What's New

  • Diversity Digest

    What's new at OHSU Diversity and Inclusion: PSU partners with OHSU to increase diversity in the healthcare workforce; OHSU expansion into Thailand; Native American Heritage Month activities; Urban Rez Film Screenings; Paths to Leadership for OHSU Faculty; Employee Resource Group events

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  • Diversity Leadership

    CDI Director Leslie Garcia, M.P.A., was honored by the National Association of Medical Minority Educators with its 2014 Diversity Leadership Award.

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  • LGBT Healthcare Equality

    OHSU is one of only a handful of healthcare facilities in Oregon to be reconized with the "Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality" distinction by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

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  • Advisors Conference

    College advisors are invited to a one-day conference at OHSU in February 2015. The event will highlight trends in health and science careers, and put the spotlight on admissions for graduate studies in medicine, nursing, dentistry, pharmacy and allied health programs.

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  • Recruitment Events

    Interested in careers in medicine, nursing, dentistry or pharmacy? Meet OHSU recruitment and admissions staff at upcoming information sessions and conferences, and learn about academic offerings at OHSU.

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  • Diversity Resource Guide

    New to Portland and seeking to connect with diverse communities? Check out our comprehensive and newly updated list of diversity and multicultural resources, community organizations, local businesses and cultural events.

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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 @AmDiabetesAssn Encourages People to Focus on Healthy Living for World Diabetes Day: http://t.co/F2jG7nNbzT #WDD #DiabetesMonth

To serve rural #tribalcommunities, important to understand indigenous healing & medicine traditions http://t.co/tY2jD5QfbK

Concept of family much broader than blood relations in #IndianCountry. Community, ceremonies important to tribes #NativeAmericanHeritage

Serving in #IndianCountry requires acknowledgment of historical trauma among #nativeamerican communities - Dr. Rudd http://t.co/hgwwQRncsw

Dr. Miles Rudd of Portland #IndianHealth Svc speaks at OHSU #culturallycompetent care #NativeAmericanHeritageMonth http://t.co/a4dTshpncN

Wide spectrum of tribal trust: Consider tribal values in ethical framework. Clarify funding, review process. @NativeChildren Dr. Kastelic

#culturalcompentency in research requires respect, #nativecommunity ownership of data @NativeChildren Dr. Kastelic http://t.co/0WNGR6zqhv

Complex history of research in #NativeAmerican communities complex; researchers must be mindful of historical trauma - Dr. Sarah Kastelic

Problems: Geographic, #languagebarriers, sample size; mistrust of #datacollection process-Dr. Kastelic #ohsudiversity http://t.co/EejdM3VIV2

Data important to advocate for community needs, guide resource allocation - NICWA's Dr. Sarah Kastelic #NativeAmericanHeritageMonth

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