The Postgraduate Medical Education Office (PGME Office) of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine is responsible for the provision, administration and support of all postgraduate residency training programs in Northern Ontario.
The role of the PGME Office is to coordinate administration with residents, teaching hospitals, placement sites, and with all of our NOSM residency programs. Along with Program Coordinators and Program Directors, the PGME Office staff and management are here to be helpful, to answer questions and to assist with problem solving.
The Postgraduate Medical Education Office oversees:
- Working with programs on quality improvement and accreditation standards (Royal College and Family Medicine)
- Central coordination of the evaluation and appeal processes across programs
- Central coordination of leave requests (vacation, conference, illness, etc.)
Promotion and Recruitment
- Working with all programs on the CaRMS admissions process and special event management
- Educational Licenses
- Transfer Procedures
- Registration and Immunization
- Ministry reporting and other data requirements
Dr. Rob Anderson
Associate Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education and Health Sciences
Dr. Rob Anderson is a highly regarded clinician at Health Sciences North in Sudbury where he has practiced anesthesiology and critical care medicine since 2006. He completed his medical degree at McMaster University and then went on to Queens’ University to train in anesthesiology, perioperative transesophageal echocardiography and critical care medicine. He is a former program director, Competency-Based Medical Education lead and a passionate educator.
Dr. Anderson oversees the academic elements of all NOSM residency and health sciences programs while establishing and maintaining collaborative partnerships with residency and health sciences program stakeholders to advance the vision and mission of NOSM.