Michener grad looks back on her path to leadership

Jia Inacio started her career in health care on a different path from where she is now. A 2009 Michener Radiological Technology grad, Jia entered the field working in fast-paced clinics with a focus on women’s imaging. Now, as a Diagnostic Imaging Manager for the Scarborough Health Network, Jia still works closely with women’s health,…

Dr. Schatz Scholarship recipient follows in her mother’s footsteps

Farnaz Arian first heard about The Michener Institute of Education at UHN from her mother, who completed the school’s Imaging Informatics Certificate Program. While completing her Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology and Health Sciences at York University, Farnaz began looking into the programs offered at Michener and came across Chiropody. “I was interested in…

Two grads tell their story of how they included Michener in their wedding day

Michener’s class of 2020 went without many of the joys most grads used to take for granted: celebrating milestones with friends, social events on campus and even an in-person convocation. Now that these grads are two years into their careers, and their life routines are slowly getting back to normal, there is finally a chance…

Michener model expanding to build capacity across Canada

With agreements in two new provinces over the past two months, Michener is accelerating its long-term goal of ensuring Canada has an adequate supply of critically-needed health professionals. “Since it was created in 1958, Michener has been a jewel in Ontario’s higher education and healthcare crown,” says Michener Principal Dr. Harvey Weingarten. “It is unlike…

Michener and National Medical Imaging Clinic, Education & Research Centre Bring MRI Technologist Training Program to Saskatchewan

National Medical Imaging Clinic, Education & Research Centre is a unique partnership led by James Smith Cree Nation and DR Links Holdings Inc. that has created Saskatchewan’s first medical imaging, research and education centre serving the local population, boosting economic development and increasing capacity for Canada’s healthcare system. National Medical Imaging Clinic, Education & Research…

Ultrasound students published in the Canadian Journal of Medical Sonography

  The use of ultrasound imaging to estimate amniotic fluid volume is commonly used as a diagnostic test for oligohydramnios, which is the presence of too little amniotic fluid around a baby during pregnancy, resulting in fetal malnutrition. However, methods of measuring amniotic fluid volume and diagnostic criteria are controversial. That’s why three Ultrasound students…

Michener commits $10,000 to support students relocating for clinical placement

One of the things that makes graduates from The Michener Institute of Education at UHN attractive to employers is the experience they gain during their clinical placements, which provides students with the opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills acquired during their in-class learning in a hands-on environment. However, recent feedback from students revealed that…