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...

Transforming the next generation of physician leaders

Audrey Tran, M.D. class of 2021 “There is nothing more powerful than an idea whose time has come.” -Victor Hugo At 4:30 a.m. on a Saturday, I was rushing through the PDX airport to catch an...

Your Provider Is Running Behind

Andrew Summers, M.D. class of 2019 An elderly woman sat alone, hunched over with frail hands clasped together. Her eyes fixated on the wall, yet seeing something else.  The air thick with...

His Life for Ours

Monique Hedmann, M.P.H., M.D. Class of 2020, shared this poem at the annual OHSU Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Jan. 16, 2018. She included the following background about this poem for...

Live from SGIM in D.C.

Participating in the world of academic medicine has exposed me to some truly unique patients. I have also been fortunate to work with attendings who value research and innovation and encourage their...

Flow and work

OHSU StudentSpeak is pleased to present this guest post from Gary Josephsen, M.D., an affiliate professor of emergency medicine, OHSU School of Medicine, and student preceptor. The surprising way...

Med school life in Zambia

OHSU StudentSpeak is pleased to present this guest post from Malerie Pratt, a medical student in the M.D. Class of 2018 and a Swindells Family Scholar. I’m thankful for the faculty at OHSU...

Finding balance through racing

OHSU StudentSpeak is pleased to present this guest post from Cymon Kersch, an M.D./Ph.D. student in the OHSU School of Medicine and recent qualifier for the 2017 triathlon world...

Island at heart

OHSU StudentSpeak is pleased to present this guest post from Kelsi Chan, medical student in the Class of 2019. She and several OHSU colleagues organized OHSU's first-ever lu'au in November 2016. I...

The fourth trimester

After 40 plus weeks of laborious (pun intended) and miraculous work, a baby is born into the world. It is a long-awaited joyous day. For months, friends and family help prepare for the new...