Events


Light the Night 2017

When: Saturday, October 14, 2017
Time: 5:00 pm
Where: OMSI, 1945 SE Water Ave., Portland OR
Details: Join the Team OHSU Knight Cancer "Torchbearers" to walk Light the Night to raise awareness and donations for Leukemia and Lymphoma cancer.

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Visit the Knight Cancer Institute Community Events page for more information


Division of Management Lunch & Learn Webinar: Envisioning Your Future

When: Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Time: 12-12:30pm
Where: Webinar, Register Here: https://www.anymeeting.com/AccountManager/RegEv.aspx?PIID=ED51D780834639
Details: This webinar explores ways to create a vision for your future, test ideas, identify impediments to growth, and develop adaptability. This foundational topic sets the stage for many other webinars in this series, including Goal Setting and Time Management.
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Calorie Density for Lasting Lifestyle Change and Weight Management

When: Thursday, October 19, 2017
Time: 7:00 pm
Where: OHSU Center for Health & Healing, 3rd Floor Conference Center, 3303 SW Bond Ave
Details: Craig McDougall, MD will present this Ask The Health Expert lecture. Can you manage your weight without hunger? Calorie density can help you feel fuller longer - with fewer calories. Get the latest on the impact of obesity in the US, and how a plant-centered diet can help you take control of your weight.

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Sweat Smart: What Sports Medicine Science Tells Us About Effective - and Safe - Exercise

When: Thursday, October 19, 2017
Time: 7:00 pm
Where: OHSU CLSB, 2730 SW Moody Ave, Portland
Details: Douglas McKeag, MD, MS, FACSM will present this Marquam Hill Lecture. Whether you're an athlete, a weekend warrior or an active retiree, sports medicine science has come a long way in revealing the do's and don'ts for injury-free fitness. Dr. McKeag shares insights on such current topics as concussion risk on the playing field; high-intensity interval training (HIIT) and how to keep our knees from giving out before we do.

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Diwali Celebration

When: Monday, October 23, 2017
Time: 7:00 - 9:00pm
Where: OHSU CLSB, Room 3A001
Details: Join MESAA in celebration of Diwali with performances, Indian food, and fun! Diwali is a Festival of Lights celebrated every autumn. It is one of the major festivals celebrated by Hindus and signifies the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, and hope over despair. Event is free. Dinner ticket is $5. Contact for more information.


Living with Heart Failure

When: Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Time: 7:00 pm
Where: OHSU Center for Health & Healing, 3rd Floor Conference Center, 3303 SW Bond Ave
Details: James Mudd, MD will present this Ask the Health Expert lecture. Advances in treatment are helping people with heart failure live longer, fuller lives. Learn more from a team of experts in cardiology, cardiac rehabilitation, pharmacy and nutrition.

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IERG Global Village Rendezvous

When: Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Where: Rialto Poolroom, 529 SW 4th Ave, Portland OR
Details: This Global Village Rendezvous will be the last edition of 2017 and will be held at the Rialto Poolroom in Downtown Portland! Join us for some pool and games! Global Village Rendezvous networking/social events give you an opportunity to build new connections and friendships across cultures in a casual environment. Foods and drinks are available for purchase. Feel free to bring colleagues, friends and family. RSVP via our Facebook our Evite event page.


Division of Management Lunch & Learn Webinar: Making the Most of Graduate School

When: Wednesday, October 26, 2017
Time: 12-12:30pm
Where: Webinar, Register Here: https://www.anymeeting.com/AccountManager/RegEv.aspx?PIID=ED51D780854F3D
Details: You've made the decision to attend graduate school. It may have been quite a while since you were last a student, and your needs and opportunities are different. In this webinar we explore how professional students can best engage with their graduate school experience to achieve their goals at work, home, and school.
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41st Annual Pacific Northwest Update in OB-GYN and Women's Health

