National Women's Health Week
May 12-18, 2019
It's always a good time to take a step towards a healthier you! Join us all week long to celebrate and spread the word about the importance of women's health.
Sunday, May 12
Happy Mother's Day!
We know that women, especially moms, are the health care decision-makers for their families. Celebrate with the important women in your life.
Monday, May 13
No Más Bebés: Film screening
No Más Bebés tells the story of a landmark event in reproductive justice, when Mexican immigrant women sued doctors, the state, and the U.S. government after they were sterilized while giving birth. 55 minute film will be followed by discussion. Popcorn will be served!
1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. | OHSU Hospital 8th floor, room 8B60
Tuesday, May 14
Patient Appreciation Day
We'll be passing out free fresh fruit to patients at the Center for Women's Health.
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Kohler Pavilion, 7th Floor
Thursday, May 16
BIRCWH NW Women's Health and Sex/Gender Differences Research Conference
The conference is designed to ignite cross-institution, multi-disciplinary research partnerships. Registration is required.
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. | CHH Room 3070 | Get tickets
Friday, May 17
Lecture: Gender Bias in Medicine
Hear from Jackie Wirz, Ph.D., assistant dean of graduate studies and student affairs about how gender bias impacts women in medicine, and how we can overcome it.
1 p.m. - 2 p.m. | OHSU Hospital 8th Floor, Room 8B60
Saturday, May 18
Free skin cancer screenings, skin care, entertainment, and prizes.
9 a.m. - 3 p.m. | Robertson Life Sciences Building