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OHSU WRITEs

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Writing Resources for Interprofessional Transformation and Excellence

OHSU WRITEs, which stands for Writing Resources for Interprofessional Transformation and Excellence, is part of the OHSU Interprofessional Initiative (IPI). It encompasses all schools, departments and units within OHSU and is both an integral part of the OHSU Interprofessional Initiative (IPI) and an independent effort to identify, enhance and create new writing resources, learning experiences, and activities throughout the university and reaching all stakeholders.

The purpose of OHSU WRITEs is to enhance the resources for and applications of creative, reflective, medical, scientific, therapeutic, narrative, grant, and other types of communication (e.g., visual and performance arts) throughout OHSU with a goal to drive creativity, innovation, wellness, publication, grant awards, and to enhance diversity and diverse achievement throughout the university.

OHSU WRITEs is broadly integrated within programs, courses, resources and activities for faculty, students, staff, alumni and other stakeholders. It is centrally coordinated by Dr. Hill Taylor  who serves as the OHSU WRITEs Program Director.  Dr. Taylor can be reached at 503 494-5452 or via

 

Upcoming Events

The Lasker Foundation has launched an essay contest asking students and fellows to write about innovative ways to build support to ensure funding for medical research. First prize is $10,000 and an opportunity to meet with the 2014 Lasker Award winners. Second and third prize winners will receive $5,000 and $2,000, respectively. Submission deadline is August 8, 2014 at 12 pm EDT.  http://owl.li/xQGQV

Who is eligible: Medical school students and fellows; doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows in biomedical research; graduate students in public health programs; or graduate students in other health professions programs (e.g., nursing, pharmacy, physician assistant). Open to students at accredited U.S. medical schools, research universities, or health professions program.


 

Previous Events

September 13, 2013 Lunchtime Reflective Writing Workshop Agenda

Watch the Lunchtime Reflective Writing Workshop 

 

 

Helpful Writing Resources 

Body Language and Communication

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ks-_Mh1QhMc

Citation Builder Links

http://www.lib.unc.edu/house/citationbuilder/

http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/citationbuilder/

Language Tips

http://languagetips.wordpress.com/about/

Medical Humanities Database at NYU

http://litmed.med.nyu.edu/Main?action=new

Medical Writing

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/732/01/

Writing a Successful Abstracts

Download PDF

Writing in Nursing

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/section/4/29/

Writing in the Health Sciences (Common Issues) from University of Toronto

http://hswriting.library.utoronto.ca/index.php/hswriting/issue/current



Videos

Communicating Science TED Talk

UNC Writing Center You Tube Channel

Research in Nursing & Health Writing for Publication in US Journals

Podcast Part 1 Getting Started

Podcast Part 2 How to Succeed in Publication

Part 3 Submission Process for a Research Journal

APA Format Citations-Sixth (6th) Edition

How to Write Better - Writing Tips on Voice, Tense, Perspective, Cliche and Wordiness

Narrative Medicine (Video from TEDx)

The MEAL Plan: A Brief Explanation

Paraphrasing and Direct Quotation: A Brief Primer

Reverse Outlining: A Tool for Revision

 

 

Handouts

Articles

http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/articles/

Comma

http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/commas/

Conditionals

http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/conditionals-verb-tense-in-if-clauses/

Fragments and Run-ons

http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/fragments-and-run-ons/

"I" usage

http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/should-i-use-i/

Paragraph Development: The Meal Plan

OHSU Writes Meal Plan

Passive Voice

http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/passive-voice/

Transitions

http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/transitions/

Verb Tenses

http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/verb-tenses/

Writing email

http://writingcenter.unc.edu/files/2011/12/email.pdf

Brainstorming

http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/brainstorming/

Initial Outlines

https://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/outlines-demo/

Thesis Statements

http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/thesis-statements/

Paragraph Development (AKA The MEAL Plan)

http://twp.duke.edu/uploads/assets/meal_plan.pdf

Reverse Outlining

http://twp.duke.edu/uploads/media_items/reverse-outline.original.pdf

http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/reverse-outline/  (short video from UNC Writing Center)

Conclusions

http://blog.writingpower.net/2008/04/22/the-so-what-question/

http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/conclusions/


Affiliated OHSU Resources

Vollum Writing Program