A little extra effort by Michener student goes a long way for patient

A little extra effort and a close eye from a student sonographer had a big impact on the life of one patient. Now, that patient, Mr. W, who asked that his name not be used, is extending his gratitude to a recent Ultrasound graduate from The Michener Institute of Education at UHN for her instrumental…

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Meet the 2017 Orientation Coordinators

We’re excited to introduce Lindsay Northcott and Rosa Seif to all of Michener’s incoming students. These second- and third-year students are organizing this year’s activities and are your guides to Orientation 2017. Find out what Lindsay and Rosa are looking forward to most at Orientation, their best advice for new Michener students and their hidden…

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2018/2019 Viewbook is here

Every year Michener’s Viewbook profiles student life, academic programs and the Michener advantage. Take a look to learn what students enjoy most about their programs and help spread the word by sharing it with prospective students interested in starting their future in health care at Michener. Access the Viewbook

Michener Celebrates Golden Achievements

On July 4, 2017, Michener staff and faculty gathered for the Annual Staff Awards to celebrate excellence and recognize employees who exemplify UHN’s Purpose, Values and Principles. 2017 WINNERS   The Award for Innovation recognizes individual and team initiatives that further one or more of UHN’s Propose, Values and Principles. The winner this year was…

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The Michener Institute marks its own history for Canada 150

As Canada celebrates the 150th anniversary of Confederation, people across the country are coming together to celebrate Canada’s history, diversity and heritage. To mark the occasion, we combed through the Michener archives to explore our own history in education and health care. From humble beginnings as the Toronto Institute of Medical Technology, to the present…

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Big Ideas: Creating defensible simulation-based assessments

Competency-based health care education means many things to many people. One thing everyone agrees on, however, is that how and how often educators assess trainees is changing. As the frequency of assessments increase, so too does the potential for appeals, or trainees challenging the outcome of an assessment. Can your competency assessment program withstand such…

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The Michener Continuing Education Brochure is Now Online

Michener’s Continuing Education Department offers a range of opportunities to help professionals build and enhance their careers in health care. Whether it’s updating certification or advancing a career in patient care, education, research or leadership, our Continuing Education programs support professionals at any stage. Michener and UHN full-time employees receive a 25% discount on tuition!

Meet Michener’s Valedictorian for the Class of 2017

With less than two weeks to Convocation, more than 200 Michener students from fields including Medical Laboratory Sciences, Respiratory Therapy, Medical Radiation Sciences, Chiropody and Ultrasound are preparing to graduate and enter their chosen professions. For Medical Laboratory Science graduand and 2017 Valedictorian Judy Tran, she’s just getting started. As a student, Judy was the…

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