This past weekend, Portland fire crews were dispatched to Marquam Hill, not to put out a blaze…but to save one. Each fall the university and the city practice an aerial rescue from the Portland Aerial Tram. They do so in the case the tram stops and passengers need to be rescued. This year, one of the practice rescue-ees (is that a word?) was Portland Trailblazers mascot Blaze. Here’s a video clip: We were happy to … Read More
In order to leave the roads clear for hospital patients and visitors during the Sam Jackson road closure, many OHSU employees took to bikes, sidewalks and the tram. So what was it like during rush hour to “Go by Tram?” We shot a little video at around 5 p.m. As you can see, the tram cars were full, yet nobody was left behind. That was the case pretty much all day long.
When people think about OHSU, they tend to think of OHSU Hospital, Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, our research discoveries or our schools. But we’re also a business. We’re the top employer in Portland and one of the top employers in the state too. Recently, Greenlight Greater Portland, a regional economic development organization, travelled up Marquam Hill to videotape some of the business of OHSU. Here’s the video – see if you can spot our Advanced Imaging Research … Read More
Talk about a green way to mow your lawn… This weekend, a team of six goats will be mowing the tall green grass below the Portland Aerial Tram tower near OHSU’s Center for Health and Healing. Families are invited to visit with the goats during their extended feeding time and while you’re at it, feel free to ride the tram for some great views of the city. Full details of the event can be found … Read More