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Want to be a doctor? This summer camp's for you

Northern Ontario School of Medicine hosting its annual summer camp in July
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In this 2015 file photo, École secondaire catholique Franco-Cité student Mackenzie Straub applies a cast to Jenna Webber, a third-year medical student at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine, under the supervision of Dr. David Marsh, the medical school's associate dean of community engagement. File photo
The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) maintains a commitment to providing information to rural, remote, Indigenous, and Francophone youth about health careers.
 
This year, NOSM will host its annual Health Sciences Summer Camp from July 4–8 at Laurentian University in Sudbury and from July 11–15 at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay. 
 
These week-long programs provide students with an opportunity to explore health-care careers, obtain hands-on experience and find a mentor. 
 
Camp activities include: casting and x-rays; CSI; physiology and anatomy; Indigenous culture, health and tradition; Francophone culture, health and tradition; and, much more.
 
NOSM is currently seeking interested high school students who are 14-16 years of age and will be attending Grade 10 and 11 in September 2016. Applications are due by May 13. 
 
Accepted applicants will be contacted by NOSM by June 8 and will be required to submit a non-refundable registration fee of $400.
 
Students interested in participating in the camps are encouraged to contact Véronique Poirier, Health Sciences Summer Camp Coordinator, toll free at 1-800-461-8777 ext. 7198 or by email to camp@nosm.ca.



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