Interviewing

We will be inviting qualified applicants starting in mid-September on an ongoing basis. 

Interview Days

We offer interviews in October and November. Invited candidates will be able to schedule online for one of the following dates:

  • Friday October 13th 
  • Thursday October 19th 
  • Friday October 20th 
  • Thursday October 26th 
  • Friday October 27th 
  • Thursday November 2nd 
  • Friday November 3rd
  • Friday November 10th 
  • Thursday November 30th 
  • Friday December 1st

Typical Interview Day

  • Morning welcome and program discussion with Program Director, Jennifer Dunlap, MD and Chief Resident, Lindsay Taute, MD
  • Interviews with faculty 
  • Additional interview day activity (see below for further information)
  • Lunch with faculty and residents
  • Campus tour with residents
  • Attendance at weekly conference

Additional Interview Day Activity

Candidates will each have about 30 minutes of flex-time in their interview day schedules to participate in other activities. Options include:

  • Break or explore campus on your own (Aerial Tram pass available)
  • Tour of hiking trailheads near OHSU (weather permitting)
  • Informational interview with a subspecialty fellow
  • Tour the Pathology Translational Research Lab (Part of the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute’s Knight Diagnostics Lab)
  • Informal chat with a faculty member about neighborhoods, schools, and family life in Portland
  • If you have a focused pathology interest, it also may be possible to arrange an informational interview with a specific faculty member (if available)

Please let us know if you need accommodation for a disability or other special needs on your interview day. OHSU offers nursing stations and refrigeration is available for milk storage for nursing mothers.


Evening meet & greet

The evening before your interview day you are invited to be our guests at a casual dinner hosted by our residents. The dinner takes place from 6:00 – 7:30 pm at a local restaurant, and attendance is optional. Your traveling companions, including children, are welcome to attend.

Travel Resources

Please see our Visiting OHSU page for a list of discount rates at recommended local hotels for visiting applicants. There, you will also find many additional travel resources including directions to our campus and information about various public transportation options.