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Pushing for a pan-Canadian strategy on palliative care

Pushing for a pan-Canadian strategy on palliative care

They say Canadians aren’t very good at talking about death. And yet, as I travel the country talking about palliative care I find that Canadians have a lot to say…. Read more »

Northern Ontario Benefits from Global Collaboration

Northern Ontario Benefits from Global Collaboration

In addition to being a highly respected physician, educator, and researcher, Professor Paul Worley, Dean of Flinders University School of Medicine in Australia (and a dear friend and colleague of… Read more »

NOSM and Northern Ontario communities develop strategic plan

NOSM and Northern Ontario communities develop strategic plan

A few months ago, I was very excited to welcome three physicians from Japan’s Nagasaki University – Drs. Ryota Nakaoke, Shunsuke Imadachi, and Naoki Harada – to the Northern Ontario… Read more »

NOSM’s faculty inspire future health professionals to pursue rural practice

NOSM’s faculty inspire future health professionals to pursue rural practice

Rural medicine was considered urban medicine’s sad cousin for decades. To some urbanites, rural practitioners put their career out to pasture by choosing to practise in rural and remote settings,… 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 »

Postgraduate accreditation in NOSM’s non-traditional model

Postgraduate accreditation in NOSM’s non-traditional model

Traditions: they’re often something we cherish. Every year at this time, I think about the differences in holiday traditions between Canada and my native Australia. For some Canadians, December is… Read more »

Unsung health-care heroes: a spotlight on NOSM’s researchers

Unsung health-care heroes: a spotlight on NOSM’s researchers

Our culture has a fascination with alter egos and hidden identities. With the name “Northern Ontario School of Medicine” (NOSM), the most obvious thing the School does is educate future… Read more »

Communities and students collaborate across the North

Communities and students collaborate across the North

Allow me to introduce an unlikely pairing: Canada’s national sport and an Australian. Since my time as dean of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM), I have received my… Read more »

NOSM prof guided by other-centredness

NOSM prof guided by other-centredness

Parry Sound family physician Dr. David Clarke Whether he’s in the role of a physician caring for patients or a teacher imparting his knowledge to medical students, Dr. David Clarke… Read more »

Rendez-Vous 2012 participants recommend changes

Rendez-Vous 2012 participants recommend changes

After two years of preparation by many, Rendez-Vous 2012, five world conferences in one, proved to be one of this year’s most exciting international conference opportunities for health professional education…. Read more »

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