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...

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...

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...

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...