Headshot photo of Juliana M. Bernstein, PA-C

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.

Education and training

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

    • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, 2008

Memberships and associations:

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

Honors and awards

  • Oregon Medical Association PA Citizen of the Year, 2019


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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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