Dr. Halvorson attended Carleton College in Northfield, MN, for undergraduate studies, the University of Minnesota for medical school where she received Alpha Omega Alpha honors, and completed her residency and chief residency in Internal Medicine at OHSU in Portland, OR. In 2005, she joined the Division of Hospital Medicine in the Department of Medicine at OHSU. During her years at OHSU, Dr. Halvorson has served as a clinical teacher/attending physician for physician assistant and medical students, and residents on the OHSU acute care wards. She has received a number of teaching awards and humanism awards, including induction into the Gold Humanism Honor Society. From 2011-2016, she served as an Associate Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program as well as the Director of the Medicine Teaching Service within the Division of Hospital Medicine, overseeing faculty and staff and serving as the director of the OHSU ward rotation for residents. In mid-2015, Dr. Halvorson became the Medical Director for Clinical Integration at OHSU and assists with developing evidence-based guidelines for OHSU health system. Most recently, in 2018 Dr. Halvorson was appointed the Division Chief for the Division of Hospital Medicine and in this role, oversees the hospitalists on the inpatient services at OHSU and Hillsboro Medical Center, as well as the OHSU Perioperative Medicine Clinic. Dr. Halvorson describes herself as a ‘career generalist,’ which is evident in both her clinical and academic work.
In her spare time, she enjoys running, skiing, travel, crossword puzzles, and attending her childrens' many sporting events.
Education and training
- B.A., 1996, Carlton College
- M.D., 2001, University of Minnesota Medical School
- Oregon Health & Science University, 2002
- Oregon Health & Science University, 2004
- Chief Residency, Oregon Health & Science University, 2005
Memberships and associations:
- Society of Hospital Medicine, Member
- American College of Physicians, Fellow
- Society of General Internal Medicine, Member
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