National Women's Health Week

National Women's Health Week logo

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

PDX Skincare Festival

Free skin cancer screenings, skin care, entertainment, and prizes. 

9 a.m. - 3 p.m. | Robertson Life Sciences Building