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Summary of Changes Made in This Calendar - Northern and Rural Health

Medicine 5205 Northern and Rural Health
This course facilitates ongoing competency development required to become a socially accountable and culturally safe physician in northern and rural communities. Students will develop their knowledge and skills in effective communication, collaboration, health advocacy, leadership, and reflection in relation to health care delivery in Northern, rural, Indigenous and Francophone communities. The curriculum will support students in demonstrating an understanding of northern and rural medicine and develop skills that will enhance their ability to provide culturally safe and effective care in these communities. Students complete two four-week Integrated Community Experiences in rural or remote communities in Northern Ontario.