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Celebrating Michener’s Best and Brightest at Student Awards Ceremony

Fred Li was pursuing an academic career when he decided to make a change. Fred had recently completed a Masters degree in Neuroscience at Dalhousie University and, disillusioned by what a career in academia offered, was working for the Nova Scotia Health Authority in the Department of Pathology and Informatics. It was there that he…

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Michener Blog: Turf (Toe) Wars

In the latest post on the Michener blog, Antonietta Galati, Clinical Coordinator and Manager of the Chiropody Student Teaching Clinic at the Michener Institute of Education at UHN asks: could a toe injury possibly have spelled the Toronto Blue Jays’ postseason downfall? As the Chicago Cubs celebrate their World Series win a few weeks ago,…

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Celebrating Clinical Educators and Coordinators Who Go the Extra Mile

The transition from the classroom to the professional workplace isn’t easy for anyone. That’s especially true in health care. It’s one thing for students to go through patient simulations, but it’s a different thing entirely when they have to work with real patients for the first time. Needless to say, the experience can be overwhelming…

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Michener Blog: See Something, Say Something – Canadian Patient Safety Week

In the latest post on the Michener blog, UHN President & CEO Dr. Peter Pisters encourages Michener students and other health care professionals to speak up for safety. This past month the spotlight has truly been on safety – last week was Canadian Patient Safety Week, and here at UHN we made October Caring Safely month….

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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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