Chasing his dream

DACA student Christopher Ponce Campuzano starts medical school with hard work and determination. He hopes to become a pediatric oncologist or pediatric cardiologist caring for underserved children...

What dogs can teach us

Researchers in the lab of Elaine Ostrander, Ph.D. ’87, are conducting one of the largest collaborative experiments between NIH scientists and the general public. The focus? Dog...

Giving the gift of compassionate communication

Ronald Naito, M.D. '78, will leave a legacy in mindfully conveying difficult news. By Carin Moonin The U.S. health care system prioritizes efficiency in provider-patient interactions. But when...

Mini Med School opens career pathways for more youth

Sometimes seeing and doing is believing. That’s the premise behind the Mini Med School. The OHSU School of Medicine’s Global Health and Urban Underserved College (GHUU) invites high school...

Mentor the change you want to see in the world

The Diversity Mentorship Partnership with Northwest Permanente celebrates the success of its first cohort  For second-year M.D. student Evan Mitchell, pursuing a career as a physician seemed...