Canada’s New Food Guide – One Year Later

Checking-in on Canada’s New Food Guide It’s been a little over a year since the most recent version of Canada’s Food Guide was released. With this anniversary in mind, I was curious how the changes in this guide have impacted the practice of registered dietitians and food service managers in Canada. I am especially interested […]

Learning in the Time of COVID-19

“It was a lone voice in the middle of the ocean, but it was heard at great depth and great distance.” ~ Gabriel García Márquez, Love in the Time of Cholera   As I reflect on the many themes and words of Gabriel García Márquez in his novel, Love in the Time of Cholera, these […]

How Prakash is thriving in Health Information Management with international healthcare education and experience

Today is the final day of Health Information Management week and we are happy to share this story as part of our student showcase, to highlight the stories of our diverse community of learners across Canada.      Share a short bio about yourself and anything else that makes you unique or that you want people to know about you:  […]

Rhonda chose to study HIM to better understand how all departments in her hospital work together

Today is the fourth day of Health Information Management week and we are happy to share this story as part of our student showcase, to highlight the stories of our diverse community of learners across Canada.     Please tune in every day this week, to read about a few of the learners in our Health Information Management Programs and their interesting […]

The Opportunity to study HIM gave this learner hope, joy and a newfound passion!

Today is the third day of Health Information Management week and we are happy to share this story as part of our student showcase, to highlight the stories of our diverse community of learners across Canada.    Please tune in every day this week, to read about a few of the learners in our Health Information Management Programs and their […]

A provincial recruitment strategy in New Brunswick introduced Sebastien to Health Information Management

Today is the second day of Health Information Management week and we are happy to share our second story as part of our student showcase, to highlight the stories of our diverse community of learners across Canada.   Please tune in every day this week, to read about a few of the learners in our Health Information Management Programs and their […]

One Size Doesn’t Fit All – Dietitians and Nutrition Managers Supporting Cultural Preferences and Nutrition

The author of the “UHN Connecting Patients with Culturally Appropriate Foods for their Health” blog highlights the importance of cultural awareness and food in healthcare. While nutrition is a science, food is personal and there are many factors that influence the way we eat. A one-size-fits-all approach to nutrition is no longer appropriate. It is important […]

UHN Connecting Patients with Culturally Appropriate Foods for their Health

Introduction written by Jessica Schierbeck, Director, Strategic Solutions, who is the lead for the People-Centred Care Leadership Program Our People-Centred Care Leadership Program includes regular opportunities for learners to compare what they have learned against experiences they have had either as healthcare professionals or as patients or family members. This kind of reflection is important […]