Interviewing

The OHSU Pathology Residency Program will be conducting applicant interviews on the following days for 2016-2017:
  • Friday, October 7th 
  • Tuesday, October 18th 
  • Friday October 21st 
  • Friday October 28th
  • Tuesday November 1st 
  • Thursday, November 3rd
  • Tuesday November 15th  
  • Friday, November 18th 
  • Tuesday, November 29th 
  • Friday, December 2nd

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

Typical Interview Day

  • Morning welcome and program discussion with Program Director, Jennifer Dunlap, MD and Chief Resident, Ling Yan, MD, PhD
  • 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.