Nestled in the hillside of Portland's West Hills, OHSU Doernbecher was specially designed to incorporate nature throughout the building. This helps to relax our pediatric patients and inspire a spirit of calm and healing. Inside the children's hospital, the pediatric specialists of OHSU Doernbecher are dedicated to the healing and well-being of children and work with families to meet their child's individual pediatric healthcare needs.
OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital has over 1,000 pediatric doctors, child specialists, nurses and staff who are specially trained to work with kids and are focused on all aspects of medical care for children, not just serious injury or illness.
The OHSU Doernbecher Injury Prevention Program is dedicated to reducing preventable injuries in children throughout the Pacific Northwest through the outreach provided by the OHSU Doernbecher Tom Sargent Safety Resource Center and the Braner Safety Resource Center providing:
A key part of our mission is partnering with other local, state and federal agencies to promote injury prevention education. As a part of this mission, it operates the Tom Sargent Safety Resource Center (TSSC) at OHSU Doernbecher and the Braner Family Safety Resource Center at Hillsboro Medical Center to provide access to affordable home safety supplies, sport helmets, medication and firearm lock boxes, and sleep sacks to all families.