The Northern Ontario Academic Medicine Association (NOAMA) was created to manage, distribute and administer the Alternate Funding Plan (AFP) funding on behalf of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and the Members.

The Members collectively and individually are concerned with:

  • medical education;
  • basic and applied health research;
  • provision of clinical services to a northern widely dispersed population; and
  • promotion of health services in the north.

Primary activities include disbursement of funding to Northern Ontario School of Medicine Physician Clinical Faculty for clinical (at the bedside) teaching, medical research, clinical innovation and recruitment of physicians to Northern Ontario.


2021 LEG Lead & Administrator's Meeting
Fri Nov 05, 2021
November 5-6, 2021, is tentatively scheduled for the LEG Lead & Administrator’s Meeting. The event will be taking place at the Marriott Toronto Airport Hotel. Please take the time to mark it in your calendars. More information will follow at a later date.
2021-2022 AFP Call for Proposals
Mon Oct 04, 2021
Due Date for Submissions: Monday, October 4, 2021 at 11:00 p.m. Eastern Time