Michener valedictorian eager to begin her Respiratory Therapy career at UHN

Sousna Hanna moved to Canada from Egypt in 2011. At the time, her father was already living here. “I’m part of what is considered a minority religion in Egypt,” she says. “During that time with the Civil War and change in politics, there were a lot of attacks against members of that minority, so we…

A new Michener student award honours a true leader in Canadian health care

Working with students was one thing that Kevin Taylor loved the most in his accomplished health care career. As a respiratory therapist for 25 years, and eventually the President and CEO of the College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario, Kevin knew how important it was to help students grow as professionals. Kevin passed away in…

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…