Santosha

As a dietetic intern, similar to other students going through rotations or clinicals, I essentially start a new job every few weeks. I meet new people, learn new practices, and get lost trying to...

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...

Fertile ground for deep roots

Why am I here? I came to OHSU, those many moons ago, because I wanted to be a scientist. I was taught since childhood that "knowledge is the wings wherewith we fly to heaven," and Science was my...

5 weeks in Africa

This summer I spent 5 weeks in Africa with an organization called Work the World as a volunteer nursing student.  The first part of my time there was spent working in the Emergency Department in...

Doing one thing well

As we struggle to finish up our Fall quarter I am sure it leaves many of us feeling that we didn't do anything well today, this week, or this quarter. We forgot to go back and see a patient, we...

The first days are the hardest days?

This article is about growing older. Today is my birthday, so this feels like an appropriate topic. With each year that passes, the tasks we are responsible for are altered. This is especially...

From Palau 1: I arrive to Palau!

This summer, Inger is working with the Health Policy and Research Department at the Ministry of Health on the island of Paluu. She will blog about her experience here at OHSU StudentSpeak. Learn...