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Engaging youth in science

8/20/2019
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As health disparities in underserved communities grow, the Youth Engaged in Science, YES! Program, strives to expose underrepresented students to science, scientific research and careers in related fields. The goal is to get kids excited about science through education, mentorship and hands-on experience to end health disparities in underserved communities. Guests include: Binyam Nardos - Post Doctoral Scholar, Behavioral Neuroscience Anita Randolph - Post Doctoral Scholar, Psychiatry...

Duration:00:17:51

Faculty Senate

8/13/2019
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OHSU’s faculty senate is made up of thirty-one senators representing twenty-seven hundred OHSU faculty members. Senators are elected by their respective schools or units to be a voice of the faculty. Guests include: Karen Eden – President of Faculty Senate, Professor Medical Informatics & Clinical Epidemiology Kristina DeShazo – Senator, Director of Collection Management, OHSU Library Terri Holter – Faculty Senate Administrative Assistant

Duration:00:08:22

Hopping on TriMet

8/6/2019
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OHSU employees purchase over 13,000 TriMet passes each year. This year, OHSUians are moving to the HOP Fast pass. Learn more about why OHSU is making this transition, how you can get your HOP pass and the future of commuting to OHSU with the new SW Corridor light rail line - this week on OHSU Week. Guests include: Jenny Cadigan – Transportation Program Manager Charlie Gannon – Commute Coordinator

Duration:00:18:31

Supporting mothers

7/30/2019
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Employees are entitled to a reasonable break time to express breast milk for their nursing child. OHSU’s Workplace Expression of Breast Milk Advisory Committee or WEBMAC has worked with OHSU to designate several locations to give mothers a private place to breastfeed or pump breast milk. The committee is also available for support and advice. Guests include: Joanne Edwards OHSU Childbirth/Parenting Educator

Duration:00:14:59

Trauma-informed practices

7/23/2019
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A new book written by Dr. Alisha Moreland-Capuia, takes her work and research with young people in the Multnomah County Juvenile Justice system and as a practicing psychiatrist to focus on trauma-informed practices and the role in improving the health of individuals while creating positive system change. Guests include: Dr. Alisha Moreland-Capuia, assistant professor of psychiatry, OHSU School of Medicine, and executive director of the OHSU Avel Gordly Center for Health and Healing.

Duration:00:22:48

The healing power of Schwartz Rounds

7/16/2019
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Working in health care involves more than providing patients with medical care and services; it also involves experiencing emotions that can be very difficult to process. Schwartz Rounds – which are new to OHSU – provide a forum for caregivers and others to share their feelings, their experiences and their vulnerabilities, and to help each other work through the process of healing the pain. Guests include: • Fernando Serna, Chaplain • Bob Macauley, Medical Director, Pediatric Palliative Care

Duration:00:13:20

A living legend

7/9/2019
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Doing work you love is a key ingredient in a long, satisfying career. No one knows this better than Robert Watzke, a professor in the OHSU Casey Eye Institute. Dr. Watzke joined OHSU as a full professor in 1984 after a 30-year career in Iowa. He recently retired but is still involved in teaching residents. Guests include: Dr. Robert Watzke - OHSU Casey Eye Institute

Duration:00:19:16

Improving clinic access

7/2/2019
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OHSU’s Ambulatory Care division has seen a steady rise in patient visits over the years. That growth – coupled with the convenience that consumers now expect – has led to an intensive project to make it easier for clinic patients to see the providers they need. Guests include: Kevin O’Boyle - Vice President, Ambulatory Care

Duration:00:13:23

Pregnant and parenting: Resources at OHSU

6/25/2019
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As medical students, Elena Griffin and Jennifer Thompson wanted to help other parents and parents-to-be find information and resources for their families. Together, with the help of several OHSU leaders and the Affirmation Action and Equal Opportunity Department, they developed a webpage that serves as a touchpoint for students or employees who are pregnant or parenting. It has information about benefits, options, rights, protections and policies. You can find the Pregnant and Parenting at...

Duration:00:14:22

Historic pathway for Native American students

6/18/2019
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Wy'east is the name for Mt. Hood given by the Multnomah tribe of Native Americans who first came to the area. The mountain is a symbol of strength and hope. It’s also the name of a new pathway for American Indian and Alaska Native students to enter medical school. The first year of the Wy’east Postbaccalaurete Pathway was a major success. It’s hosted by the Northwest Native American Center of Excellence. Tracey Lam sat down with its executive director, as well as a couple of the students, to...