When: Thursday-Friday, October 26-27, 2017
Where: Sentinel Hotel, Portland OR
Details: OHSU Ob-Gyn faculty will share their expertise on clinically relevant topics through multi-disciplinary perspectives, informative plenary sessions, and point-counterpoint discussion on new developments and emerging concepts in women's health. This update is intended for providers of obstetrics, gynecology, family medicine and women's primary care, including family nurse practitioners, nurse midwives and other professionals in the women's health field.
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IERG Oregon Food Bank Volunteering

When: Saturday, October 28, 2017
Time: 9:00-11:30am
Where: Oregon Food Bank, 7900 NE 33rd Dr., Portland OR
Details: We invite you to join us for a morning of volunteering at the Oregon Food Bank. Repack and label bulk dry food in a lively, active environment! You'll be repacking foods like rice, pasta, apples or potatoes into family-sized packages, either working at tables or around bins. Register with the Oregon Food Bank and RSVP to IERG if you plan on attending.


Student Thesis Defense

When: Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Time: 2:30-4:30pm
Where: OHSU School of Nursing, Room 364
Details: You are invited to attend Katie Attema's upcoming thesis defense. The title of her thesis is, "Impact of High-Complex-Carbohydrate and Low-Carbohydrate Diets and Resulting Body Mass Loss on Circulating Aclycarnitine Concentrations in Healthy Obese Adults." 1 CPEU will be available for those who attend.

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Division of Management Lunch & Learn Webinar: Designing a Better Job Search

When: Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Time: 12-12:30pm
Where: Webinar, Register Here: https://www.anymeeting.com/AccountManager/RegEv.aspx?PIID=ED51D78084463B
Details: Most jobs are filled before they are ever posted. Needless to say, the modern job search is complex and nuanced. Learn strategies to create an effective job search and how to stay organized in the process.
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Health Issues in the Headlines: Learning to Read Between the Lines

When: Available November 1-30, 2017
Details: The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) will be hosting a free asynchronous class on the Moodle learning platform. Total time to complete the reading and assignments will be about 4 hours.

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Providence College Inclusion Network: Health Care in the US and Abroad

When: Thursday, November 2, 2017
Time: 4-6pm
Where: Providence Portland Medical Center, Cancer Center Amphitheater
Details: Providence Inclusion Network is a free opportunity to jump start the transition of postsecondary students from school to the workplace. Consecutive attendance is encouraged, but not required. All events will be from 4-6pm and light refreshments will be served.  Troy Larkin, MN, RN presents on health care in the US and abroad on November 2nd.  Registration is required. For questions please email .
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Nutrition & Aging: The Emerging Role of Nutrition in Improving Quality of Life

When: Saturday, November 4, 2017
Time: 8:00am-5:15pm
Where: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Portland, 1000 NE Multnomah St., Portland OR 97232
Details: Abbott Nutrition Health Institute is sponsoring this one-day conference. Speakers will include William J. Evans, PhD, FACSM, FACN, and Sharon Stewart, MS, RDN on nutrition and aging. This conference qualifies for 7.5 CPEUs for dietitians.

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Division of Management Lunch & Learn Webinar: Making the Most of Professional Organizations

When: Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Time: 12-12:30pm
Where: Webinar, Register Here: https://www.anymeeting.com/AccountManager/RegEv.aspx?PIID=ED51D78084493A
Details: Are you getting the most out of your professional organization? In this session, we will explore ways to become involved in organizations and the benefits of doing so.
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Is Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Possible in the Real World?

When: Friday, November 10, 2017
Time: 8:30am-9:30am
Where: OHSU CLSB, room 2S060
Details: The  Darlene Cain Memorial Care & Cure for Diabetes Lecture presents Anne Albright, PhD, RD, Director, Division of Diabetes Translation with the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion. Dr. Albright will discuss type 2 diabetes and if prevention is really possible. Hosted by the OHSU Harold Schnitzer Diabetes Health Center. For questions, contact .

