Nominations are Now Open for NOSM Awards of Education and Scholarship
Faculty, residents, and students of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) play an integral role in achieving the School’s mission of Innovative education and research for a healthier North. Please take a moment to recognizes the contributions that all NOSM members are making to education, research, clinical care, and administration in Northern Ontario. The deadline to nominate is Friday, December 1, 2017. For more information, kindly contact Anita Arella at email@example.com.
Sault Ste. Marie Raises $26,000 for Home-Grown NOSM Docs
Last month in Sault Ste. Marie, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) celebrated the volunteers of the Bring a Doctor Home Hockey Tournament at an event called Be Awesome with NOSM. At this event, the tournament volunteers presented NOSM with a cheque for $26,000 to support student bursaries for medical students who consider Sault Ste. Marie home.
NOSM Faculty Members Receive Prestigious AMS Phoenix Fellowships
Dr. James Goertzen, Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) Assistant Dean, Continuing Education and Professional Development, and Professor, and Dr. Frances Kilbertus, NOSM Associate Professor, are among six distinguished educators to receive a 2017 AMS Phoenix Fellowship award.
The Fellowship from AMS Healthcare (Associated Medical Services) is awarded each year and specifically targets individuals with strong leadership abilities who are committed to nurturing and sustaining the learning and practice of compassionate care. The intent of the Fellowship is to provide support (the equivalent of $50,000) to individuals to allow them to devote time to engage in leadership activities, building capacity in their home institution and across Ontario.
More than 160 NOSM-Educated Family Doctors Now Practising in the North
Since 2011, more than 160 family physicians educated by the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) have begun to practice in Northern Ontario. This means that approximately 190,000 Northern Ontarians have improved access to a family doctor thanks to NOSM’s presence. This data, among other information about NOSM’s impact on the region, was published in the School’s recent Report to Northern Ontario 2017.