Learning how to improve learning during the pandemic

The pandemic has created teaching and learning challenges at educational institutes across the province, especially at a school as unique as the Michener Institute of Education at UHN, where hands-on learning is vital to our learners’ experience. Feedback from several sources indicates that Michener’s students are experiencing a lot of stress around academic performance. Students…

Collegiate Bronze Medal recipient proud to enter the field of Genetics Technology

The Governor General’s Academic Medals have recognized the outstanding scholastic achievements of students across Canada for more than 125 years. The Collegiate Bronze Medal was established to celebrate the exceptional achievements of students and is awarded to the Advanced Diploma program student who receives the highest overall average in their graduating year at the Michener…

Ultrasound students receive Outstanding Journal Submission Award

  Last year, three Ultrasound students in Michener’s School of Applied Health Sciences wrote a literature review exploring the importance of universal and additional precautions in regard to infection control that was published by the Canadian Journal of Medical Sonography (CJMS) in its Winter 2020 edition. Now, the review by second year students Nicole Marley,…

Respiratory Therapy graduates enter the field during the third wave

At a time when they’re needed most, 30 Respiratory Therapy students at The Michener Institute of Education at UHN’s School of Applied Health Sciences completed their program and prepared to enter the frontlines of healthcare this past April. Respiratory Therapists (RTs) are the medical professionals who treat problems with a patient’s lungs or breathing. They…

Clinical Educators’ Day honours the contributions of our clinical partners

For many full-time students at Michener’s School of Applied Health Sciences, clinical placements are the first opportunity they have to put the knowledge and skills learned in the classroom, labs and simulation exercises into practice. This vital learning experience and critical career step is only made possible by some very important partners. Every year, Michener hosts Clinical…

Announcing the Executive Director of Michener/UHN’s School of Continuing Education

The University Health Network (UHN) and The Michener Institute for Education at UHN are delighted to announce Maria Tassone’s new appointment as Executive Director of Michener/UHN’s School of Continuing Education. Throughout her career, Maria has held a variety of clinical, education, research and leadership positions across a multitude of professions. She is passionate about the…

Medical Laboratory Science graduates join the fight against Covid-19

This past January, 74 Medical Laboratory Science students at the Michener Institute of Education at UHN completed their program and prepared to join the fight against Covid-19. Even before writing their licensing exam in February, many of these students were conditionally hired to work in labs, and some of them, to perform Covid-19 testing. Michener’s…

Announcing Michener’s new Dean of Student Affairs and Registrar

We are delighted to announce two key new appointments at Michener’s School of Applied Health Sciences. Dr. Melanie Spence-Ariemma will be Michener’s new Dean of Student Affairs. Melanie has an impressive history and considerable experience in applied healthcare and in post-secondary education and administration. She has been a faculty member in Michener’s joint Radiation Therapy…