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About NOSM

Since its inception, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine has proudly defied traditional health professional education.

Born of a grassroots movement by Northern Ontarians in need of health professionals, NOSM is a medical school like no other. No other Canadian medical school is a joint initiative between two universities—in this case, Lakehead University in Thunder Bay and Laurentian University in Sudbury. No other Canadian medical school provides training in more than 90 communities across a geographic expanse of 800,000 square kilometres. Rather than taking an off-the-shelf approach to delivering health professional programs modeled after traditional methods, NOSM has developed novel education strategies to meet the needs of Northern Ontarians.


About the Board of Directors

NOSM’s Board of Directors is comprised of 19 members who reflect the geographic and demographic diversity of Northeastern and Northwestern Ontario, including Aboriginal, Francophone, and rural and remote communities. It is responsible for the corporate governance and fiscal management of the School. Membership of the Board of Directors is drawn widely to achieve the balance of skills and expertise required to enable the Board to fulfill its governance responsibilities.

NOSM Directors must demonstrate: knowledge of the role of governance in a dynamic corporate environment; the ability to offer expertise in a variety of governance-related areas and to make informed decisions relating to the business and strategy of the School; effective communication skills; commitment to the time required to travel to and attend Board and committee meetings; and, the absence of real or perceived conflict of interest. 

General Attributes Expertise and Knowledge



How to Apply


Application Deadline has passed - we are no longer accepting applications.

Thank you for your interest in the Board of Directors.

Please visit http://www.nosm.ca/about_us/organization/administration/hr/postings.aspx for information on careers and opportunities at NOSM.


 

 

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