School of Medicine

Events and Celebrations

SoM honors its graduates
Pictured clockwise from top left: Hannah Zane, M.D./Ph.D. program graduate, left, and Douglas Rice, Ph.D., and an M.D. program graduate, are joining the OHSU Internal Medicine Residency Program; members of the Undergraduate Medical Education faculty join Douglas Rice to recite the Oath of Geneva during the Doctor of Medicine Hooding Ceremony virtual production; from left, Drs. Niki Steckler, George Mejicano and Allison Fryer pose for photos before recording their remarks for the Graduate Studies Hooding Ceremony, and School of Medicine Dean Sharon Anderson walks to the Auditorium to record her remarks for OHSU Convocation and the Doctor of Medicine Hooding Ceremony.

School of Medicine honors its 2021 graduates!

A new generation of health care professionals, educators and researchers graduated from Oregon Health & Science University in June. A total of 523 degrees and certificates were awarded by the OHSU School of Medicine. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the ceremony was held virtually.

“The practice of medicine is steeped in protocol and principles, but there is a critical aspect of medicine that relates to flexibility and adaptability,” said Sharon Anderson, M.D., dean of the OHSU School of Medicine. “Nothing could have prepared our students better for what it means to be flexible and adaptable than the challenges of the past year. And nothing could make us prouder than to have witnessed how our students showed not only what it means to be flexible, but also what it means to lead and to greatly expand upon the service aspect of our professions at this extraordinary time.”

2021 Hooding ceremonies program

Physician Assistant Program Graduation

Dean's Award

This award is given by the Dean of the School of Medicine in recognition of an individual who has shown commitment to the School of Medicine through their volunteerism, teaching, and/or philanthropic support.

2020 - Renee Edwards, M.D., M.B.A.

2017 - Paul Flint, M.D. 

2016 - Frederick T. Fraunfelder, M.D. ’60, R ‘67

2015 - Thomas Heckler, MBA

2014 - Sharon Anderson, M.D. R’ 82

2013 - Robert Hitzeman, Ph.D.

2012 - James B. Reuler, M.D., M.A.C.P. R ’76

2011 - Charles Thomas, M.D.

2010 - Lisa Grill Dodson, M.D. '91

2009 - Susan Hayflick, M.D.

2008 - Edward Keenan, Ph.D.

2007 - Jerris R. Hedges, M.D.

2006 - Scott A. Fields, M.D. R '89

2005 - E. Paul Kirk, M.D.

2004 - Donald C. Houghton, M.D. '72