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Second season a go for Hard Rock Medical

Second season a go for Hard Rock Medical

The Northern Ontario Heritage Fund is helping to fund a second season of TVO’s Hard Rock Medical, a TV show set in Sudbury and loosely based on the Northern Ontario… Read more »

Family CARE grants announced for Thunder Bay

Family CARE grants announced for Thunder Bay

Thunder Bay Regional’s Health Sciences Foundation and Volunteer Association have announced 43 Family CARE grants for equipment that will benefit hospital patients. The grants, totalling $65,000, will fund new bedside… Read more »

New acting chair for North East LHIN

New acting chair for North East LHIN

Danielle Bélanger-Corbin has assumed the role of acting chair of the North East Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) board of directors, following the resignation of Elaine Pitcher. A resident of… Read more »

NOSM dean honoured in Thailand

NOSM dean honoured in Thailand

Dr. Roger Strasser, dean of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM), was honoured in January as an Outstanding Health Professional Educator at the annual Prince Mahidol Award Conference (PMAC)… Read more »

Two $25,000 research grants awarded

Two $25,000 research grants awarded

The Collaborative Mental Health Research Fund has awarded two $25,000 research grants to northeastern Ontario researchers at the North Bay Regional Health Centre, Timmins and District Hospital and Nipissing University…. Read more »

NOSM hosts international Recruit and Retain Conference

NOSM hosts international Recruit and Retain Conference

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) hosted an international conference in January aimed at sharing strategies for attracting health-care professionals and other public sector workers to underserved areas. The… Read more »

New toolkit aims to improve palliative care in long-term care homes

New toolkit aims to improve palliative care in long-term care homes

The Quality Palliative Care in Long Term Care Alliance held a national launch for its new toolkit in January. “The Alliance’s primary goal was to develop sustainable, person-focused palliative care… Read more »

2020 Vision – NOSM’s next strategic plan

2020 Vision – NOSM’s next strategic plan

There was once a traveller in the Irish countryside looking to find his way to Dublin. “Excuse me,” said the traveller to a farmer. “I am lost. Could you tell… Read more »

New initiative tackles opioid addiction in northwest

New initiative tackles opioid addiction in northwest

White Cedar Health Centre offers traditional aboriginal healing methods White Cedar Health Centres, a unique initiative in Thunder Bay comprised of First Nation community owners and private investors, hopes to… Read more »

Students hold interprofessional SimChallenge

Students hold interprofessional SimChallenge

Lakehead Interprofessional Student Society promotes collaboration While strolling through campus one bright, frigid afternoon, you notice an elderly man wearing a blue hospital gown limping towards the medical school building…. Read more »

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