Congratulations to the March 2021 ROSE Award recipients

OHSU’s ROSE (Recognizing Outstanding Service Excellence) Award program celebrates employees, students and volunteers who provide outstanding service beyond the normal scope of their jobs. Meet...

Selfie of Brea Green

Brea’s Rebirth-day Signifies Hope and Resiliency

Dealing with the peaks and valleys that come with a cancer diagnosis is difficult to navigate physically, mentally, and emotionally. All of this takes a lot of resilience. Brea Green is...

Congratulations to the November 2020 ROSE Award recipients

OHSU’s ROSE (Recognizing Outstanding Service Excellence) Award program celebrates employees, students and volunteers who provide outstanding service beyond the normal scope of their jobs. Meet...

Being Diligent About Cancer Early Detection

Tami Beaty is no stranger to cancer. She’s lost people she cared a lot about to cancer. First her grandmother to breast cancer, and more recently, a friend who had ovarian cancer. Then, in...

Congratulations to the September 2020 ROSE Award recipients

OHSU’s ROSE (Recognizing Outstanding Service Excellence) Award program celebrates employees, students and volunteers who provide outstanding service beyond the normal scope of their jobs. Meet...

Why Suicide Prevention Month is Important

By Sarah D. Afromowitz, MA Suicide Prevention Program Development Practicum Student at OHSU/Portland VA Note: Talking about suicide can be an emotional topic, and if you’re reading this and...

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Navigating a Cancer Diagnosis

Whether it’s a sixth sense or a gut feeling, sometimes we know when something just doesn’t add up. It can be a feeling that’s difficult to describe to others. Something wasn’t right for...

Jordan Johnson, better known as Iamjordan, poses for a photo in front of iconic Portland, Oregon sign

Hip Hop Fighting Cancer’s Community Impact

  What is it about a cancer diagnosis that feels so personal? It could be that cancer is an unwelcome guest in our home that doesn’t knock or provide an estimated time of arrival. It...

Congratulations to the July 2020 ROSE Award recipients

OHSU’s ROSE (Recognizing Outstanding Service Excellence) Award program celebrates employees, students and volunteers who provide outstanding service beyond the normal scope of their jobs. Meet...