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Sudbury physician explains the benefits of cannabis for pain management

Sudbury physician explains the benefits of cannabis for pain management

Cannabis can be better than opioids for pain management A Sudbury physician has said that cannabis might be one of the best things he has ever prescribed for his patients… Read more »

Dr. Shurrab has a passion for research

Dr. Shurrab has a passion for research

There are several reasons why physicians from other parts of the world choose to come and work in Northern Ontario. Dr. Mohammed Shurrab, 39, knew that working in Sudbury would… Read more »

Writing a new chapter for NOSM

Writing a new chapter for NOSM

The new Dean at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine It was some 35 years ago that a younger Sarita Verma was among the thousands who were shocked when CBC… Read more »

Hard work brings recruiting success to North Bay

Hard work brings recruiting success to North Bay

  Cutlines: North Bay, well-known as one of the environmentally cleaner cities in Northern Ontario, has enjoyed considerable success in attracting new physicians in recent years. But that doesn’t mean… Read more »

A Northern Ontario medical specialist who loves the North

A Northern Ontario medical specialist who loves the North

Dr. Saara Rawn, a physician who practises at the Group Health Centre in Sault Ste. Marie, is someone who truly enjoys the Northern Ontario lifestyle and is pleased to be… Read more »

Dr. Lacey Pitre happy to be working and living in Sudbury

Dr. Lacey Pitre happy to be working and living in Sudbury

If there was ever a poster girl for the physician who most loves to live and work in Northern Ontario it might be Dr. Lacey Pitre, a well-known medical oncologist… Read more »

Nipissing nursing grad liked smaller class sizes

Nipissing nursing grad liked smaller class sizes

By LEN GILLIS Megan McNalty is another Nipissing University student who is pleased with her choice to study nursing in the North. “To say it simply, the B.Sc.N. program at… Read more »

Hometown nursing school was important for Timmins grad

Hometown nursing school was important for Timmins grad

  By LEN GILLIS A Timmins woman has pursued her dream to become a Registered Nurse partly because she was able to take the four-year B.Sc.N. Program without having to… Read more »

Kate Smith is passionate about nursing

Kate Smith is passionate about nursing

By LEN GILLIS Being able to immerse yourself into clinical learning in the first year was something that nursing grad Kate Smith found important. She said it was a valid… Read more »

NOSM grads achieve 100 per cent residency match

NOSM grads achieve 100 per cent residency match

By LEN GILLIS Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) graduates are enjoying a 100 per cent rate of success in terms of being matched up to residency programs.  It is… Read more »

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