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What To Expect As We Start Spring Term 2021

Learn more about accessing academic and technical resources at PSU during Spring Term

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So You Want To Be A Physician?

A Webinar Presented by the OHSU School of Medicine M.D. Program

Friday, May 7, 2021

Are you thinking of applying to the M.D. program at Oregon Health & Science University? Have you already graduated from college and no longer have access to a pre-med or pre-health advisor?

The OHSU School of Medicine is here to help! Medical education at OHSU puts students at the forefront of health care knowledge. The M.D. program is highly competitive and prepares students to be leaders in a changing health care system.

Attend if you want to learn about:

  • OASIS Program – a comprehensive system for medical students’ advising needs throughout all years of medical school
  • The admissions process, how to apply and what the Admissions Committee looks for in an application
  • Our integrative, learner-centered curriculum, YOUR M.D.
  • How the OHSU Center for Diversity and Inclusion supports students once on campus
  • Medical school financial planning
  • Gain insights from current medical students

Virtual Information Day | A Webex-hosted event

Friday, May 7, 2021 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. PST


Changes have been made to this program as it has been adapted to a virtual format. This event will be in two parts.

Attendees will be given access to pre-recorded presentations to view in preparation for the event on May 7, 2021.

On the day of the event, attendees will participate in a live Q&A with our presenters, asking questions relevant to the pre-recorded material.

Register for the event at this link.

Registration opens Monday, March 29, 2021


If you need to cancel a registration, please email Vanessa Valdez, valdezv@ohsu.edu Ms. Valdez can also take names for the waiting list if registration is full.

Notes: This event is designed for those who are currently in college (community college, 4-year university), those who have recently graduated from college, and those who are interested in starting a second career. Priority registration will be given to those who will be attending the event for the first time.

Internship Credit Tuition Remission Available for Spring 2021

Are you seeking funding to help support your PHE 404 Internship? The OHSU-PSU School of Public Health has funds that can be applied to support PHE 404 tuition in Spring 2021.

If you are a student who is planning to register for internship credit in spring quarter 2021 and are struggling financially, you may qualify for this award. Funds are available for 4 credits of PHE 404. Students must be enrolled as a Public Health Studies or Applied Health and Fitness major and be in good standing with the School of Public Health and at PSU.  Registration in PHE 404 is required.

Students must complete the application by April 9, 2021.

Make sure to have your internship approved by Jane Mercer or Belinda Zeidler and complete the required paperwork found here: https://ohsu-psu-sph.org/undergraduate-internships/ 

The application will be used to determine eligibility and does not guarantee an award. Awards will be made on a first come first serve basis pending determination of eligibility by the Office of Student Financial Aid.

For additional information, please contact Belinda Zeidler @zeidlerb@pdx.edu

“ASPPH Presents” Webinar: Careers in Public Health

Ever wondered what it’s like to work in public health? Watch a free webinar presented by the Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) as we explore the various opportunities within the field and how you can find your fit. Panelists will provide an overview of the career paths, required skill sets, and what it’s like to do the work they do. There are endless ways to fulfill your passion within the field. This webinar will help you Identify different career paths within the field of public health and define action steps that can be taken to learn more and/or enter the field.

“The webinar is perfect for both SPH undergraduates and future students. It helps explain the many career possibilities in our field and for each area of study.” – Dr. Belinda Zeidler, MST, assistant professor and assistant dean for undergraduate affairs. 

Undergraduate Student Listserv Digest

Don’t miss the latest news and information posted on the SPH Undergraduate listserv, including academic updates and opportunities, internships, and much more. Simply click on the listserv button here to view all the latest messages.

You must be logged in with your PSU credentials in order to join or access the Undergraduate listserv.


Navigating the School of Public Health

The OHSU-PSU School of Public Health (“School” or “SPH”) is a partnership between Oregon Health & Science University and Portland State University. School of Public Health graduate students study, work, and socialize across the universities‘ three campuses (OHSU’s Marquam Hill campus, the South Waterfront campus, and PSU’s downtown campus). In general, graduate programs are offered though Oregon Health and Science University and undergraduate programs are offered through Portland State University.

Be sure to explore the “Undergraduate Student Essentials” menu on this page for important information and resources for navigating the School of Public Health.

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