Strategic Direction # 5

Becoming NOSM University


To ensure a seamless transition by optimizing our resources to engage and build our capacity and infrastructure as we transition from the Northern Ontario School of Medicine to NOSM University, Canada’s first independent medical University.


The proclamation on April 1, 2022, was another historic moment for health education in Northern Ontario and will have impacts nationwide. A recognized trailblazer, NOSM University will shape what it means to be an independent medical university in Canada.