Q&A with Class of 2016 Valedictorian Eryl Fraser

Convocation is just over a week away and to get ready, we asked medical laboratory science graduand, former Student Council Vice President, Orientation Week Coordinator, student representative on the Alumni Board and 2016 Valedictorian Eryl Fraser about her time at Michener, what inspires her and what she is looking forward to most in the future….

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Keeping his eye on the triple prize in health care

By Sharon Aschaiek As the new president of St. Joseph’s Health Centre Guelph, David Wormald brings to the table extensive leadership experience, strong people skills, and a proven ability to enhance organizational effectiveness and patient care. But he also has another attribute that can be hard to find among C-suite hospital executives: primary health care…

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Michener meeting the needs of Ontario’s health system and beyond

This is a pivotal time in the evolution of health care both in Ontario and globally. As the population ages, there are significant challenges and opportunities for the way we deliver and even think about health care. Complex needs and the growing prevalence of chronic illnesses create new demands on our health system; demands that…

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Continuing Education launches Clinical Management Certificate Program

Providing Education Solutions for Health Human Resources by Gillian Nichol, Director Continuing Education at The Michener Institute Continuing Education (CE) at Michener offers several graduate certificate programs designed to enhance skills, expand job opportunities and enrich futures for healthcare professionals across the system. Among the many innovative solutions addressing real-world health system needs, the department recently…

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Alumni Profile: Abby Sirisegaram-Cole

Abby’s journey started on a cold Tuesday morning in March 2011 when she was still a Michener student. Walking to her clinical placement at The Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre, Abby slipped on a patch of ice, snapping her ankle in two. She needed immediate surgery and couldn’t walk for three months. Only six weeks away…

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Stronger together: Michener celebrates alumni and clinical coordinators who continue to embody Michener’s values

Often the best way to show appreciation is through two words: thank you. Through Michener’s Values in Action Awards, that sentiment has been extended to three Michener alumni turned clinical coordinators who have dedicated their time and resources to advancing the education of future applied health professionals. The Michener Values in Action Awards celebrate passion,…

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