What's New

  • Diversity Digest

    What's new at OHSU Diversity and Inclusion: Intern research poster presentation; Lecture on tribes, treaties and natural resource management; Volunteers needed for Night for Networking; New workshops to address unconscious biases in hiring and retention practices.

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  • Tribes & Treaties

    Hon. Elizabeth Furse will share her perspective of the role of science & research in proomoting the environmental health and well-being of American Indian/Alaska Native communities towards eliminating health disparities and improving the quality of life for tribal people.

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  • 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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  • 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

The African American Health Coalition will hold the annual Soul Stroll August 16, 8am starting at NE 35th & Skidmore. http://t.co/KkhUWWDKPN

#researchintern Donald Thomas has completed 6,000 hours of care at @kindredhealth in AZ. http://t.co/bZ6Eg4b0ZN | http://t.co/941PUqFkfW

New #healthcare program in #Oregon addresses one question that could help open dialogue and address #disparities http://t.co/O9vusasgvi

"Cultural competency training can actually serve to reinforce racial stereotyping" - addressing #health #disparities http://t.co/Yavg7Cc1hq

Oregon ranks 30th -12 below Washington -on child well-being report, point to #disparities for children of color #SDoH http://t.co/hlrjTTU8ed

RT @kevinmd: America’s need for a diverse generation of family physicians http://t.co/nzbmDNleKA #diversity #inclusion

Stereotype threat has been linked to racial #health #disparities among African American women, new study finds. http://t.co/lu9dfNPOpC

OHSU #researchintern Gemechu Geleto's study on elders, exercise & #cognitivefunctioning | http://t.co/qKmbCmHYyL http://t.co/3vgT8FegxQ

#researchinterns visited VirtuOHSU #surgicalsimulation lab, led by Dr. Donn Spight. More pics: http://t.co/9Tl1gwZhnk http://t.co/UZtwBEPOnY

MT @COHealthAccess: African Americans, Latinos & AI/ANs more likely to suffer from some health conditions than whites http://t.co/Zzd6RGkKfN

#CDI Summer Equity interns have been hard at work! Meet the interns and hear their presentations on 8/8 http://t.co/vLQnfmAHL3 #diversity

@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

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