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Toronto Rehab teams up with Michener to undergo the frail aging experience

Michener’s aging simulation suit lets wearers step into the shoes of frail patients – watch how one occupational therapist suits up for the eye-opening experience. Noosha Afshin Jah’s hands shake and her voice wavers as she arrives for her appointment. Her joints ache, she’s uneasy on her feet and she relies on a cane for…

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Welcome Back!

Welcome back to a new school year – and welcome to all of Michener’s newest students joining us as the first official class of The Michener Institute of Education at UHN. Last week, Michener welcomed over 300 new students with three full days of activities and orientation events that helped them connect to Michener. Although…

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2016 Survival Tips from Upper-Year Students

The first week of school is often both an exciting and daunting experience. Especially in an environment as unique as Michener, this means adjusting to new classes, meeting new friends and starting a new journey towards a rewarding career in health care. To help kick off the new school year, the Student Success Network hosted…

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Dr. Brian Hodges receives prestigious international research prize

In the early 1990s, University Health Network Executive VP of Education Dr. Brian Hodges was a newly-minted professor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine. One of his first assignments was to ‘fix’ the exam system for the psychiatry rotation. The status quo was a gruelling two-hour oral exam, which stressed students beyond reason…

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Art meets science at Michener

X-Rays uncover paintings depicting a passionate affair Picture a small town east of Paris in the early 1900s, just before the First World War. A young painter named Sophie la Rosière becomes completely absorbed in a passionate affair with another young woman, a nurse. But given the morals of the time, their relationship must remain…

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