Strategic Direction # 4
Strengthen Research Capacity in Northern Ontario
To strengthen research capacity in Northern Ontario by aligning with health-research partners to improve performance and measurable outcomes in health services, quality health care, health and biomedical research and knowledge translation.
NOSM is the connective tissue between research entities, Northern Ontario Health Teams (OHTs), research institutes and hospitals.
Establish research partnerships, networks and clusters including those with a cultural focus
Leverage and strengthen existing or emerging research networks.
Improved collaboration with partner institution researchers.
Strategically align new and existing domestic and international partnerships around rural and remote health issues and social accountability.
Explore Northern Ontario and pan-Canadian research networks grounded in Indigenous health
Explore Northern Ontario and pan-Canadian research networks grounded in Francophone health
Strong capacity in research and analytical processes
Develop expertise in managing big data sets across Northern Ontario.
Invest in infrastructure to support research productivity.
Develop interdisciplinary centers
Establish an interdisciplinary Center for Social Accountability.
Support research on population health.
New research opportunities for learners and faculty