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‘Believe in your potential for success’

‘Believe in your potential for success’

Kevin Brousseau hails from Waswanipi in northern Quebec and is currently doing his comprehensive community clerkship in Timmins. BY NADINE ROBINSON “Tânte kekî iši-wîcihitân anohc?” is something Kevin Brousseau is… Read more »

Strasser: Partnering with First Nations

Strasser: Partnering with First Nations

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) has engaged First Nations and Métis peoples from communities across Northern Ontario from the very early stages of development. In fact, Indigenous organizations… Read more »

NE LHIN funds PSW training in coastal communities

NE LHIN funds PSW training in coastal communities

Three proud graduates if PSW training. “You can’t take an elder away from their home and community. It’s heart wrenching.” – Heather Cranney, First Nations Community Health Development Lead with… Read more »

NOSM introduces remote First Nations residency program

NOSM introduces remote First Nations residency program

David Paul Achneepineskum, CEO, Matawa First Nations Management; Dr. Roger Strasser, NOSM Dean; and, Chief Elizabeth Atlookan, Eabametoong First Nation. NOSM, Matawa, and Eabametoong First Nation Create a unique family… Read more »

LU gets funding for workplace health and safety research

LU gets funding for workplace health and safety research

Laurentian University’s Centre for Research in Occupational Safety and Health (CROSH) will receive more than $300,000 in new research funding from the Ontario government. Ontario’s Minister of Energy and Sudbury… Read more »

Medical laboratory technology education going digital at Cambrian College

Medical laboratory technology education going digital at Cambrian College

  A single millilitre of human blood can contain 5 billion cells that can reveal signs of health or illness. “Quickly and accurately identifying these cells requires training, experience, and… Read more »

Unique nursing program serves Indigenous learners

Unique nursing program serves Indigenous learners

    BY GRAHAM STRONG A practical nursing program launched in Kenora in September 2017 will help address the nursing shortage in the region and provide more opportunities for Indigenous… Read more »

Preparing for the NOSM Class of 2030

Preparing for the NOSM Class of 2030

NOSM program hooks teens on health care Stitches and summer camp are rarely a good combination. But at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine’s (NOSM) Health Sciences Summer Camp, campers… Read more »

Private career colleges offer accelerated  programs

Private career colleges offer accelerated programs

Model appeals to students eager to enter the workforce in the shortest possible time Private career colleges play an important role in health-care education. Entrepreneurial by necessity, they are tuned… Read more »

Demographics create opportunities in health care

Demographics create opportunities in health care

Cambrian College grads in demand in the workplace The combination of an aging population, high rates of obesity, smoking and chronic diseases in Northern Ontario is creating an increasing number… Read more »

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