What's New

  • Equity Research Interns

    18 college undergrads are working in OHSU research labs as part of the eight-week Summer Equity Internship Program, coordinated by the Center for Diversity and Inclusion. Get to know our interns.

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  • Cancer CURE Interns

    OHSU Knight Cancer Institute and the Center for Diversity and Inclusion are hosting talented and diverse high school students who are working as research interns in laboratories this summer.

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  • Diversity Digest

    What's new at OHSU Diversity and Inclusion: Derald Wing Sue, Ph.D., well-known for his research on microaggressions; Volunteer with OHSU at the Portland Pride Parade and Good in the Neighborhood; live webinars on LGBT patient-centered care; and more.

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  • Increasing Recruitment

    OHSU recognizes the value diversity adds to our central mission. The university’s public commitment to diversity among our faculty, staff and students is reflected in our strategic plan.

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  • Career Conference

    OHSU welcomed more than 350 students at the Health & Science Career Conference. Presentations focused on academic and career opportunities in science and healthcare. Click on the link for highlights and links to presentations.

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  • 2013 Annual Report

    We are at the cusp of an important cultural transformation at OHSU. We have become more intentional about enhancing our infrastructure and allocating resources to further magnify our strategic focus on diversity, inclusion and equity.

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  • State of Diversity

    OHSU leaders reaffirmed the university commitment to furthering diversity, inclusion and equity during the OHSU State of Diversity, held in March 2013. In addition to celebrating accomplishments and milestones, the event also introduced the community to the OHSU Diversity Action Plan

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  • Diversity Action Plan

    The Diversity Action Plan guides the efforts of all OHSU community members and campus units. Integrating diversity and inclusion and achieving cultural transformation throughout the university requires broad-based commitment, sustainable and enduring support, and human and fiscal resources.

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  • Employee Resource Groups

    We are seeking employees and students who have a desire to form a resource group to address the social, personal and professional interests of individuals with disabilities. Persons with disabilities and their allies welcome.

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Upcoming Events

A Community of Inclusion


Diversity is key to maintaining a competitive workforce advantage. Integrating diversity within all areas of the university and all parts of our mission is critical to OHSU's strategic goal of being a great organization, diverse in people and ideas.

We invite you to learn more about our Diversity Action Plan.

Norwood Knight-Richardson, M.D., M.A., M.B.A., OHSU Chief Diversity Officer, Senior Vice President, and Chief Administrative Officer

Leslie D. Garcia, Assistant Chief Diversity Officer and Director, OHSU Center for Diversity & Inclusion

@RWJF is hosting a free #webinar Monday 7/28 at 10:30a PST about improving #healthcare #equity - register here: http://t.co/TpTjuUnMgg

30+ health orgs throughout WA are hosting a giant, free and volunteer-drive #health clinic on October 23-26. More: http://t.co/1jOwevilCe

RT @PublicHealth: Today at 2PM ET: Join @MinorityHealth & @samhsagov for Twitter chat on mental health disparities: http://t.co/LcFNes1ZZH

Study in Utah: African American and Pacific Islander babies are more likely than other babies to die before 1st bday. http://t.co/QTHUtIR4Ce

@NIH awards $358K to a community #health center in Boston to reduce health disparities among #LGBTQ youth of color. http://t.co/QMwfZv5yWu

#CDI will be taking time to do intensive planning for the next year of activities at our retreat this week. #diversity #inclusion

Harvard School of Public Health is welcoming Dr. Howard Koh, who has published literature on #health #disparities. http://t.co/VarcHqcS7f

OHSU's Greg Blaschke, MD was chosen as Chair of the Advisory Committee on #LGBT Issues to @AmerMedicalAssn Board of Trustees. #diversity

What is the "Power of Difference" at OHSU? Learn more by watching our video: http://t.co/cUOlBJpUIj #CDI #diversity #inclusion

MT @publichealth: Obesity is high among U.S. Hispanics, who are at increased risk for cardiovascular disease, study: http://t.co/lhpbLsikUC

Bridgette Lang, who will attend @DePauwU, is an @OHSUKnight #cancerCURE intern this summer http://t.co/5hjofOM9RP http://t.co/QaKrMUD3KZ

TONIGHT at 7:15p- lecture by Prof. Walidah Imarisha on "Why aren't there more Black people in OR? A Hidden History." http://t.co/qwexFyPZfe

A student at COCC receives #diversity award for educating others on his experience being African American in Oregon. http://t.co/kaVtBlC8v2

"Issues & Ales" addresses Social determinants of health and the racial #health #disparities among women. http://t.co/O0AYWhthlB

#LGBT cultural competent #healthcare is rising at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City. http://t.co/XFUGTJhWbM

RT @RaceForward: 50 yrs ago today, Pres. Lyndon Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act. What has changed since? http://t.co/dcpQJOwoZ

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