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Advance Social Accountability

Advance Social Accountability

STRATEGIC DIRECTION 2: Advance Social AccountabilityGOALTo embed social accountability throughout NOSM University with a focus on measurable, transformative, and sustainable change in health-care systems for Northern Ontario.  ASPIRATIONSocial accountability defines...

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It takes a village

It takes a village

It takes a village Wasaya Airways and partners support NOSM University students’ second annual menstrual product driveAshley Perreault and Lucie Ménard, medical students at NOSM University, have wrapped-up their second annual menstrual product drive—this year for the...

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Food insecurity impacts health of Northerners

Food insecurity impacts health of Northerners

Food insecurity impacts health of NorthernersRosette Moore knows that food insecurity in the North is a multifaceted problem with serious consequences.  Having lived in Canada for the past 12 years, Rosette grew up in Barbados where she also has citizenship. She has...

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Collaborative Specializations

Collaborative Specializations

Collaborative Specializations what they are, and why they matter so muchRacism in medicine, physician shortages, and lack of access to French-language health care is fueling a new group of medical students—future doctors who will be committed to improving health...

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Embodying health justice

Embodying health justice

Embodying health justiceOver the past 20 years, NOSM University has made considerable progress in helping to fill the health-care gaps in Northern Ontario. NOSM has educated 780 MDs; 55 self-identify as Indigenous and 165 self-identify as Francophone. This spring,...

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Opening doors for BIPOC women in medicine

Opening doors for BIPOC women in medicine

Opening doors for BIPOC women in medicineNOSM University is a stalwart champion of BIPOC women (Black, Indigenous and People of Colour) in medicine—including those who are trans and non-binary—and making space and resources available to them during their academic...

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The Metropolis That Is Northern Ontario

The Metropolis That Is Northern Ontario

The metropolis that is Northern Ontario.There is a metropolis of people who come together across Northern Ontario to support NOSM. Our metropolis spans 800,000km2 and is made up of people working in synchronicity to recruit and retain doctors and health-care...

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Record-high participation at virtual CampMed

Record-high participation at virtual CampMed

Record-high participation at virtual CampMedVirtual access is improving accessibility to mentorship for youth and encouraging a health-care career.  Initiated as a way to keep youth engaged with CampMed during the pandemic, the virtual edition of the event debuted in...

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Advancing our social accountability

Advancing our social accountability

Advancing our social accountability: A transformative tool on the global stageNOSM helped develop and pilot a new international certification tool developed by Toward Unity for Health (TUFH) to advance socially accountable undergraduate medical education. NOSM is one...

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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,...

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