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Oregon Medical Students Face Tough Test: Talking About Dying

In addition to clinical skills, OHSU medical students are learning to show know how to admit a medical mistake, deliver a death notice and communicate effectively about other emotionally and ethically fraught issues.

The distraught wife paced the exam room, anxious for someone to come and tell her about her husband. She’d brought him to the emergency department that afternoon when he complained about chest discomfort.

Legislature Paves Way for Organ Transplants for People with Disabilities

OHSU and Providence Health & Services stepped to the plate to make sure people with disabilities are not discriminated against when it comes to receiving a life-saving organ transplant.

The Senate on Monday unanimously passed House Bill 2839, which will protect Oregonians living with disabilities by preventing medical providers from discriminating against them for organ transplants.

OHSU Noose Incident Remains Unresolved

Not only are students and faculty alarmed, but the union may take the matter to arbitration.

Two days after the election of Donald Trump, a miniature noose was hung above a poster at Oregon Health & Science University Hospital, supposedly a joke, telling people to “bang head here” as a “stress reduction kit.”

OHSU Provost Steps Down

Elena Andresen, PhD, will be the interim provost

Dr. Jeanette Mladenovic, M.B.A., M.A.C.P., intends to retire as executive vice president and provost at Oregon Health & Science University at the end of the year.

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