Kiva Stevens, PA-S1

Name Kiva Stevens Hometown I moved many times growing up around Western Washington, but Bellingham feels like my hometown. Undergraduate School and Degree Western Washington University in...

Yela Carey, PA-SI

Name Yela Carey Hometown Sequim, Wash., pronounced  "SEE-quim" Undergraduate School and Degree George Fox University, BA in Social and Behavioral Studies Patient Care Experience CNA in the...

Maggie Judd, PA-S1

Name Maggie Judd Hometown Portland, Ore. Undergrad University of Portland Class of 2014, BS in Biochemistry Prior Healthcare Experience Clinic assistant and phlebotomist at ZoomCare....

Michael St. Amand, PA-S1

Hometown Santa Clarita, CA Undergraduate School and degree Cal Poly SLO where I received a Bachelor’s in Biological Sciences What you did for patient care experience Medical assistant in...

Rebecca Walker, PA-S1

Hometown: Sacramento, CA Undergraduate school and degree: University of Oregon, Human Physiology Patient care experience: MA and phlebotomist at Zoom+Care. Favorite place in Portland: My...

A sad farewell and a happy new beginning, even during COVID

by Kelly Soto It is so hard to believe that three years have passed since I first began my nursing journey here at OHSU and now it is coming to a close. It has been the greatest pleasure for...

Left to right: My friends Anna Burkey, XiYuan Pang and I in December 2017.

Doernbecher 10S: A Unit of Hope and Little Heroes

By Kelly Soto (featured photo above: Left to right: My friends Anna Burkey, XiYuan Pang and I in December 2017.) Three years ago at the beginning of my nursing program, a couple of...

On a medical mission: Dr. Tom Catena to speak on serving in Sudan

by Stephanie Radu Serving in Sudan At the Mother of Mercy Hospital in the Nuba Mountains of Sudan, Tom Catena, M.D., is on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week, nearly every week of the year....

First lessons from a PA clinical year

By Morgan Marin, PA Class of 2020 The clinical year of the physician assistant program is a collection of stories—the experiences and lives of patients—through which we, as students, learn...