The goal of this rotation is to provide medical students the opportunity to
participate in health care delivery in a remote, rural, or northern community
during their final two years of training.
The people of these communities are mostly indigenous to North America. The experience of medical students in the health system will be broadened by learning about the historical, cultural, and socioeconomic context of life in northern and rural Canada.
The objectives of the Aboriginal Health Electives and Rotation are to take place in an Aboriginal community and are coordinated by the Northern Medical Unit to: