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Michener Blog: Open Access – Publish or Perish?

Open access publishing is an interesting and relatively new business model that’s received a lot of attention lately in academia. As defined by the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition, it’s “the free, immediate, online availability of scholarly research articles coupled with the rights to use these articles fully in the digital environment.” Generally speaking,…

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Weather update: Michener St. Patrick Campus will be open March 14, 2017

A special weather statement has been issued for Toronto and surrounding area through this evening, overnight and tomorrow with 10 to 15 cm of snow expected by Tuesday night. We anticipate that the Michener St. Patrick campus will remain open and continue to operate today and tomorrow as there are a number of tests, events…

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How volunteers help select the next cohort of Michener students

The parking garage at your place of work has assigned parking spots. On leaving your spot, you are observed by the garage attendant as you back into a neighbouring car, a BMW, knocking out its left front headlight and denting the left front fender. The garage attendant gives you the name and office number of…

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Lessons in the patient experience from 2016 Convocation keynote speaker Judith John

Judith John was a seasoned professional working in the hospital and health care sector when she was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour. Her experience transformed her perspective and opened her eyes to the challenges that patients often face with the health care system. She quickly became a passionate advocate to improve the patient experience…

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Michener Blog: Reflections on compassion, teamwork and integrity

I have thought much, read much and struggled much with what to say in this blog. In the moving words of my colleagues, Dr. Susan Rappolt, Chair of the Department of Occupation Science and Occupational Therapy at University of Toronto, “Much has been going on in the world around us over the past few months…

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