NOSM receives $1.2M donation for social accountability

February 3, 2021
The Northern Ontario School of Medicine has received a $1.2M donation from to invest in social accountability and address equity issues in the North’s health care, such as marginalization, inequity, and access to care. NOSM will also establish the Center for Social Accountability, which will be built on four pillars: research and innovation, community impact, policy leadership and advocacy, and education. “This generous gift allows NOSM to broaden the scope of our social accountability outcomes,” says Dr Sarita Verma, NOSM President. “Increasing our focus on Northern Ontario communities, partnering on innovative population-health research and engaging in cutting-edge education will advance the work that we are doing and help establish sustainable solutions to health care in Northern Ontario.” NOSM (ON)