Diversity’s unique beauty

Diversity- it is a term that we are all very familiar with because it is one of the core values here at OHSU, and just a short while ago, OHSU awarded several staff members as well as students for...

Transition and Growth: A Reflection on my First Year in PA School

“Please lift your left breast.” Every time I heard it, it made me cringe. Being transgender, I could never quite get used to being topless in a sports bra or having my classmates make direct...

The poetry of OHSU

OHSU celebrated National Poetry Month in April this year with its fourth annual poetry contest and recognition event, sponsored by the OHSU Library. In the submission guidelines, poets were asked to...

OHSU at the Mozilla Global Sprint 2018

Daniela Saderi, Ph.D. candidate in the Neuroscience Graduate Program In May 2018 I joined an incredible team of innovators and change-makers in Cambridge, UK, for the first eLife Innovation Sprint....

Stronger than Vibranium

Taj Taher, M.D. class of 2021, Vice President, OHSU SNMA It’s been a month since our crew from Oregon Health & Science University visited San Francisco for the Annual Medical Education...

Art + Science: Creating a Shared Space

Mollie Marr, M.D./Ph.D. student in Behavioral Neuroscience I studied theatre because I was drawn to the transformative potential of performance. A play surprises you with truths—truths about...

Reflections on gun violence

On April 20, OHSU Students Against Gun Violence organized a rally with a variety of speakers sharing their perspectives on the impacts of gun violence. One speaker was M.D./Ph.D. student Caroline...

Nursing School Is Not Hard…

Before I get my classmates ticked off at me for saying that, let me clarify by saying that it is not hard, just challenging- and no they are not the same! I made this disclaimer to a group of...

What Not to Do in Grad School

Rebecca Hood, Ph.D. candidate in Behavioral Neuroscience As I finish up my fifth year in graduate school, I’d like to share some lessons about things to not do that I’ve learned during my time...