Kelsey Priest is a fourth-year MD/PhD student at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). She is currently in the second year of the Health Systems & Policy doctoral program at OHSU-Portland State University (PSU) School of Public Health. The focus of her doctoral studies is on pharmacotherapy policy and practice for persons with opioid use disorder in the hospital-setting.

Before starting the MD/PhD program Kelsey received her Master of Public Health in Health Management & Policy from PSU and worked in clinical research, quality improvement, program development, and management in the fields of neurology, pulmonary and critical care, and public administration. During her MPH, she served as the founding President of the PSU & OHSU Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Open School Chapter and was the IHI Open School West Coast Regional Leader for three years.

In 2016, during her medical and doctoral studies, Kelsey co-founded OHSU’s Women’s Leadership Development Program (WLDP), a leadership training community for self-identified women in medicine. Kelsey is also a trainer and facilitator for Primary Care Progress’ Relational Leadership Institute in Portland, Oregon.


It’s an important story that needs to be told; a look behind the scenes into the world of doctors that is rarely seen. The Doctor Fix explores America’s evolving healthcare system. Through compelling scenes and in-depth interviews with patients, doctors, healthcare experts and stakeholders, this hour-long documentary reveals a profession in transition that impacts the lives of patients everywhere.

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