of medical situations that are often not available in a larger urban teaching center. Each learner works closely with a clinical facilitator to meet his/her objectives, with regular feedback and evaluations. Electives are available in Family Medicine, Rural Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, as well as in many of the specialty disciplines.
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