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Find your people with OHSU FERN

Join fellow alumni, students and faculty on the exclusive platform designed to connect the OHSU community like never before.

  • Reconnect with classmates using OHSU FERN’s directory. Search by name, location, graduation year, and more.
  • Grow your network through meaningful professional connections. Not with strangers on the internet, but with trusted members of the OHSU community.
  • Stay informed with the latest OHSU news and read stories about fellow alumni.
  • Become a mentor (or find one!) FERN’s algorithm can recommend mentorship matches based on your unique expertise.

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Medical Specialty Speed Networking

Help the next generation of physicians explore career paths in medicine. This annual event connects first-year medical students with local physicians representing different specialties for a series of 20-minute conversations. Students gain exposure to possible career paths and learn about the opportunities, challenges and lifestyles of various specialties.

Volunteer for the next Medical Specialty Speed Networking

Wednesday, February 21, 2024 | 6-8 p.m.

Robertson Life Sciences Building, South Waterfront Campus

We are seeking volunteers from a variety of specialties, sub-specialties and career stages. Those representing emerging areas of practice or community health settings are highly encouraged to volunteer.

To those of you who have already volunteered, thank you! This opportunity is not limited to OHSU alumni, so please spread the word to any colleagues who may be interested in volunteering.

Graduate Studies Career Panel

Today’s Ph.D. students must navigate a complex landscape of options as they launch their careers. Volunteer for a Graduate Studies Career Panel and share your expertise with current Ph.D. candidates and postdoctoral fellows. We seek volunteers from a variety of career stages and backgrounds, including those with professional experience outside of academia.

To learn more about Graduate Studies Career Panels, email Mark Kemball at [email protected]

How can we help?

Connect with the Alumni Team.