Alumni Association Board Update

Hello, Michener alumni. I hope you’re having a great start to 2020. The Alumni Association has already met once since the new year and we are working to bring you the experience you want. At our first meeting of the year, we were pleased to have two new members join our board as student representatives,…

Michener Board Member inducted into IAOTP Hall of Fame

Dr. Daniel Andreae, Michener Board of Governors Voting Member, was recently inducted into the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) Hall of Fame. While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honour in itself, only 10 honoured IAOTP members are inducted into the organization’s exclusive Hall of Fame. These special honourees are…

An exceptional safety story and what I love about TeamUHN

When we are faced with something that doesn’t seem right, we have the decision to pursue answers or let it go. We make this choice all the time in every part of our lives. Sometimes we let things go because the human mind is imperfect and we know we might be wrong. But in many…

Launching The Institute for Education Research

On September 12, 2019, members of the Michener and UHN community gathered to celebrate the launch of the 7th UHN institute: The Institute for Education Research (TIER) at UHN. The reception was held at the DeGaspris Conservatory and included presentations by institute Co-Directors Dr. Ann Russell and Dr. Nikki Woods, and Institute Director Dr. Brian…

Call for Applications – TUTOR-PHC 2020 Intake Year

The call for applications for Transdisciplinary Understanding and Training on Research – Primary Health Care (TUTOR-PHC) is open to graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, mid-career clinicians and decision makers in primary health care. What is the TUTOR-PHC program? TUTOR-PHC is a one-year, pan-Canadian interdisciplinary research capacity building program that has been training primary and integrated health care researchers…

Demonstrating Michener’s frail aging suit on The Nature of Things

This September, David Suzuki and his team from The Nature of Things met with Jane Mattson, Manager, Continuing Education, to film an episode showcasing Michener’s frail aging suit.Hosted by the world-renowned geneticist and environmentalist, David Suzuki, The Nature of Things is currently in its 60th season. Every week, the program presents stories that are driven…

Big or small, every step counts

Michener alumna Marlene Botelho, who works as an X-Ray and CT technologist at Mount Sinai Hospital, considers all dimensions of a person’s wellness when tending to her patients – and they appreciate it. Marlene is not only aware of her patient’s medical treatment but her patient’s comfort. “I felt like a relative was caring for…

Personalized Learning Program Learners Return to Michener

Last summer, the Centre for Learning, Innovation and Simulation (CLIS) and the International Centre for Education (UHN ICE) hosted their first Personalized Learning Program (PLP™) in Simulation at Michener’s St. Patrick Campus. The learners, Salim Bader and Ronen Bercovitz, joined us from the National Training Center for Imaging Professions at Sheba Medical Center, the largest…

Michener awards the Governor General’s Collegiate Bronze Medal for the first time

First awarded more than 140 years ago, the Governor General’s Academic Medals are among the most prestigious awards a student graduating from a Canadian educational institution can receive. From past Canadian Prime Ministers to renowned authors, the medal recipients have gone on to lead remarkable careers and have made their mark in their chosen field.…

Michener Alumnus Challenges the Health Care System

A focus on preventive foot care would considerably reduce the number of lower extremity amputations being performed on diabetics, says Tom Weisz, a 1998 Michener chiropody graduate. Tom is advocating for early intervention and treatment of the open foot wounds diabetics too often experience. If left untreated, infections can set in requiring some part of…