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CampMed is NOSM University’s annual summer camp that provides high school students with a unique opportunity to be inspired to consider a future as a healthcare professional. CampMed provides Northern Ontario and rural and remote students of Ontario with an opportunity to explore Indigenous and Francophone culture, health and traditions, health-care careers, obtain hands-on experience, and find a mentor.
CampMed 2023 was a huge success last year with excellent participation throughout Northern Ontario. We look forward to another great summer with our campers!
For CampMed 2024, students will have the opportunity to participate in-person.
CampMed 2024 Dates & Registration Fee
Sudbury: July 8 to July 12, 2024
Thunder Bay: July 15 to July 19, 2024
Registration Fee: TBD
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CampMed has been a successful pathway to medicine at NOSM University:
- 674 Total Campers – 23 who have since been admitted to NOSM University
- 75 University student volunteers since 2016 – 10 who have since been admitted to NOSM
- 167 Indigenous Campers
- 238 Francophone Campers
- 245 Campers from over 48 different communities in Northern Ontario
NOTE: The above statistics are based on the available data for CampMed from 2006-2019.
We hope that you will consider contributing to this important work of inspiring the youth of Northern Ontario to see themselves as the health care professionals of our tomorrow.
Read about the impact/influence CampMed can have on the career path of a student here.
Complete and submit the Receive CampMed Notifications for Participants form to receive an email notification when CampMed 2024 Registration opens!
In-Person CampMed accepts applications from high school students who:
- Are in Grade 10 or Grade 11 as of June 2024 (have priority), students from other grades may also apply
- Live in Northern Ontario or other rural and remote parts of Canada
- Submit a completed application form with all required documentation by the application deadline
How to Apply
Submit the application form, including a short essay (max. 250 words) about why you are interested in Health Sciences by the application deadline.
Four Pillars of CampMed
CampMed is founded on four pillars of learning. From top left and going clock wise, the icons in the new branding represent interprofessionalism, leadership, culture, and clinical skills—the knowledge and skills that participants gain from attending CampMed.
Participants attending CampMed learn the importance of interprofessionalism in health-care settings by learning about various health careers and how those professionals work together to ensure the well-being and health of patients. The majority of the interprofessional learning at CampMed is provided by the health-care professionals who participate in the career fair as well as their mentors who are the NOSM’s students and undergraduate student volunteers from Northern Ontario.
Throughout the week, the CampMed participants are provided with opportunities to observe the leadership skills of their mentors to build on their own leadership skills set as they are placed in situations that give them a safe setting to step out of their comfort zone and challenge themselves to lead.
At CampMed, participants will learn about Francophone and Indigenous health and culture in ways that will broaden their understanding of health needs of Northern Ontario. In simple terms they learn what it means to be a socially accountable health professional. These cultural competencies are woven throughout the week-long curriculum.
CampMed offers participants a unique opportunity to get hands-on experience by learning medical and health sciences clinical skills, such as casting, inserting an NG tube, suturing, etc.
CampMed Coordinator Contact Information
If you have any questions regarding CampMed, please contact:
1-800-461-8777 ext. 7025
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