Celebrating Michener’s clinical partners

Clinical Recognition Awards thank the clinical coordinators and educators who go the extra mile for Michener’s students For many of the full-time students at The Michener Institute of Education at UHN, clinical placements are the first opportunity they have to put the knowledge and skills learned in the classroom, labs and simulation exercises into practice.…

Out with the old, and in with the new CT Scanner

A solid year of negotiating and maneuvering between Michener and UHN staff, the Ministry of Health, and the health technology industry will pay off in late February when a 64-slice CT scanner is craned into the 11th floor at 222 St. Patrick Street. Toshiba is donating a used Aquilion-64 unit that will allow Michener students…

Art meets science at Michener

X-Rays uncover paintings depicting a passionate affair Picture a small town east of Paris in the early 1900s, just before the First World War. A young painter named Sophie la Rosière becomes completely absorbed in a passionate affair with another young woman, a nurse. But given the morals of the time, their relationship must remain…

What Michener students love most about their programs

Here’s a glimpse of a few Michener students talking about what they love most about our programs. Find out why patient interaction is one of Natasha’s favourite things about nuclear medicine, how being on the front-lines of cancer treatment motivates Kwee and how knowing her classmates inside and out is a unique advantage for Nicole. Find these students…

Sponsoring the future of our health care leaders

The Michener Institute is committed to providing students with opportunities to become future health care leaders. Through sponsorship of health care education events such as the Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (QuIPS) Conference in May 2015 and the Ontario Association for Medical Radiation Sciences (OAMRS) Central Section Spring Education Day in March 2015, Michener provides…

Development is its Own Reward

As an Associate Radiological Technology Professor, Taran Lam felt a pull to improve the quality of her student’s learning experience. In the past, when Taran wanted to teach her class about catheterization and rectal tube insertion, she turned to the videos that come with the course textbooks. After some critical examination, she realized that these…

MMIs at Michener: How a huge team of volunteers helps Michener select future health care leaders

Before Michener graduates enter the workforce, before they pass their exams, complete their clinical placements and long before they finish their classes, they have to take one last important step: the Multiple Mini Interviews. Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI) are a unique series of short-form interviews that have been adopted by medical schools across the country…

Radiological Technology and Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Technology: Simulation in Education

Using contemporary imaging and diagnostic equipment is critical to helping Michener deliver relevant curricula, enhancing the educational experience for our students and preparing them for their future careers. Through the technologies that support the Radiological Technology and Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Technology programs, Michener is able give students a simulated patient care advantage before…

2015 Radiological Technology Ceremony

Radiographic Marker Ceremony First year Radiological Technology students received their first set of personalized radiographic markers at Michener’s annual Radiographic Marker ceremony last week. The annual ceremony symbolizes for students the transition from the classroom to clinical practice and emphasizes Michener’s high standards of standards of practice and patient care. Radiographic markers (or x-ray markers)…

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