Duration:00:18:19

Building a workplace barometer

6/11/2019
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Hospitals are busy, dynamic environments where nurses constantly monitor patient needs, prioritize work and step in to help one another. A current study at OHSU is exploring ways to help with these activities by looking at the data that’s constantly generated on an inpatient unit. In the future, early warnings of clinician overload could help charge nurses make real-time adjustments and reschedule tasks to improve workflow. Guests include: Dana Womack - Assistant Professor, School of...

Duration:00:14:35

Collaborating to advance kids’ health across the globe

6/4/2019
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Through research in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of childhood bacterial infection, the Center for Global Child Health Research is committed to improving the outcomes of child health worldwide. A new series called Conversations in Global Health aims to expand this commitment by engaging a community of global health researchers across OHSU. Guests include: David Lewinsohn, M.D., M.P.H., professor of pediatrics and pulmonary and critical care medicine, Vice Chair of Research in the...

Duration:00:16:48

Collaborating to advance kids’ health across the globe

6/4/2019
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Through research in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of childhood bacterial infection, the Center for Global Child Health Research is committed to improving the outcomes of child health worldwide. A new series called Conversations in Global Health aims to expand this commitment by engaging a community of global health researchers across OHSU. Guests include: David Lewinsohn, M.D., M.P.H., professor of pediatrics and pulmonary and critical care medicine, Vice Chair of Research in the...

Duration:00:12:54

Seeing the “me” in LCME

5/28/2019
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In January 2020, representatives of the Liaison Committee on Medical Education will come to OHSU for an accreditation site visit of the School of Medicine M.D. program. Learn about the months-long self-study process that leads up to this important moment. Guests include: Dr. Tracy Bumsted, associate dean for undergraduate medical education in the School of Medicine Alex Hernandez, M.D. student in the Class of 2020 and co-chair of the LCME student committee. Learn more on O2, at the School of...

Duration:00:14:55

End-of-life care for kids

5/21/2019
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When children have chronic or terminal illnesses, caregivers are called upon to provide a special level of care, communication and help with decision-making. But most of what we know about palliative care is based on hospice for adults. The Bridges Palliative Care program at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital is working to fill that information gap and provide what young patients and their families really need. Guests include: Kathy Perko, M.S., PNP, program director at Bridges Palliative Care.

Duration:00:12:23

Speaking up to change culture

5/14/2019
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Sometimes words and terms have been around for so long that we take them for granted. Fortunately, a nurse manager took notice of one particularly harmful term on a medical device and did something about it. Tracey Lam shares the story of how an individual voice is creating a wave of positive change. Guests include: • Gina Hawley, Dr.P.H., vice president, Professional and Support Services • David Quitmeyer, M.H.A., R.R.T., director, Respiratory Care Services • Adrienne McDougal, M.N., R.N.,...

Duration:00:13:38

Research Week '19

5/7/2019
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OHSU Research Week is an annual university-wide event that celebrates research performed by students, faculty, postdocs, and staff across all schools, centers, institutes and education programs. Research week runs May 13- 15th. Guests include: Kalisha Bonds - Student Danielle Mathiessen - Student

Duration:00:15:29

A work day for children

4/30/2019
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Take Your Child to Work Day allows parents to show their children what a day at work is like. This annual event brings new meaning to workplace education. Guests include: Kat Phillips - Program Manager, Employee Engagement Take your child to work day participants

Duration:00:11:46

Finding your path

4/23/2019
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For many employees, getting their first job at OHSU is only the beginning of a long career. Lisa spoke with two employees about their individual career paths and how they used professional development resources to maximize their success.

Duration:00:16:38

All your news in one place

4/16/2019
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Earlier this year, several of you responded to a survey asking what you like about OHSU Week and how we can do better. In response to your feedback, we’ll be experimenting with some changes to the OHSU Week format. In addition to our main interview, my colleague Lisa Carter will be joining me each week to briefly talk through some other top stories. Let us know what you think, and, as always, thank you for listening. The all-new OHSU Now launches this Friday. This week, Lisa and I talk about...

Duration:00:22:52