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...

Nominations sought for 2020 School of Medicine Alumni Awards

The School of Medicine Alumni Awards program recognizes exceptional members of the 19,000-member alumni community. Alumni accomplishments deserve to be recognized – which is why your...

Leadership transition in SoM Department of Neurology

After two decades of leadership and internationally recognized research, Dr. Dennis Bourdette to step down as chair; Dr. Helmi Lutsep named interim Dennis Bourdette, M.D., R ’82, FAAN, FANA,...

Take a breath, prepare for LCME

SoM colleagues submit self-study summary in preparation for Jan. 12-15, 2020, accreditation site visit Contained in the Oct. 21 submission of the school’s complete survey package to the Liaison...

Dr. Jacqueline Brady named endowed scholar

Alumna appointed to John and Susan Hayhurst Distinguished Scholar in Orthopaedic Research and Innovation Jacqueline Brady, M.D. R’13, assistant professor of orthopaedics and rehabilitation, OHSU...

In memoriam: John Tongue, M.D. R ’74 (1946-2019)

The OHSU School of Medicine announces with great sadness that John R. Tongue, M.D. R ’74,  renowned orthopedic surgeon, clinical associate professor of orthopaedics and rehabilitation, OHSU School...

Reflections on Match Day

Today, members of the OHSU medical school Class of 2014 found out where they will be spending the next few years of their lives as they transition from medical student to resident. Although...

Alumni Miles: A lesson learned over a muffaletta

I was gifted a profound insight this past October. Over an outstanding muffaletta sandwich, shared with a very recent MD program grad in a New Orleans park, I had a chance to see the impact of...