What's New

  • Diversity Digest

    What's new at OHSU Diversity and Inclusion: Fall Diversity Welcome; Hispanic Heritage Month events; Talk on Disability Inequity; Depression in African Americans; Updated edition of the Student and Employee Diversity Resource Guide

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  • Focus on African Americans

    Dr. Elisa Torres, UW-Madison, presents her findings on the physical benefits of exercise, and impact on relieving anxiety and depression. Her research focused on a nationally representative sample of African Americans.

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  • Disability Inequity

    What are the attitudes and stereotypes toward people with disabilities? Dan Friess, executive director of Incight, will offer attendees a new framework toward greater understanding and more equitable and respectful interactions with people with disabilities.

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  • PBS' Latino Americans

    To commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month, OHSU’s Latinos Unidos Organization and CDI invite the community to free screenings of the acclaimed PBS documentary Latino Americans, highlighting the 500-year legacy that shaped a nation.

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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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  • 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

RT @OHSUNews: OHSU scientist awarded $25 million grant to further #HIV vaccine research. TY to the @GatesFoundation: http://t.co/DGKbNNzynp

Did you attend last year's OHSU Night for Networking? Mark your calendars! http://t.co/JBb7MVHEAs | for more info: http://t.co/gdxUZnRtjX

#CDI is a proud supporter of @OregonHispanic Hispanic Heritage Celebration Dinner, set for September 4 at 6:30p. http://t.co/x0Dboc44bG

Oct 22: #OHSU hosts Night for Networking, premier event for employers, people with disabilities http://t.co/t3MxFXUCu3 #nt4net

#CDI is a Gold Sponsor at the Annual #AmericanIndian Day Celebration on Friday, 9/26 - grand entry is at 3:30pm! http://t.co/sHpRteJXPb

The @AAHCINC Soul Stroll is tomorrow 8/16 - Starts at 8am for a 2.5K or 5K. Food, music and more! http://t.co/NBuZTP2qOC

"Be a Great Organization, Diverse in People and Ideas" | Join #OHSU #CDI on #Instagram http://t.co/sjOWAnKtN3 #diversity #inclusion

New symposium focuses on #health #disparities for cardiovascular disease: stress and treatment in daily life http://t.co/Q81StzUTQM

“It’s great if we can create apps...but what about those without smartphones? -Can tech address #health #disparities? http://t.co/wI0OkrgNYv

Congratulations to all of our summer #researchinterns on your hard work! Today is their poster presentation program at 1:30p in #CLSB

Global to Local's Connection Desk outside of #Seattle is bringing together social services and #health together #SDOH http://t.co/g9XcM3dI1D

Tomorrow is CDI's next #cultural #competency lecture featuring the Hon. Elizabeth Furse 12pm, @OHSUNursing room 144: http://t.co/nBrLKFK9cu

#OHSU CURE & Equity #researchinterns will present their summer findings in poster presentations on Fri 8/8 at #CLSB starting at 1:30pm.

"Tribes, Treaties and Natural Resource Management," a #CDI co-sponsored #diversity lecture will be 8/7 - open to all! http://t.co/hHrT026ybK

Cultural sensitivity and collecting Race, Ethnicity & Language data can reduce #health #disparities http://t.co/TA17YPgXlA @HCInformatics

Health Equity and Accountability Act introduced on 7/31/14 - decreasing #health #disparities for people of color http://t.co/peeABSEzlT

The latest #DiversityDigest is out! Read about #OHSU #CDI news on #diversity #inclusion and subscribe on our website http://t.co/iimPIgm2bw

The largest grant in history from @NIH goes to Greenville Health Systems for work in reducing #health #disparities http://t.co/3hGHfAKXsD

OHSU #researchintern Lubna Khan from @oregonstateuniv is one of 18 #Equity Summer interns http://t.co/lovIjdRkZX | http://t.co/oCKMNLVceW

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