Geoffrey Hudson and Marion Maar, 2014.
“In 2005 the Northern Ontario School of Medicine in Canada implemented the world’s first and (still) only mandatory Aboriginal community placement for all its medical students… Cultural immersion in [rural and remote] Aboriginal communities is a way for medical students to gain an understanding of the needs and strengths of Aboriginal communities and learn what physicians might do to contribute effectively to Aboriginal health and wellbeing.”
Citation: Hudson GL, Maar M. Faculty analysis of distributed medical education in Northern Canadian Aboriginal communities. Rural and Remote Health 14: 2664. (Online) 2014. Available at: http://www.rrh.org.au/articles/subviewnew.asp?ArticleID=2664