Congratulations, Class of 2019!

Kelly Soto, Class of 2020, School of Nursing Monmouth Campus On June 14, we celebrated the graduation of our senior class of 2019. This cohort was and continues to be very special to my cohort in...

Weight Bias in Healthcare: An Opportunity for Action

Leigh Richards, B.S. with a major in nursing, Class of 2021 In 2013, I found myself the recipient of some alarming news regarding my cervix. I returned a voicemail from my gynecologist and found...

My Experience at the State Hospital

  This last term I had the pleasure of doing my clinicals at the State Hospital and working with clients who have mental illnesses. Let me tell you, it was quite the experience for me in...

Celebrating Men in Nursing

The term “male nurse” or even worse “murse” is not without its share of differing perspectives and opinions, yet at the heart of the matter lies the fact that anyone with dedication,...

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...

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...

Volunteering for Hurricane Harvey disaster relief

  Our Guest post today is from Valerie Spear, PMHNP-BC and DNP Class of 2018. Valerie recently graduated from the Psych Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) program at OHSU and is...

Imposters, white coats and Dorothy & Toto

I know this title sounds crazy, but stay with me guys, I promise this all makes sense:) Hello everyone! My name is Kelly, I am a sophomore Bachelor's with a major in nursing student at OHSU's...

Find the Time and Integrate

How do I have time for this? I asked myself when I signed up to be a Student Blogger. I don’t know what provoked the moment of inspiration where I thought, “Well that could be fun!” At times, I...

Finding support

  Our guest post today is from Sarah, a graduate of the OHSU School of Nursing's Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Master's program this past June. She is currently finishing her Doctor of Nursing...