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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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Philanthropic work of Michener alumni has global impact

What diseases or conditions do you think have some of the highest mortality rates? Different kinds of cancers or infectious diseases might come to mind, but according to Michener alumnus Laura Lee Kozody, the answer may surprise you. Diabetic foot ulcers, a major complication related to diabetes, have higher five-year rates of mortality than breast,…

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Overcoming obstacles par for the course for international students

Starting a program at a new school is always tough. But imagine beginning one at a new school when you’ve recently arrived in Canada from abroad, leaving behind your family, friends and a career you’ve worked so hard to achieve. Now take it one step further and think about what it would take to then…

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One Year Later

Michener’s Integration with UHN is Transforming Health Care Education One year ago, Michener and UHN made Canadian history when we officially integrated and created The Michener Institute of Education at UHN. This move was designed to transform health care education and delivery by closing the gap between research, clinical practice and education. Today, UHN’s research…

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