SoM News March 2013

Dean's Message

Dean RichardsonOregon and the nation are in the midst of a radical transformation of the health care system. We are on the cusp of new cures and treatments stemming from genetics discoveries. Moving forward, we need to take a hard look at our educational models — at OHSU and everywhere — to be sure they are relevant for today and tomorrow, and will continue to deliver maximum value to our students and society.

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MD Curriculum Transformation
"Next steps" on draft curriculum framework approved.
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Why I teach: Lainie Yarris, M.D., MCR
Joined faculty in a field where women were still underrepresented.
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Dr. Dorr's study on health care reform
Solving the multi billion-dollar puzzle of health care reform.
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Student health fair a success (again)
Students provide health care to over 265 of Portland’s underserved.
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Paper of the Month

CirculationThis months featured paper is from the lab of Jonathan Lindner, M.D., and is titled, "Molecular imaging of the paracrine proangiogenic effects of progenitor cell therapy in limb ischemia." It was published in the journal Circulation.    
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Shabnam Ghazizadeh

Spring Equinox
Shabnam Ghazizadeh writes about Persian traditions during the Spring Equinox.
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From the Archives

"The Finest Hospital I Have Ever Inspected"
Multnomah County Hospital originated in a poor farm. Almost from the beginning, the hospital was overcrowded, understaffed, and dogged by public scandals related to patient care standards.
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New Faculty

A warm welcome to our new faculty members!