Remote Ontario

Delivering

Social Accountability

Where its Needed Most

NOSM Supports Operation Remote Immunity

Operation Remote Immunity was an incredibly complex, unprecedented health-care mission. Considering, also the longstanding structural social inequities such as colonisation, systemic racism, intergenerational effects of residential schools, and the repression of self-determination are significant social determinants of health.

ANTI-RACISM

Building a culture of respect and inclusion at NOSM

Northern Ontario
data to shape uniquely Northern primary
care research

Dr. Barb Zelek and a team at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine are building Northern Ontario’s first research network that includes datasets containing de-identified primary care patient data which can be made accessible to Northern primary care researchers, clinicians, and organisations.

Planning

Marathon Transformation

Marathon Transformation

Marathon TransformationHow one north shore community went the distance with a successful physician recruitment model Marathon is located 304 km east of Thunder Bay where primary health care is led by the physician group and Marathon Family Health Team (MFHT) who serve...

NOSM alumnus helps to end Atikokan’s doctor shortage

NOSM alumnus helps to end Atikokan’s doctor shortage

NOSM alumnus helps to end Atikokan’s doctor shortage Rural generalist practices thriving with community’s supportThe town of Atikokan, located 200 km west of Thunder Bay, is well known to outdoor enthusiasts as one of the main access points into beautiful Quetico...

Community

Anti-racism Building a culture of respect and inclusion at NOSM

Anti-racism Building a culture of respect and inclusion at NOSM

Anti-racism Building a culture of respect and inclusion at NOSM“I get it all the time. Patients assume I’m there to take away their breakfast tray rather than in my role as their doctor,” says Dr. Naana Jumah, obstetrician-gynaecologist, Regional Cervical/Colposcopy...

Intentionally addressing equity, diversity and inclusion

Intentionally addressing equity, diversity and inclusion

Intentionally addressing equity, diversity and inclusionThe appointment of Dr. Joseph LeBlanc, Associate Dean of Equity and Inclusion at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) is a turning point for NOSM.Dr. LeBlanc is leading the Office of Equity and...

Delivering Social Accountability Where its Needed Most

Delivering Social Accountability Where its Needed Most

Delivering Social Accountability Where its Needed Most NOSM Supports Operation Remote ImmunityOperation Remote Immunity was an incredibly complex, unprecedented health-care mission. Considering, also the longstanding structural social inequities such as colonisation,...

Education

Getting In

Getting In

Getting in the journey of admissionsGetting into the Northern Ontario School of Medicine is a challenge being made more accessible by the creation of new pathways to medical school for underrepresented candidates from rural, remote, Indigenous and Francophone...

Innovation in times of crisis

Innovation in times of crisis

Innovation in times of crisis Faculty created curriculum that challenges students to advocate for impactful changeAs the world faced the unprecedented health crisis of COVID-19, faculty at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine made pivotal changes to its fourth-year...

NOSM alumna leads innovative virtual emergency department

NOSM alumna leads innovative virtual emergency department

NOSM alumna leads innovative virtual emergency departmentThe virtual emergency department (ED) at Health Sciences North (HSN) in Sudbury was the first of its kind in Northern Ontario. It is an innovation in health care that is improving access and breaking down...

Research

Leveraging research partnerships to improve planning in the North

Leveraging research partnerships to improve planning in the North

Leveraging research partnerships to improve planning in the NorthWhat types of services do Northern generalists provide most and what’s in highest demand? Prenatal care? Addictions care? Palliative care? These are questions being explored by clinician-researcher Dr....

Trauma research unique to the North

Trauma research unique to the North

Trauma research unique to the NorthDr. Teresa Naseba Marsh, NOSM Assistant Professor, Addiction Medicine, has created and established programs on approaches to trauma-informed care and self-care for learners, health professionals, Indigenous professionals, caregivers,...

Enablers

A donor who made a difference

A donor who made a difference

A donor who made a difference Dr. Hugh Robertson explains what sparked the largest individual donation in NOSM’s history“In terms of residency training, you develop to be progressively more skilled at local community hospitals. You understand the challenges and learn...

NOSM ‘Ask Alumni’ event builds a culture of mentorship

NOSM ‘Ask Alumni’ event builds a culture of mentorship

NOSM ‘Ask Alumni’ event builds a culture of mentorshipMedical students recently connected with NOSM Alumni during the School’s inaugural virtual NOSM ‘Ask Alumni’ mentorship event. The evening was an opportunity for current medical students to speak with alumni about...

NOSM staff build critical relationships

NOSM staff build critical relationships

NOSM staff build critical relationshipsSam Senecal supports First Nation partner communities who provide experiential learning opportunities to NOSM medical students. It’s a fundamental, integral part of medical education at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine....

What wellness looks like in the North

What wellness looks like in the North

What wellness looks like in the NorthThe Northern Ontario School of Medicine is prioritizing personal wellness—including the benefits of time spent in nature—in an effort to impact change across the wider culture of medicine, starting early with medical students and...

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COMMUNITY

Dean’s Report & Strategic Plan Status