DICAS Opens!When: Thursday, December 1, 2016
Details: The online application portal system is now open for students to apply to our Dietetic Internship and Combined Master of Science/Dietetic Internship programs. For more information please visit our admission requirements and application instructions pages. Please visit https://portal.dicas.org to apply.
ASPEN Student Member Sponsorship ApplicationDue: Friday, January 20, 2017
Details: The American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN) will be sponsoring 1 year of membership for a student who is passionate about clinical nutrition and nutrition support. This sponsorship applies to undergraduate or graduate students taking a minimum of 12 credit hours. If interested, you will need to submit a 500-word or less essay addressing these questions. Why are you interested in clinical nutrition and/or nutrition support?; Who has stimulated your interest in clinical nutrition and/or nutrition support? You will also need to provide a letter from your dean or department chair confirming you're an eligible student. Up to 10 students will be selected and notified on March 31, 2017. To submit the essay and apply, please use this Survey Monkey link.
Questions should be directed towards Carolyn Woods at firstname.lastname@example.org or 301-920-9146.
OHSU History of Medicine Lecture: Controversies Over Public Health, Local Food, and Urban Animals in 1850s ManhattanWhen: Thursday, January 26, 2017
Where: OHSU Auditorium, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd., Portland OR 97239
Details: The OHSU Library & OHSU History of Medicine Society presents the first OHSU History of Medicine Lecture of 2017. Catherine McNeur, PhD, Assistant Professor of Environmental and Public History at Portland State University and the award-winning author of Taming Manhattan: Environmental Battles in Antebellum City, will discuss an historical controversy of local food not always being better food. This lecture is free to attend.
DICAS Closes!When: Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Details: The online application portal system for students to apply to our Dietetic Internship and Combined Master of Science/Dietetic Internship programs closes at 11:59pm Central Time. For more information please visit our admission requirements and application instructions pages. Please visit https://portal.dicas.org to apply.
Oregon and SW Washington Health Literacy ConferenceWhen: 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.
1st Annual OHSU Symposium on Educational ExcellenceWhen: 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.