School and hospital integrate to plan for future health care needs: The Michener Institute of Education at UHN

A Canadian first in health education The integration of University Health Network (UHN) and The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences is Canada’s first-ever merger between a hospital and a post-secondary health education institution. The Michener Institute of Education at UHN is a groundbreaking model for educating currently in-demand applied health professionals, and for designing…

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University Health Network and The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences Announce Joint Partnership for Health Care Education in Ontario

Toronto, ON – The University Health Network, one of Canada’s largest teaching and research hospital networks, and The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences, the only education institution in Canada devoted exclusively to applied health sciences education, have announced their intent to explore a unique partnership aimed at creating a first-of-its-kind health learning organization in…

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Michener Institute – Baycrest program prepares next generation of healthcare professionals for unique needs of older patients

Toronto, ON – A new geriatric training course developed by The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences in partnership with Baycrest Health Sciences aims to prepare the next generation of healthcare professionals for the unique needs and care challenges of older patients. Working With Seniors: A Primer for Healthcare Providers is available to students enrolled…

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CANM and Michener join forces to optimize patient care

An increase in the availability of intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring (IONM) professionals will provide more surgeons with the opportunity to have IONM expertise as part of their surgical team. TORONTO — The Canadian Association of Neurophysiological Monitoring (CANM), the national body representing intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring (IONM) professionals in Canada, and The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences…

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Dr. Samir Sinha receives Honorary Diploma in Health Sciences

TORONTO — The Board of Governors of The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences has announced that Dr. Samir Sinha, one of Ontario’s preeminent healthcare leaders and a champion of health of older Canadians, is this year’s recipient of Michener’s Honorary Diploma in Health Sciences. “Without question, Dr. Sinha has played a major part in…

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Michener partners with Elekta to advance radiation therapy simulation

Elekta, a human care company pioneering significant innovations and clinical solutions for treating cancer and brain disorders, and The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences are enhancing the simulation experiences for the next generation of radiation therapists thanks to the addition of Clarity® to Michener’s radiation therapy training suite. Clarity, installed with one of Michener’s…

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Michener announces new President and CEO

TORONTO — Mr. Cliff Nordal, Chair of the Board of Governors of The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Maureen Adamson as Michener’s new President and Chief Executive Officer. “Maureen is a dynamic and highly regarded health care executive who is known for transformational leadership with a proven…

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Michener recognized as GTA Top Employer for seventh year in a row

TORONTO — The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences has been recognized as one of Greater Toronto Area’s Top Employers for 2014, a list of employers compiled annually by MediaCorp Canada, Inc. This is the seventh time The Michener Institute has received this honour. “We are excited to be recognized as a Top Employer for…

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