Meet Dr. Michaelson
Dr. Ellen Michaelson grew up in New England. She graduated from Brandeis University and earned her MD from the University of Massachusetts Medical School and her MFA from Pacific University.
She did her training in Internal Medicine and Hematology in New York City. Dr. Michaelson worked at Harlem Hospital on faculty at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. A founding member of the Ethics Committee at Harlem,Dr. Michaelson was an NEW Fellow in Medical Humanities, and did advanced work at the Narrative Medicine Workshop at Columbia University. In Portland, she is on the board at the NW Narrative Medicine Collaborative.
In Oregon, Dr. Michaelson spent a year in rural practice in the Dalles before moving to Portland. She joined the faculty at OHSU where she saw patients, taught, and was Director of the Anticoagulation Clinic
She has recently joined Cascade Physicians PC.
She made a video on end-of-life care while at Harlem and has published short fiction and essays. Her novel, “From the Love of Strangers” is currently under consideration for publication.