MD Financial Management and Scotiabank Continue Collaboration with NOSM University to Support High-quality Continuing Education for Physicians

Ottawa, March 25, 2024 — Today, MD Financial Management Inc. (MD), Scotiabank and the Northern Ontario School of Medicine University (NOSM University) announced the renewal of their three-year agreement to support high-quality continuing medical education and enable physicians in Northern Ontario to come together to share research and best practices.

The agreement supports various programs and activities, including the Pan Northern Clinical Rounds, a continuing medical education series fostering discussion and engagement with pressing topics in medical care, and NOSM University’s annual conference which inspires excellence in medical education and celebrates significant alumni achievements.

“We are pleased to team up with NOSM University for another three years to support medical learners in Northern Ontario and the communities they serve,” said Pamela Allen, Chief Executive Officer, MD Financial Management. “Access to high quality continuing medical education enables physicians to expand their leadership in patient care and we are proud to continue to work with NOSM University to build sustainable continuing education programming.”

“NOSM University is delighted to sustain our collaboration with MD and Scotiabank to provide essential training for physicians in the North and to help improve the health of the peoples and communities of Northern Ontario,” said Dr. Sarita Verma, NOSM University President, Vice Chancellor, Dean and CEO.

As part of the agreement, MD and Scotiabank are recognized as a preferred partner of NOSM University. MD and Scotiabank’s continued commitment offers NOSM University alumni and faculty access to comprehensive banking and wealth management services tailored to the needs of physicians and their families.

Through relationships with 40 physician-member organizations, MD and Scotiabank are committed to providing financial support and educational resources to Canada’s physicians and their families. Together, MD and Scotiabank share values that help build a more sustainable health care system.

About Scotiabank
Scotiabank’s vision is to be our clients’ most trusted financial partner, to deliver sustainable, profitable growth and maximize total shareholder return. Guided by our purpose: "for every future," we help our clients, their families and their communities achieve success through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets. With assets of approximately $1.4 trillion (as at January 31, 2024), Scotiabank trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: BNS) and New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: BNS). For more information, please visit and follow us on X @Scotiabank.

About MD Financial Management Inc.
With more than 50 years of physician-focused experience, MD Financial Management Limited (MD) is dedicated to providing financial peace of mind to Canada’s physicians and their families, so they can enjoy what matters most to them while achieving their career and life goals. MD had more than $54 billion in assets under management as of October 31, 2023.

About NOSM University
NOSM University is Canada’s first independent medical university and one of the greatest education and physician workforce strategy success stories of Northern Ontario. More than just a medical university, it was purpose-built to address the health needs of the region. While advocating for equitable access to care, the university contributes to the economic development of Northern Ontario. NOSM University relies on the commitment and expertise of the peoples of Northern Ontario to educate health-care professionals to practise in Indigenous, Francophone, rural, remote, and underserved communities. With a focus on diversity, inclusion, and advocacy, NOSM University is an award-winning, socially-accountable organization renowned for its innovative model of distributed, community-engaged education and research.

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