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A group of OHSU's Pediatric Residents, all wearing their white coats, at a Black Lives Matter rally in downtown Portland.

OHSU Diversity News

Institutional News

Dr. Du Vivier appointed senior vice president of diversity, equity and inclusion
Derick Du Vivier, M.D., M.B.A., has been named senior vice president of diversity, equity and inclusion, effective Sept. 14, 2020, reporting directly to President Danny Jacobs, M.D., M.P.H., FACS. Du Vivier has served as interim vice president for diversity and inclusion since November 2019. Sept. 14, 2020 (OHSU Now)

OHSU named LGBTQ HealthcareEquality Leader for the eighth time
Human Rights Campaign Foundation recognizes equity, inclusivity for LGBTQ patients, employees, August 31, 2020

Celebrating Juneteenth
Creating change is acknowledging that a problem exists. President Danny Jacobs, June 19, 2020

Protecting our transgender and gender-nonconforming communities
OHSU will support, offer high-quality health care in affirming, welcoming environments. President Danny Jacobs, FACS  June 13, 2020

Taking action to address institutional racism
A message from President Jacobs on our steps forward. June 05, 2020

Standing up against structural racism
'We cannot permit the loss of any more lives by sitting idly by and simply hoping for change' President Danny Jacobs. May 31, 2020

Publications and Editorials

Structural Solutions for the Rarest of the Rare — Underrepresented-Minority Faculty in Medical Subspecialties
Kemi M. Doll, M.D. and Charles R. Thomas, Jr., M.D. published in the New England Journal of Medicine, July 16, 2020

Addressing the topic of race at home
'Kids can’t grow to stand up against racism if they don’t recognize race.' Antwon Chavis, M.D.  June 30, 2020

Health Disparities and COVID-19
President Jacobs joined black medical leaders to speak out on racial inequities magnified by coronavirus. published in USA Today, April 10, 2020

Stories

Medical students create video to focus on racism in health care
As a medical community, we must speak out and break the stronghold of racial injustices. Daniel Tshala, MD graduate, 2020. June 29, 2020 

Centenarian’s wisdom remains a lesson today
'Life is tough, but you have to be tougher' Erin Hoover Barnett,  March 24, 2020