Meet the 2018 Orientation Coordinators

We’re excited to introduce Melanie Gagnon and Abhira Srikantha to all of Michener’s incoming students. These second and third-year students are organizing this year’s activities and are your guides to Orientation 2018. Find out what Melanie and Abhira are looking forward to most at Orientation, their best advice for new Michener students and their hidden talents.…

Behind the Scenes with Michener’s Convocation Team

There’s a feeling of excitement, anticipation and pride in the air at the TELUS Centre for the Performing Arts as graduates and their guests arrive for Michener’s 2018 Convocation. Among all the chatting and hugs between graduates, you would never know about the activity happening behind the scenes to make the ceremony run smoothly. This…

Annual Working with Seniors Day empowers future health care professionals

On May 10, 2018, Michener hosted its fifth annual Working with Seniors simulation day. Following its introduction in 2014, the school has now incorporated the program into its curriculum so that all students enter their chosen career fields with basic competencies in supporting older patients within a health care setting. Working with Seniors is made…

Meet Michener’s Valedictorian for the Class of 2018

Sam Gennidakis always knew he was built to help others. Even before becoming a respiratory therapy student at The Michener Institute of Education at UHN, he had already completed three degrees and pursued a number of career paths including teaching, charity work and a year in culinary school. As Michener’s 2018 valedictorian, Sam is eager…

Big Ideas: Privacy controls must be placed back into the hands of the individual

This article originally appeared as an opinion piece in the Globe & Mail. It can be accessed online by clicking here. How is it that our personal information is so vulnerable to cyberattacks? One attack can expose millions of personal data records, but we are also vulnerable to the privacy policies of the organizations that house…

Big Ideas: If you are unique, numbers are not your friends

Humans have been counting since before recorded history. Apparently, even some animals use rudimentary counting. With the ascendance of “Big Data” and the spread of connected digital sensors and monitors, we are automatically counting more and more aspects of our lives. This leads to more and larger numbers. Generally, whether we are measuring potential profit, impact,…

Ontario Launching First Phase of the Personal Support Worker Registry

The Michener Institute of Education at UHN has begun rolling out Phase One of the Personal Support Worker (PSW) Registry of Ontario. Phase One of the Registry will begin with the registration of an initial cohort of PSWs. This cohort will consist of PSWs who graduated in 2016 or later from a recognized program that…

Michener Respiratory Therapy alumni and partners honoured at the Better Breathing Conference

Through awards and presentations, Michener was well represented at last month’s Better Breathing Conference held at the Toronto Marriott Eaton Centre Hotel. Hosted by the Ontario Lung Association, the Better Breathing Conference brings together health care professionals from many disciplines focused on respiratory health. Michener Respiratory Therapy alumni and several clinical partners presented award-winning posters…

T2202A Tax Receipts FAQ

Q1. What is the T2202A? A1. T2202As are tuition tax receipts issued to all students for tuition and applicable mandatory fees related to the calendar year (January-December). They show the amount of tuition and applicable fees that can be deducted for income tax purposes as well as the number of months eligible for the education…

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