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

Medicine 5205 Northern and Rural Health II
This course facilitates ongoing place-based competency development required to be a culturally competent and socially accountable physician in northern and rural communities. Students will build upon their knowledge and skills in effective communication, collaboration, health advocacy, leadership, and scholarship to respond to the unique health priorities in northern, rural, Indigenous, and Francophone communities. The course will support students in applying the principles of northern and rural medicine in order to effectively advocate in a socially accountable manner for culturally safe, equitable care. A requirement of this course is mandatory participation in community learning and two four-week Integrated Community Experiences in rural or remote communities in Northern Ontario.