Kiva Stevens, PA-S1

Name Kiva Stevens Hometown I moved many times growing up around Western Washington, but Bellingham feels like my hometown. Undergraduate School and Degree Western Washington University in...

Yela Carey, PA-SI

Name Yela Carey Hometown Sequim, Wash., pronounced  "SEE-quim" Undergraduate School and Degree George Fox University, BA in Social and Behavioral Studies Patient Care Experience CNA in the...

Maggie Judd, PA-S1

Name Maggie Judd Hometown Portland, Ore. Undergrad University of Portland Class of 2014, BS in Biochemistry Prior Healthcare Experience Clinic assistant and phlebotomist at ZoomCare....

Michael St. Amand, PA-S1

Hometown Santa Clarita, CA Undergraduate School and degree Cal Poly SLO where I received a Bachelor’s in Biological Sciences What you did for patient care experience Medical assistant in...

Rebecca Walker, PA-S1

Hometown: Sacramento, CA Undergraduate school and degree: University of Oregon, Human Physiology Patient care experience: MA and phlebotomist at Zoom+Care. Favorite place in Portland: My...

First lessons from a PA clinical year

By Morgan Marin, PA Class of 2020 The clinical year of the physician assistant program is a collection of stories—the experiences and lives of patients—through which we, as students, learn...

A surprisingly pleasant IPE experience

By Francisco (Frank) Pena, PA student “Interprofessional Education, what’s that?” “Don’t they understand I have enough on my plate trying to learn medicine?” These questions crossed...

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...

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...