Dr. Catherine Cervin, Vice Dean Academic for the Northern Ontario School of Medicine, announced that Dr. Tom Crichton has been appointed as Interim Associate Dean in Postgraduate Medical Education. He is a practising family physician and lead physician for the City of Lakes Family Health Team.
Before NOSM, Dr. Crichton was Family Medicine Program Director for NOMEC (Northern Ontario Medical Education Corporation). In 2007 shortly after the NOSM Family Medicine Residency program was launched, he took on the role of Assistant Dean Family Medicine. At the national level Dr. Crichton has been a leader in the development and implementation of competency based medical education in Family Medicine.