Muskoka To-DAILY

NOSM looking for 4 new board members

HUNTSVILLE – Northern Ontario’s School of Medicine – which has had a working relationship with Muskoka’s two hospitals and an office in Huntsville – is looking for four new board members.

Since its official opening in 2005, the school says in a news release that it has “developed and delivered a distinctive model of distributed, community-engaged, and socially accountable medical education and research.”

NOSM has campuses at LakeheadUniversity in Thunder Bay and Laurentian University in Sudbury, with teaching and research sites across Northern Ontario, including Muskoka.

NOSM is a “made-in-the-north solution” that is attracting attention from around the world for its innovative model. In just a few years. It boasts that it has become a world leader in community-engaged medical education and research, “while staying true to its social accountability mandate of contributing to improving the health of the people and communities of Northern Ontario.”

When the School welcomed its first students in September 2005, it became the first new medical school in Canada in more than 30 years and the only Canadian medical school to be established as a stand-alone, not-for-profit corporation, with its own Board of Directors and corporate by-laws.

Application Information

Applicants must complete and submit a NOSM Board of Directors Application Form, accompanied by a CV or resumé and the names and contact information of three (3) references. All applications will be acknowledged.

Application forms and other supporting documents are available at

Deadline for submissions is February 17, 2014.

Enquiries and applications should be forwarded to: Chair, Nominations and Community Relations Sub-Committee c/o Gina Kennedy, Secretary to Board of Directors 935 Ramsey Lake Road, Sudbury, ON, P3E 2C6 Phone: 705-662-7206 | Email:

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