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...

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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 May 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...

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Dear New York Health Care Family

Dear New York Health Care Family, It is difficult to find the words to express the deep respect and admiration for the incredible work you have been doing during this crisis. We have been...

Coping with COVID-19: Tips for getting a good night’s sleep

Below, sleep expert Dr. Sarah McConville offers tips for getting a good night’s sleep while coping with heightened stress and anxiety due to concerns about COVID-19. Stress and anxiety are common...

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U.S. News: OHSU ranked among top graduate schools

U.S. News & World Report has released its 2021 Best Graduate Schools list Once again OHSU has been ranked among the best. Family Medicine is again #1 in the nation in Medical Programs and...

Vote now: Best Hospitals physician survey open

Physicians with active Doximity profiles encouraged to vote by March 20 If your clinical area is included in the annual U.S. News & World Report Best Children’s Hospitals and Best...

Celebrating nurse practitioners at OHSU: Meet Shelby Lee Freed

The observance of National Nurse Practitioner Week (Nov. 12-18) provides us an opportunity to recognize our nurse practitioners (NP) and increase awareness of the exceptional care that these NPs...

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,...