Posts Tagged ‘diversity and inclusion’

Diversity focus: Research interns get hands-on lab experiences

The Center for Diversity and Inclusion thanks research faculty and postdoc fellows who are serving as mentors to the research interns who are part of the Ted R. Lilley Cancer CURE and Summer Equity internship programs. This summer, CDI has placed 26 high school and college students in research lab experiences throughout OHSU. The highly competitive programs drew over 200 applicants from across Oregon and the United States. Interns receive a stipend during their time … Read More

Global health course provides unique interprofessional training experience to OHSU students

Although the number of refugees, recent immigrants, and other underserved individuals is growing in the U.S., many health care professionals receive minimal training on how to interact with and understand the unique health needs of these populations. For the past several years, the OHSU Global Health Center has offered a unique, community-based elective for students of all disciplines to learn how to work in interdisciplinary teams and to develop critical cross-cultural knowledge and understanding. Since … Read More

Interested in mentoring to increase diversity?

The Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute is participating in two collaborative NIH planning grants to increase diversity in the scientific workforce. They are actively seeking mentors for both proposals. Please consider participating in one or both. BUILD.  In partnership with PSU, we propose an innovative program for undergraduate students to increase the diversity pipeline into STEM careers in research. We are seeking OHSU faculty mentors willing to work with diversity students in early scientific inquiry, … Read More

Health, Science & Engineering Career Conference at OHSU, Feb. 21

OHSU’s Center for Diversity & Inclusion, the Schools of Dentistry, Medicine, and Nursing and the College of Pharmacy have all come together to host this one-day conference designed for students interested in pursuing a career in health care and science professions. The Health, Science & Engineering Career Conference is intended to encourage diverse students to study health and science and to provide students with insight into health care and science professions, as well as to … Read More

Center for Diversity & Inclusion summer internship programs seeking applicants

OHSU’s Center for Diversity & Inclusion seeks applications from diverse high school and college students for its eight-week summer internship programs. For college students: Through the Summer Equity Research Program, the Center for Diversity and Inclusion offers a paid internship opportunity for undergraduate students to receive career mentoring and shadowing opportunities from OHSU faculty mentors from the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry and Graduate Studies. Students selected for the program receive a stipend for working with research faculty … Read More

Capt. Thomas Weiser, M.D., M.P.H., on “What a Career in Indian Health Has Taught Me,” Nov. 21

The OHSU Native American Employee Resource Group and the Center for Diversity & Inclusion invite all to attend what promises to be an insightful lecture by Capt. Thomas Weiser, M.D., M.P.H., titled, “The Importance of Culture: What a Career in Indian Health Has Taught Me.” Dr. Weiser, a medical epidemiologist for the Portland Area Indian Health Service, will highlight some of his experiences working with American Indian and Alaska Native peoples and discuss the importance … Read More

Interested in starting a resource group for people with disabilities?

The OHSU Center for Diversity & Inclusion is seeking employees and students who have a desire to form a resource group to address the personal, social and professional interests of individuals with disabilities. People with disabilities and their allies welcome. Join us to learn about how to start an Employee Resource Group and network with others at this welcoming event. When: Tuesday, April 9, 2013, Noon to 1:00 p.m.     Where: Mackenzie Hall 2136 Finding the … Read More

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