OHSU Psychiatry Grand Rounds: Exploring the Psychological Impact of Racism

When: Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Time: 12-1pm
Where: OHSU Hospital, 8B60 Auditorium
Details: Alisha Moreland, MD, Executive Director of the OHSU Avel Gordly Center for Healing and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry will discuss unconscious elements of race and racism, the role of trauma in racism, and other related topics.
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PAND Career Interview Panel

When: Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Time: 6:30-8:30pm
Where: Providence St. Vincent's Hospital, room TBA
Details: The Portland Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics will be hosting a Career Interview Panel. Join PAND as they hear from dietitian managers about what it takes to have a solid interview. Get tips on how to get the job you want and achieve your career goals. Featured panelists include, Terese Scollard, MBA, RDN, LD, FAND (Providence), Sandra Kelly, RD, LD (Kaiser), and Colleen Peters, MS, RD (Legacy). This event is free for members and $5 for non-members. Please RSVP through their Facebook invite for this event.

Black History Month: In Search of Social Justice

When: Thursday, February 23, 2017
Time: 12-1pm; Networking and Light Refreshments: 11:30am-12pm
Where: OHSU Auditorium
Details: Dr. Winston Grady-Willis, PSU Director School of Gender, Race, and Nations will present on grassroots Black activists in American history and explore the connections between the Black Panther party and Black Lives Matter. A special musical performance will be given by Dr. Lisa Grady-Willis. For more information, please contact the Black Employee Resource Group at
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27th Annual Cascade Festival of African Films: K3NT & KAT3

When: Saturday, February 25, 2017
Time: 2-4:30pm
Where: PCC Cascade Campus, 705 N Killingsworth, Moriarty Arts & Humanities Building, Room 104
Details: Join the Black Employee Resource Group (BERG) with your family (5 years of age and up) for a screening of K3NT & KAT3 at the 27th Annual Cascade Festival of African Films. The Family Fest Matinee will be hosted by Baba Wagué Diakité of Mali. Before the film, there will be a free raffle, storytelling by Wagué and coloring activities for kids. Admission is free on a first come first serve basis. Wear an OHSU t-shirt or ID badge so that BERG members can identify each other. For more information about the festival and to a see a trailer of the film, visit For questions or to be added to the Black Employee Resource Group mailing list, email .

Prime the Pipeline: Promoting the Career Advancement of Diverse Leaders

When: Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Time: 5-7:30pm
Where: OHSU Auditorium
Details: The Black Employee Resource Group is hosting a workshop to promote diversity in leadership. Networking and refreshments will start at 5pm and the panel discussion with Q&A will start at 6pm. Join the BERG for an open discussion from a panel of local Portland leaders in healthcare, law, technology, marketing, and government on how today's diverse workforce can continue advancing to positions of prominence.

Strategic Grant Development Two-Day Workshop

When: Monday-Tuesday, March 6-7, 2017
Time: 8:30am-5:00pm
Where: Portland State University
Details: Portland State University is hosting an Institute for Strategic Funding Developemnt grant writing workshop, which will offer attendees help in writing grant proposals.
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Oregon and SW Washington Health Literacy Conference

When: Thursday, March 9, 2017 - Half Day Workshop; Friday, March 10, 2017 - Full Day Conference
Where: Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Portland OR 97232
Details: The Health Literacy Conference, hosted by Legacy Health, was created to raise awareness of the scope and health consequences of low health literacy, including health disparities, particularly among the elderly and communities of color. Attendees at this health literacy conference will learn how to use health-literate communication tools as strategies to improve patient education and instruction. For more information on the workshop and conference and to register, please visit the Legacy Health Conference website.

8th Annual Rho Chi Quiz Bowl

When: Thursday, March 9, 2017
Time: 5:30-7:30pm
Where: OHSU Student Center, Media Room
Details: The 8th annual Rho Chi Quiz Bowl sponsored by students from the OHSU/OSU College of Pharmacy is an annual jeopardy-style quiz bowl game open to all OHSU students who compete in 3-4 person teams. OHSU from all schools and professions help to write the questions that the teams must answer. Food will be provided and the 1st-3rd place winning teams will win monetary gift cards! Email team name and members to by March 2, 2017.

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GPHN Book Club

When: Monday, March 13, 2017
Time: 4:30-6:00pm
Where: OHSU Student Center
Details: Join the OHSU Graduate Programs in Human Nutrition book club discussion on Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Underrated Organ by Giulia Ender. This book takes a look at the gastrointestinal tract of the human body and how it works with the rest of the body. All are welcome to this free event and food and drinks will be provided. 1 CPE will be offered.

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1st Annual OHSU Symposium on Educational Excellence

When: Friday, April 14th, 2017
Details: This new OHSU symposium, which is co-hosted by the School of Medicine's Educators' Collaborative, Division of Continuing Professional Development, Graduate Studies Program, UME and GME Programs, the Faculty Advancement and Development Committee as well as the OHSU Teaching and Learning Center, aims to bring together OHSU SOM educators for professional development in education, networking, and to celebrate education scholarship. This all-day symposium will conclude with a wine and cheese poster session that will include both the education research and educational innovations.


Harvard Annual Postgraduate Nutrition Symposium: Surgical Treatment of Obesity: Physiological Mechanisms and Clinical Effects

When: Wednesday-Thursday, July 12-13, 2017
Where: The Joseph B. Martin Center at Harvard Medical School, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston MA 02115
Details: The Division of Nutrition Harvard Medical School and Nutrition Obesity Research Center at Harvard in conjunction with the Department of Nutrition Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health presents the 18th annual Postgraduate Nutrition Symposium with keynote speaker, Dr. Lee Kaplan. This symposium is free, but requires registration.
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