Rebecca A. Harrison, M.D., F.A.C.P.

  • Professor of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, School of Medicine
  • Chief, University Section of Hospital Medicine
  • 4th Year Medicine Clerkship Director


Rebecca Harrison, MD, FACP is a Professor of Medicine and Section Chief of the Division of Hospital Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). She is a Clinical Experiences Director within the School of Medicine.  As faculty of the Medical Teaching Service, she teaches in a variety of clinical and classroom settings to a wide spectrum of learners, including Internal Medicine and Family Practice residents, interns, medical students, and physician assistant students. She is the Course Director for the Fourth Year Internal Medicine Interest Group, mentoring and advising a large number of students pursing Internal Medicine, a member of the Residency Program Advising Committee, and the Medical Student Education Review Board. Dr. Harrison is an active member of the Society of General Internal Medicine’s Academic Hospitalist Task Force and passionate about women and diversity in medicine as former Co-Chair for the OHSU Women and Academic Medicine Committee.  She has been a repeat visiting professor at Otowa University in Japan, and she performed medical relief work in Haiti with an OHSU team.  She is an annual faculty at the SGIM-SHM’s Academic Hospitalist Academy. She recently attended the Narrative Medicine Training at Columbia University and is a founding member of the Northwest Narrative Medicine Collaborative and Conference.

Education and training

    • B.A., 1986, Boston University
    • M.D., 1994, University of Minnesota Medical School
  • Internship

    • Oregon Health & Science University, 1995
  • Residency

    • Oregon Health & Science University, 1997
    • Chief Residency, Oregon Health & Science University, 1998

Areas of interest

  • Medical education
  • Narrative medicine
  • Faculty development
  • Work-life balance


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