May 2, 2024

Northern Lights: Pan Northern Leadership Forum

May 2, 2024

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. EST

Delta Toronto Airport Hotel, Toronto

Northern Lights workshop is relevant to Northern Ontario faculty, preceptors, and administrators. We understand that more practical leadership skill training is beneficial to lead teams of all sizes and disciplines across the healthcare sector in Northern Ontario.

In partnership with the NOSM U CEPD, The Canadian College of Health Leaders (CCHL), developed content to address healthcare professions’ needs - with both Mainpro+ & Section 1 credits, and Certified Health Executive (CHE) credits available.

Key Topics:

  • Time management
  • Leading effective meetings
  • How to be effective advocating in a low-resource environment featuring guest speaker, Dr. Jillie Retson from NOSM University
  • Harmonizing Healthcare featuring guest speaker, Dr. Keith Adamson from Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work

Forum Learning Objectives:

  1. Develop advocacy strategies to optimize resources and enhance team capacity for patient, learner, and community benefit.
  2. Apply techniques to facilitate meetings that actively engage participants and reliably achieve set objectives.
  3. Develop effective time management strategies to mitigate burnout and enhance leadership in low-resource environments.

Agenda (Draft)

Download a copy of the event agenda below! Additional session information will be added when received.

Registration Fees:

  • NOSM U Faculty (Medical Sciences, Human Sciences, and Clinical Sciences) - $499.00
  • NOSM U Health Sciences Faculty & Preceptors (Rehab, NODIP) - $399.00
  • NOSM U Staff - $499.00
  • NOSM U Learners - $399.00
  • CCHL members - $399.00

Accommodations - Delta Toronto Airport Hotel

Deadline: April 5, 2024

Hotel accommodations are not covered through registration. NOSM U has received a reduced rate of $189.00/night.

A rooming list will be submitted to the venue on your behalf, and hotel fees (room + incidentals) will be paid by registrants upon check-out for any guest staying on May 1st and/or May 2nd, 2024. If the rooming request comes after the deadline date, all rooms are then at a first come/first serve basis.

Northern Constellations & Connection Attendees: If you are also attending Northern Constellations & Connections, you will have all requested nights submitted to the hotel on your behalf. NOSM U will only be covering the costs for the room May 3, 2024 (less incidentals), and registrants will be responsible for covering the additional hotel fees (room + incidentals) for stays beyond May 3, 2024.

Cancellation Policy

The NOSM U CEPD office reserves the right to cancel courses if required. Registrants will be notified as early as possible if this course is cancelled. Registration fees for courses cancelled by NOSM U CEPD office will be refunded; however NOSM U CEPD will not be liable for any loss, damage or other expenses that such cancellation may cause.

In the event that a participant needs to withdraw from the program after registering, a cancellation administration fee will be applied. Please see below for cancellation deadlines and associated fees:

  • Cancellation by April 19, 2024 will receive a refund less a 25% administration fee.
  • Cancellations received after April 19, 2024 will not receive a refund.

Please submit your cancellation request to the CEPD office at

Accreditation Statement

This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of
Canada and has been certified by the Continuing Education and Professional Development Office at NOSM University
for up to 5.75 Mainpro+ credit(s).

This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the Continuing Education and Professional Development Office at NOSM University. You may claim a maximum of 5.75 hour(s) (credits are automatically calculated).

  • CEPD

CCHL MOC Statement


Attendance at this program entitles certified Canadian College of Health Leaders members (CHE / Fellow) to 7.5 Category I credits toward their maintenance of certification requirement.


Une participation à cette réunion par un membre certifié du Collège canadien des leaders en santé (CHE / Fellow) vaut 7.5 crédits de la catégorie I du MDC à l'égard de l'exigence du maintien de la certification à laquelle ceux-ci sont soumis.

  • CCHL

For any question, please contact:

Canadian College of Health Leaders / Collège canadien des leaders en santé
292 Somerset West/ouest Ottawa ON K2P 0J6
Tel: 613.235.7218/1.800.363.9056


Delta Toronto Airport Hotel

655, Dixon Road Toronto, ON Canada, M9W 1J3

Registration period

January 30, 2024 - 13:00 until April 26, 2024 - 09:30

Contact us

If you have any questions, please contact .

Powered by