The walls of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine are the boundaries of Northern Ontario that span thousands of kilometres and include Indigenous, Francophone, remote/rural communities, and urban centres. The representative selection below profiles site’s location, history, economy, and health and education resources.
Learners work closely with other health care professionals in a variety of practice settings including large hospitals, small rural hospitals and community practices, community care access centres (CCAC), private clinics and solo practices. Community-based placements are located in Fort Frances, Kenora, North Bay, Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury, Thunder Bay, and Timmins, as well as in many smaller centres throughout Northern Ontario. (Read about NOSM’s partner communities.)