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Advancing Health through Excellence, Innovation, and Leadership at OHSU

Welcome to OHSU: Healing Begins with Discovery

At Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), we believe that healing begins with discovery. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians through excellence, innovation, and leadership in education, research, and clinical care. With a commitment to advancing knowledge and transforming healthcare, we strive to make a positive impact on the lives of individuals and communities.

Our Commitment to Excellence

At OHSU, excellence is at the core of everything we do. From our world-class faculty and staff to our state-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge research, we are dedicated to providing the highest quality care and education. Our commitment to excellence extends to our patient care, research, and education programs, ensuring that we deliver the best possible outcomes for our patients and advance the field of healthcare.

Leading the Way in Research

Research is the foundation of healthcare innovation, and at OHSU, we are at the forefront of groundbreaking discoveries. Our researchers are exploring new treatments, developing innovative therapies, and uncovering the underlying causes of diseases. From cancer research to neuroscience, from genetics to infectious diseases, our scientists are making significant contributions to the field of medicine and improving patient outcomes.

One area of research that OHSU is particularly known for is precision medicine. By tailoring treatments to an individual’s unique genetic makeup, we can provide more effective and personalized care. This approach has the potential to revolutionize healthcare and improve outcomes for patients with a wide range of conditions.

Transforming Healthcare through Education

Education is a cornerstone of OHSU’s mission. We are committed to training the next generation of healthcare professionals and providing them with the knowledge and skills they need to excel in their careers. Our educational programs, which include medical, nursing, dental, and graduate programs, are designed to prepare students for the challenges and opportunities of a rapidly evolving healthcare landscape.

In addition to educating future healthcare professionals, OHSU is also dedicated to lifelong learning and professional development. We offer a wide range of continuing education programs for healthcare professionals, ensuring that they stay up to date with the latest advancements in their fields and provide the best possible care to their patients.

Providing Exceptional Patient Care

At OHSU, patient care is at the heart of everything we do. We are committed to providing exceptional, patient-centered care that is compassionate, comprehensive, and evidence-based. Our healthcare providers, including physicians, nurses, and other allied health professionals, work collaboratively to deliver the highest quality care to our patients.

As an academic medical center, OHSU offers a wide range of specialized services and treatments. From complex surgeries to advanced cancer therapies, from organ transplants to cutting-edge clinical trials, we provide our patients with access to the latest advancements in medical care. Our multidisciplinary approach ensures that patients receive comprehensive and coordinated care, with experts from different specialties working together to develop personalized treatment plans.

Community Engagement and Outreach

At OHSU, we believe that healthcare is a collaborative effort that extends beyond the walls of our institution. We are committed to engaging with our community and addressing the unique healthcare needs of Oregonians. Through partnerships with community organizations, outreach programs, and community-based research initiatives, we strive to improve the health and well-being of all individuals and communities in our state.

Our commitment to community engagement also extends to our efforts to promote health equity and reduce health disparities. We recognize that certain populations face greater barriers to accessing healthcare and experiencing optimal health outcomes. Through targeted programs and initiatives, we are working to address these disparities and ensure that everyone has access to high-quality, equitable healthcare.

Join Us in our Mission

At OHSU, healing begins with discovery. We are dedicated to advancing knowledge, transforming healthcare, and improving the lives of individuals and communities. Whether you are a patient, a student, a researcher, or a community member, we invite you to join us in our mission. Together, we can make a difference and create a healthier future for all.

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