The Michener Institute Celebrates the Class of 2016

Eryl Fraser isn’t sure what led her into healthcare. After she graduated from the University of Toronto in 2011 with an Honours Bachelor of Science degree specializing in biology with a minor in English, she says she found herself in Michener’s Medical Laboratory Science program thanks to an interest in medical testing and, as much…

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Recognizing excellence and accomplishments at the 2015 Student Awards Ceremony

Every year, Michener comes together to celebrate the achievements of its students and the generosity of its donors. The annual Student Awards Ceremony, held on Wednesday, November 4, honoured scholarship and award recipients, and the donors who help contribute to academic success at Michener. This year, the Student Awards Ceremony was also an opportunity to…

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Going boldly

Embrace challenges and practice excellence More than 20 years after her scientific mission to space on the Space Shuttle Discovery, famed Canadian astronaut Dr. Roberta Bondar landed at Michener’s convocation ceremony on June 27 to deliver the keynote address to the Class of 2015. The first neurologist in space, Dr. Bondar’s contributions to science and…

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Congratulations Class of 2015!

Michener celebrates the Class of 2015 On Saturday, June 27, the Michener community came together to honour the Class of 2015, recognizing all the hard work that led them to graduation and celebrating the passion and curiosity that will guide them throughout their careers. “Curiosity presents us with challenges,” noted Dr. Roberta Bondar, keynote speaker…

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Scholarship awards dedicated students with the opportunity to achieve dreams

Registered Respiratory Therapist Kyoom Abdool has been deeply involved with Michener over the past 40 years. As a proud Michener grad, Kyoom joined Michener’s Respiratory Therapy program as an instructor and served as a member of Michener’s Board of Governors. In 2013, Kyoom decided to help aspiring graduates by partnering with Trudell Medical Marketing Limited…

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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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Michener supports hospital partner with expertise in simulation

When Phoebe Lam, Coordinator of the Anesthesia Simulation Centre at UHN wanted to update the facility with a separate control room, she approached Michener’s Audio/Video Specialist Tim Chipman to support the initiative. Phoebe, a Registered Respiratory Therapist/Anesthesia Assistant as well as Michener faculty, was inspired by her own experience operating the simulation equipment and was…

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Celebrating Momentum with the Class of 2014

When 2014 Valedictorian Krista Urchenko was just seven years old, she knew she wanted to be a disease researcher in a laboratory. From completing her Bachelor of Science in Microbiology to entering the Medical Laboratory Science program at Michener, where she founded a Med Lab Student Society to help generate awareness for her field, Krista’s…

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