Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine Reviews

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Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine is a 4-year MD-granting program that was founded in 1887, although its roots go back to 1867 with Willamette University. OHSU’S curriculum is competency based and learner centered, involving multiple different teaching methods. Each student completes a scholarly project with a mentor. OHSU School of Medicine is focused on producing healthy doctors and commits time and resources to wellness. OHSU has a focus on making sure the needs of the state are met, and accordingly, over 70 percent of students are in-state residents. They have strong family medicine and rural medicine programs.


It is the mission of the School of Medicine to enhance human health through programs of excellence in education, research, health care and public service to the larger community including underserved populations. In achieving these goals, the Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) School of Medicine seeks to establish an educational environment that challenges its students to strive for academic excellence and fosters the development of compassion, humanism, professionalism, and cultural competence in the care of patients from their first days in the classroom to their final rotation in the hospitals and clinics. A fundamental priority throughout OHSU is to enable each student to fulfill his or her potential as a human being and as a health care professional while effectively meeting the health-related needs of the multiple communities he or she will serve.

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Dual Degree Programs:

  • - MD/MPH

    - MD/PHD


Our vision is to partner to make Oregon a national leader in health and science innovation for the purpose of improving the health and well-being of Oregonians and beyond.


Campus: Portland

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  • - Annual High Temp: 63.3°F

    - Annual Low Temp: 45.7°F

    - Av. Annual Rainfall: 35.98 inch

    - Av. Annual Snowfall: 4 inch

*US average index is 100


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