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Division of Management Lunch & Learn Webinar: Writing Your Professional Statement

When: Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Time: 12-12:30pm
Where: Webinar, Register Here: https://www.anymeeting.com/AccountManager/RegEv.aspx?PIID=ED51D780844F3C
Details: Get rid of that tired "objective" statement;create your professional statement. Whether you are working on your bio for your organization's website, updating your LinkedIn professional summary, or preparing for your job search, writing a strong professional statement is a cornerstone of your personal branding. In this webinar we offer strategies, examples, and tips to writing a modern, professional statement.
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Gathering of Nations

When: Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Time: 5-9pm
Where: Gray's Landing Community Room, 650 SW Lowell St, Portland OR 97239
Details: Join us for a harvest-themed potluck, conversation and storytelling about various culture and history, and sharing different perspectives about the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday. Please bring a savory dish or dessert typical to your culture to share. Family members are welcome. Do you have traditional artwork, jewelry or books we can exhibit? Want to show off your country's folkloric dance or traditional song? Please submit your request to IERG using the email below and a description of what you want to present not later than Friday, October 13th. To RSVP (required), email by November 10.


Division of Management Lunch & Learn Webinar: Funding Your Education

When: Thursday, November 16, 2017
Time: 12-12:30pm
Where: Webinar, Register Here: https://www.anymeeting.com/AccountManager/RegEv.aspx?PIID=ED51D780854E3A
Details: What are the funding options for graduate school? What about other benefits and opportunities? How does one ask for support? We discuss an overview of options and strategies for asking for funding and other non-financial benefits while in graduate school.
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Division of Management Lunch & Learn Webinar: Refresh Your Resume

When: Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Time: 12-12:30pm
Where: Webinar, Register Here: https://www.anymeeting.com/AccountManager/RegEv.aspx?PIID=ED51D78084463E
Details: What would you say if someone asked you for a copy of your resume today? Most of us would have a moment of panic realizing the last time we updated our resume was when we applied for our current position. In this webinar we explore ways to think about resumes differently, strategically use different versions of your resume, and stay nimble for those moments when opportunity knocks.
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Providence College Inclusion Network: Grief and Loss in Health Care

When: Thursday, December 7, 2017
Time: 4-6pm
Where: Providence Portland Medical Center, Cancer Center Amphitheater
Details: Providence Inclusion Network is a free opportunity to jump start the transition of postsecondary students from school to the workplace. Consecutive attendance is encouraged, but not required. All events will be from 4-6pm and light refreshments will be served.  Sandy Walker presents on grief and loss in health care on December 7th.  Registration is required. For questions please email .
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Division of Management Lunch & Learn Webinar: Balancing Our Inner Leader & Manager

When: Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Time: 12-12:30pm
Where: Webinar, Register Here: https://www.anymeeting.com/AccountManager/RegEv.aspx?PIID=ED51D780844B30
Details: How can we develop in a way that balances both the manager and the leader perspectives? In this webinar, we offer ideas for individuals who are looking to move into management, current managers wanting to continue their development, and those who are thinking about succession planning.
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IERG White Elephant

When: Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Where: TBD
Details: The IERG will host a white elephant gift exchange in December. This is an event in which all participants will bring one gift to exchange and barter in a game of negotiation and communication. In the end, all players will go home with a present.


IERG Cooking Class

When: Friday, February 2, 2018
Time: TBD
Where: TBD
Details: IERG members are invited to attend three cooking events in which the team will make a delicious meal to be served to the Portland homeless population. Family, friends, and children are welcome to either or both activities.

 

IERG Cooking Class

When: Friday, March 30, 2018
Time: TBD
Where: TBD
Details: IERG members are invited to attend three cooking events in which the team will make a delicious meal to be served to the Portland homeless population. Family, friends, and children are welcome to either or both activities.

 

IERG Cooking Class

When: Friday, June 22, 2018
Time: TBD
Where: TBD
Details: IERG members are invited to attend three cooking events in which the team will make a delicious meal to be served to the Portland homeless population. Family, friends, and children are welcome to either or both activities.