The OHSU Postdoctoral Fellowship in Family Medicine will afford mentorship under the guidance of the faculty supervisor to undertake research funded by the National Institute on Aging. The Fellow will also train alongside the OHSU Postdoctoral Fellows in Family Medicine Research to develop career advancement skills and valuable insights into improving health care quality in primary care settings. This Fellowship focuses on applied research into racial and ethnic differences in the longitudinal dynamics of cognitive impairment, dementia, and multiple chronic conditions/multimorbidity.
An applied learning environment on an active research study is complemented with didactic opportunities across the OHSU community, including a Fellowship Seminar Series. Depending on an individual's focus, experience-based learning opportunities and curriculum can be adapted to prepare a fellow for an academic research, health policy, public health and clinician research career.
Postdoctoral appointments are temporary by nature and are designed to develop the postdoctoral scholar as an independent scientist and to enhance their professional skills for academic and non-academic careers.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm