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...

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...

His Life for Ours

Monique Hedmann, M.P.H., M.D. Class of 2020, shared this poem at the annual OHSU Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Jan. 16, 2018. She included the following background about this poem for...

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...

The trust fall

Trust the System. That’s what they told us on the first day of orientation. For 42 predominately type A personalities trust is something that is not easily dispensed; it is something that is...

Thanks for the memories

Six years. 72 months. 2,190 days. 52,560 hours. 3,153,600 minutes. I began graduate school as an early 20-something in September 2011. I wanted to be a scientist, I wanted a Ph.D. I knew it would not...

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...

It is possible to make SAD not even seasonal!!!

I am writing my first blog post based on my experiences in Portland and my struggle with depression soon after I landed here. I am not writing this to bring about sympathy or pity but just to boldly...