Juliana M. Bernstein, PA-C

  • Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, School of Medicine


Juliana Bernstein is a physician assistant and graduate of the OHSU PA Program ('08).  She joined the faculty in the Division of Internal Medicine & Geriatrics in 2011.  She has worked in ambulatory practice and served as co-director of the Inpatient Geriatrics Consult Service from 2015-2020.  In 2020 she was named Director of Advanced Practice for OHSU Health.  

In her spare time, Bernstein enjoys bicycling, making ceramics, and spending time with her family exploring the Pacific NW.


  • B.A., 2003, Brown University
  • M.P.A.S., 2008, Oregon Health & Science University
  • Certifications:

    • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, 2008

Honors and awards

  • Oregon Medical Association PA Citizen of the Year, 2019

Memberships and associations

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Oregon Geriatrics Society
  • Oregon Society of Physician Assistants
  • American Geriatrics Society


Elsevier pure profile

Selected publications

  • Bernstein, JM., Graven P, Drago K, Dobbertin K, Eckstrom E. "Higher Quality, Lower Cost with an Innovative Geriatrics Consultation Service." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 66(9):1790-1795; 2018.
  • Drago K, Bernstein J.  Taking the long view: Incorporating palliative care principles into the care of the older adult with hip fracture. SGIM Forum 40(3): 5, 12; 2017.
  • Viguera AC, Newport DJ, Ritchie J, Stowe Z, Whitfield T, Mogielnicki J, Baldessarini RJ, Zurick A, Cohen LS. Lithium in breast milk and nursing infants: clinical implications. American Journal of Psychiatry. 164(2):342-5; 2007.
  • Welch HG, Mogielnicki J. Presumed benefit: lessons from the American experience with marrow transplantation for breast cancer. British Medical Journal. 324(7345):1088-92; 2002.


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