JUNE 20-25, 2016 | SAULT STE. MARIE, ONTARIO, CANADA
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JUNE 20-25, 2016
ICEMEN 2016 (International conference on Community Engaged Medical Education in the North) is a five-day conference exploring themes of social accountability and community engagement in medical education and research. With a theme of The Story of Community Engaged Health Professional Education and Research: The Community in the Driver’s Seat, ICEMEN will investigate how community-driven health education and research builds healthy communities.
June 24-25, 2016
The Northern Ontario School of Medicine’s Northern Health Research Conference (NHRC) has been held annually since 2006. It provides an opportunity for researchers in the region to present their research and exchange research ideas. The conference demonstrates NOSM’s commitment to research, health care, and education to the people of Northern Ontario and beyond. The NHRC explores research activities arising from community-based activities and highlights projects under way from students, residents, and community-based researchers. The conference provides opportunities for collaboration and networking.
June 23-24, 2016
The overall goal of the Indigenous Research Gathering is to provide an opportunity for researchers (including researchers who themselves are Indigenous) to come together to acknowledge past experiences, conduct ceremonies for healing, generate future opportunities for positive and respectful relationships between Indigenous communities and researchers and plan a new and positive path forward. The Gathering, which will be held in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, is on the traditional Ojibway territory of the Batchewana First Nation, neighboring the community of Garden River First Nation.
June 20-22, 2016
Get a glimpse of health care in Northern Ontario with Conference on the Move! This bus excursion will showcase several communities who partner with NOSM on a trip that will start in Toronto, stop in Manitoulin Island, and conclude in Sault Ste. Marie prior to the ICEMEN 2016 opening ceremonies. Conference on the Move will focus on social accountability, community engagement, and cultural inclusivity in Northern Ontario, as a gateway to understanding the health of the people and communities of the region. Participants will also experience wilderness medicine, Indigenous culture, and learn about the history of Northern Ontario.