In medicine, Grand Rounds are an essential teaching tool that allows medical professionals to present case studies, medical problems, and treatment best practices to an audience of doctors, residents, and medical students as a way to inform and improve patient care.

OCHIN Grand Rounds differ in a few key ways. First, while traditional Grand Rounds are typically closed events, the OCHIN Grand Rounds series is open to the public. Anyone interested in attending a session is welcome to register, and even ask questions of the presenter. OCHIN Grand Rounds also differ from the traditional practice in that they utilize technology to enhance accessibility and allow for remote attendance. Content is intended to be appropriate for a wide audience including researchers, patients, clinicians, students, and the general public. As such, these presentations are focused around our research priority areas and include learnings relevant to community health centers and safety net clinics. Additionally, OCHIN Grand Rounds are intended to engage the audience, and we encourage participants to take advantage of the ability to ask presenters their questions in real time


March 17th, 2022. 12pm PT

Dr. JoAnn Sperl-Hillen & Dr. Patrick O’Connor presenting on CV Wizard

April 14th, 2022. 12pm PT
Dr. Heather Angier & Dr. Nathalie Huguet of Oregon Health & Science University presenting on OHSU & OCHIN’s Health Policy Portfolio

May 20th, 2022. 12pm PT
Dr. Ian Bennett of the University of Washington & Dr. Rachel Gold of OCHIN presenting on MInD-I: Remote Supervision for Implementing Collaborative Care for Perinatal Depression

June 23rd, 2022. 12pm PT
Dr. Kenneth Mayer of the Fenway Institute presenting on comparative effectiveness research to improve the health of sexual and gender minority (SGM) patients through cultural competence and skill training of community health center (CHC) providers and non-clinical staff

If you missed past OCHIN Grand Rounds, please head over to the OCHIN YouTube Channel.


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