Training pays off: OHSU SoM grads ready for hard conversations

A few years into a Kaiser Northwest Permanente effort to improve their hospitalists’ skills in communicating with patients with life-limiting illness, they began noticing something: clinicians who...

New Ph.D. Program for Biomedical Sciences earns accreditation

PBMS set to launch in fall 2020 It’s official! The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCC) accredited the School of Medicine’s new Ph.D. Program for Biomedical Sciences...

Leadership transition in emergency medicine

After 12 years of service, Dr. John Ma will step down as chair July 8; Dr. Mary Tanski will serve as interim chair John Ma, M.D., chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine, OHSU School of...

Partnering to foster diversity and inclusion

OHSU School of Medicine and Northwest Permanente are partnering to expand the pool of physician mentors for diverse students in the M.D. program. Leaders from both organizations kicked off the...

Diversity in GME continues to increase

100% of OHSU’s residency slots filled In July, 263 new resident and fellow physicians will join OHSU. They are one of the most diverse trainee cohorts in recent history, based on published...

In memoriam: Donald D. Trunkey, M.D. (1937-2019)

Former surgery chair and trauma care advocate leaves behind a legacy The OHSU School of Medicine and Department of Surgery announce with great sadness that Donald D. Trunkey, M.D. R ’64, professor...

On 10K, a sister’s love carries on

The 10th floor of OHSU's Peter O. Kohler Pavilion is a meaningful place for Maddie Collet. Her sister, Allison, was a patient in the unit after she was diagnosed with brain cancer. She passed away...

Memories of a White Coat

Last Friday, it was my pleasure to serve as the emcee for the M.D. Class of 2019 White Coat Ceremony and the J.S. Reinschmidt Lecture. The white coat is a time honored tradition in the medical...

Thank you to OHSU’s “Godmother of Midwifery”

By Ariane Le Chevallier, OHSU Communications  How lucky I am to have known someone who was so hard to say goodbye to! This month, we celebrate the retirement of Dr. Carol Howe, Associate Dean...

OHSU celebrates National Doctors Day

In celebration of March 30th as National Doctors Day, we sat down with OHSU's Dr. Nate Selden to ask what inspired him to become a physician – and what continues to inspire him in his day-to-day...