NOSM MD Alumnus takes on Leadership Role
Dr. Paul Miron appointed as Program Director for NOSM Family Medicine program
The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Paul Miron as Program Director of the School’s Family Medicine Residency Program, effective June 30, 2018.
Miron—an alumnus of NOSM’s MD program—is a family physician and clinician-educator who practices in Timmins, Ontario where he has been the Family Medicine Residency Program Site Director for the past four years. He obtained his faculty appointment at NOSM five years ago and has been teaching medical students and residents in the classroom and clinical setting ever since.
NOSM hosts annual Preceptor Awards and Recognition event
On Thursday, May 10 and Friday, May 11, NOSM hosted its annual Preceptor Awards and Recognition event.
The event honoured preceptors in the Health Sciences and Interprofessional Education Unit at NOSM, including physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, audiologists and dietitians. This year’s awards focused on preceptors working in Northwestern Ontario. The event also included a keynote address by Dr. Chris Mushquash titled Expanding Conceptual Models for Health Science Professionals: Indigenous Culture-Based Understandings of Wellness.
Northern Ontario School of Medicine hosting a public information session on MD program admissions
The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) will be hosting an information session for individuals interested in applying to the MD Program. These sessions are held annually, in conjunction with the opening of the new admission cycle. Learn about the admission requirements and application process at NOSM at Laurentian University Wednesday, June 20 at 6:30 p.m. or at NOSM at Lakehead University, Tuesday, June 26 at 6:30 p.m.
NOSM and the University of Manitoba Max Rady College of Medicine announce collaboration agreement
The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) and the Max Rady College of Medicine at the University of Manitoba (U of M) have signed a collaboration agreement which will allow the two parties to collaborate on developing medical education programs that are socially accountable and responsive to patients in underserved, rural areas in both Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario. Through the collaboration, the two Schools hope to improve access to high-quality health care for patients across Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario, provide high-quality medical education and experience for learners in these communities, and collaborate on activities and programs that are relevant to the learners, patients and communities both Schools serve.
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