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 email
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.
September 13, 2013 Lunchtime Reflective Writing Workshop Agenda
Helpful Writing Resources
Body Language and Communication
Citation Builder Links
Writing a Successful Abstracts
Writing in Nursing
Writing in the Health Sciences (Common Issues) from University of Toronto
Research in Nursing & Health Writing for Publication in US Journals
Fragments and Run-ons
Paragraph Development: The Meal Plan
Paragraph Development (AKA The MEAL Plan)
http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/reverse-outline/ (short video from UNC Writing Center)
ConclusionsVollum Writing Program