NOSM becomes official signatory of Okanagan Charter

July 6, 2021
The Northern Ontario School of Medicine has adopted the Okanagan Charter, which provides guiding principles and a framework that campuses can use to promote health and well-being. By signing the Charter, NOSM has committed to a variety of actions which include promoting EDI, developing a global health strategy, making strategic investments, and encouraging creativity. “The health and well-being of NOSM learners, faculty and staff is a top priority as we transition from a medical school to a university,” said NOSM President Dr Sarita Verma. “It’s important for the entire NOSM community to focus on wellness as we look to the future — a future where access to equitable, quality health care for all Northerners is a reality.” The Sudbury Star (ON)