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Dr. Sandra Cameron named program director, NOSM Internal Medicine Residency program

Dr. Sandra Cameron named program director, NOSM Internal Medicine Residency program

Dr. Sandra Cameron appointed as Program Director for the NOSM Internal Medicine Residency Program, taking over Dr. Kim Tilbe, the School’s long-serving active Program Director The Northern Ontario School of… Read more »

NOSM’s community-engaged learning model has grown into something extraordinary

NOSM’s community-engaged learning model has grown into something extraordinary

BY Dr. ROGER STRASSER Born out of a widespread community movement to build a sustained network of physicians and health-care professionals in northern communities, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine… Read more »

NOSM connects with US university to improve First Nations health and education opportunities

NOSM connects with US university to improve First Nations health and education opportunities

Northern Ontario School of Medicine establishes cross-border project to improve opportunities for First Nation, Metis and Native American populations The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) and University of Minnesota… Read more »

NOSM has changed the medical landscape

NOSM has changed the medical landscape

It’s been more than a decade since that day in 2005 when Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty cut the ribbon at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine, and the charter class… 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 »

Sault College sim labs offer experiential learning

Sault College sim labs offer experiential learning

Different health care scenarios showcased, including home It looks like a typical home. There’s a stylish kitchen with stainless steel appliances, a bathroom with mobility assistance devices, a spacious bedroom… Read more »

Gerontology degree opens doors to opportunities

Gerontology degree opens doors to opportunities

Program equips students to serve needs of retiring boomers Given the impending demographic tsunami of boomers entering their retirement years, an understanding of the aging process and the needs of… Read more »

Specialized program helps Indigenous students enter nursing

Specialized program helps Indigenous students enter nursing

Indigenous nurses offer culturally appropriate care and are more likely to put down roots in their home communities Encouraging more Indigenous youth to pursue a career in nursing has long… Read more »

Generalist medical education in Northern Ontario

Generalist medical education in Northern Ontario

Earlier this year (April 8-12), I attended the first World Summit on Social Accountability in Tunisia, a conference that brought together 450 participants, including 150 students, from all parts of… Read more »

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