​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​What IS UHN ICE?

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The UHN International Centre for Education™ (UHN ICE™) seeks to innovate and educate without borders. UHN ICE™ leverages a wide range of expertise to build educational relationships that ​will translate into high quality health care through teaching and learning. Our mission is to transform patient care through excellence in research, innovation, and cultivation of education leaders in the global community.​



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The Bridging Department at The Michener Institute of Education at UHN is happy to announce their newest bridging program, Healthcare Essentials : A Bridging Program for Internationally Educated Health Professionals (IEHPs). This four step program consists of 2 online courses and 2 in-class workshops designed for IEHPs seeking new development opportunities and to enhance important workplace skills that will enable a variety of career opportunities in Canadian Healthcare. Courses include:

  • Understanding Cultural Humility as Teachers, Learners and Healthcare Providers (In-class)

  • Fundamentals of Leadership Effectives (online)

  • Communication Skills: Active Listening and Networking 101 (In-class)

  • Managing Quality and Patient Safety in Healthcare (online)

Application deadline: December 7th 2018

Program start date: January 10th 2019

Interested in this program? Visit http://michener.ca/ce/iehp  for more details!

Personalized Learning Program™ in Bioethics

Interested in learning about the role of Bioethicist at UHN? Want to further ethical awareness and sensitivity​Bioethics Logo.png within your practice setting?

Join our Bioethics team in a unique, innovative and Personalized Learning Program (PLP™) in Bioethics that will support your personal objectives and Professional Development goals.

At UHN, our Bioethicists have been educated and trained to provide analysis useful in addressing ethical issues arising in healthcare. The team provides support to inter-professional staff, physicians, patients and their family members dealing with ethical issues across the organization.

During the PLP in Bioethics, you will learn about:

  • The value of clinical ethics consultations referred by patients, family members or staff;
  • How organizational ethics expertise, including the development of policies and guidelines, can help to prevent or better manage ethical issues;
  • What Bioethics contributes to the education of clinical staff and students;
  • The importance of research ethics expertise in advising on the design of research and evaluating protocols submitted to the Research Ethics Board

Additional areas of interest can be discussed.

For further inquiries, please contact uhnice@uhn.ca

To apply for a PLP in Bioethics, please visit the PLP Online Application


"My observership with Dr. Quereshy was an incredible experience! His ability to make his patients feel safe, his ability to teach trainees, and his time management skills are things that I look up to and will aspire to incorporate into my own career one day. This observership taught me a lot and sparked an interest in general surgery." – Observership, General Surgery
"I quickly realized the focus on interprofessional teamwork and collaboration at UHN. With the learning I attained here, I hope to develop a similar structure to enable our teams to better collaborate." - PLP, Education Leadership and Organizational Development
"I had good exposure to advanced techniques in Urology and observed excellent interpersonal relationships." PLP, Urology
"Dr. Peter Slinger has tremendous experience in my field of interest. He was patient with all my questions even when he was busy with his work. It was an honour to see him work up close." - Observership, Anesthesia
"I learnt about Cancer Cytogenetics and I'm implementing those learnings in my lab." - PLP, Laboratory Medicine and Pathology - Cytogenetics lab


Contact Us

We want to hear from you! If you are an individual or organization inquiring about learning opportunities, or if you would like to discuss a potential partnership with our Hospital and UHN ICE™, please email us at uhnice@uhn.ca.​