OHSU recently expressed its opposition to the American Health Care Act and its impact on Oregonians’ access to care. Today, OHSU must share its concerns about the President’s proposed Fiscal Year 2018 budget for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – especially as it affects the Medicaid program and funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Although a fictional story, the television series "13 Reasons Why" focuses on very real issues that affect youth and young adults. The show's graphic depiction of the traumatic life events that led to the suicide of a young woman may have already adversely affected Oregon's youth.
The holiday season is a time to reflect on the year that was and look forward to the year ahead. Unfortunately, many of us have heavy hearts this year in light of recent setbacks in our country in the area of diversity, one of OHSU’s core values.