A trip to Paradise

Brianna Pickering, M.D. Class of 2022 Some smoke from the Camp Fire in Northern California drifted into OHSU last week. I stared at the haze as I descended in the tram, taking a mental journey back...

Showcasing success with PM&R student interest group

Margeaux Berroth, M.D. Class of 2020 I was joined by two of my classmates, Emma Rickles and Gabriel Wilds, both members of the M.D. Class of 2019, in presenting our poster at the national...

Centering Houselessness

Medical students’ experiences listening to people who are houseless By Caroline King, Cameron Fisher, Jacob Johnson and Arum Chun This year, the four of us - Caroline King, Cameron Fisher, Jacob...

Students at the 2018 OMA Conference: The Future of Medicine, Now

Audrey Tran, M.D. Class of 2021 It was a historic day for the Oregon Medical Association (OMA) at their 2018 Annual Conference. First, the OMA was slated to induct Dr. Fred Williams, an...

Ideas to Action: AMWA 2018 Conference

Alex Hernandez, M.D. Class of 2019 To build community across all levels of medical training, a small group of medical students revived the American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA) at OHSU in...

Borrowed Time

Jenna M. Davison, M.D./M.P.H. class of 2022 Have you ever heard the phrase borrowed time? The dictionary defines it as the uncontrolled  postponement of something that is inevitable. When someone...

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...

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...