The OHSU Effect

The OHSU Effect is what happens when healing, teaching and discovery come together. This powerful combination leads to breakthroughs, cures and life-changing advancements. It improves healthcare, here and around the world. It leads to new jobs and new businesses, and makes life better, for people all across Oregon.

Expanding frontiers and spreading knowledge

Grant Burch, M.D., David Bailly, M.D., Laurie Armsby, M.D.

Creating Jobs

As the only academic health center in Oregon, Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) provides a wide variety of unique benefits to local and state residents.

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Saving lives, finding cures

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Doernbecher Cancer and Blood Disorders Program

Changing Cancer


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A welcome addition to our campus! Beautiful new art in our @OHSUNursing, in collaboration with our @OHSU_CDI: http://t.co/St28g1LMCl

On patient-driven information sharing: “When you're sick with a lethal disease, the last thing you want is privacy.” –@RobertWahMD

RT @OHSUSOM: Accelerating change in #meded is an @AmerMedicalAssn priority. We’re proud to be 1 of 11 grant recipients to do this: http://t…

“The most important patient we see every day is the one in the mirror” –AMA President @RobertWahMD on physician well-being.

Dr. @RobertWahMD is the @AmerMedicalAssn’s first Chinese-American president – he’s also an @OHSUSOM alumnus!

At tonight's Hatfield Lecture w/ @AmerMedicalAssn President & native Oregonian @RobertWahMD learning about technology's pitfalls, promises.

Tonight! @OHSUNews alum & @AmerMedicalAssn President Dr. Robert Wah will speak on technology & better patient care: http://t.co/bzWfIF6yPb

Congrats to the 400 new students joining our @OHSUSON this week! 5 tips to get started on the right foot: http://t.co/V4mavz2bsA

News you may have missed - Study led by OHSU researchers found 95% of Oregonians now have health insurance coverage: http://t.co/VwH8vc7UjK

Attn runners! OHSU Sports Medicine experts talk running smart, preventing injuries & improving your performance: http://t.co/O3gzAnTuLm

"Top 4 tips for being the child of a medical student" via @OHSUSOM StudentSpeak blog: http://t.co/cFjBpvpKiZ #MedEd

RT @OHSUKnight: Next month, our friends at @DutchBros are raising money for cancer research, one coffee mug at a time: http://t.co/BsrLXquD

RT @MirabaiVogt: RT @CaseyEye Learn about diet & AMD at Casey Low Vision Expo this Sat w/OHSU nutrition expert Sonja Connor http://t.co/nTw

Proud of OHSU's own Dr. Albert Starr, who will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming "Go Red for Women" luncheon. #PDXGoesRed cc @AHAOregon

RT @OHSUSOM: RT @studentdoctor: Are you a parent in med school? Here are 4 "helpful" tips for your child - http://t.co/don6PumqGo via @OHSU

RT @CaseyEye: Learn about diet & AMD at Casey Low Vision Expo this Sat w/OHSU nutrition expert Sonja Connor http://t.co/ZC18dUvu8r http://t…

RT @OHSUKnight: Treatment can put some #cancer survivors at risk for conditions like MDS. Learn more: http://t.co/8a9LH2sjjt http://t.co/qg

RT @docrenee: At OHSU Go Red for Women tea hosted by Cindy Grueber. $3100 raised for women's heart disease!

RT @TomBeer: OHSU led Prostate Cancer Clinical Trial results in FDA approval http://t.co/XgER3DQzBQ @OHSUKnight #cancer

RT @OHSUSOM: Top 4 tips for being the child of a #medstudent, http://t.co/UjI2aavNjJ. 'Guest' blog response to @amaalliance article. cc @Am