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EDUCATION: BS, University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO MD,
Washington Univ., St. Louis, MO MPH, Harvard Sch. of Public Health,
POST DOCTORAL TRAINING: Internal Medicine Residency, Barnes
Hospital/Washington University, St. Louis, MO Infectious Diseases
Fellowship, The Harvard Combined Infectious Disease Training
Program, Boston, MA
CERTIFICATION: ABIM Board Certified, Internal Medicine
PRESENT POSITION: Vice President and Chief Medical Officer,
Oregon Health & Science University
ACP CHAPTER INVOLVEMENT/LEADERSHIP ACTIVITIES: Oregon Chapter,
Health Policy Committee
ACP NATIONAL ACTIVITIES: Fellow, ACP
OTHER APPOINTMENTS/ACTIVITIES: Member, President's Council of
Advisers on Science and Technology, Systems Engineering in
Healthcare Task Force Chair, Association of American Medical
Colleges Clinical Innovation Challenge Board Member, The Foundation
for Medical Excellence Advisory Board, Primary Care Progress Board
Member, TransforMED Board Member, ABIM Internal Medicine Specialty
Board Guest Faculty, Stanford Clinical Excellence Research
AREAS OF PROFESSIONAL INTEREST/EXPERTISE: Performance
Improvement and Quality Management System Design for High
Performance General Internal Medicine
CANDIDATE STATEMENT: Caring for patients and striving for
excellence - these are the core of an internist's daily work and I
believe the Oregon ACP can be an effective force to promote these
aspirations. Internists seek an environment that fosters
excellence, not one that gets in the way - one that makes the
clinician's life easier, not harder. This requires a strong voice
on behalf of internists along with the structures that position us
to lead by promote meaningful performance improvement in our daily
activities. Healthcare reform and health policy changes will
continue to impact all internists and the Oregon ACP should be a
strong guiding voice in that dialog, locally and nationally. My
background as a former Vice-President of the Institute for
Healthcare Improvement, President of a private medical group for 10
years, and now Chief Medical Officer at OHSU provide lessons and
skills that can help Oregon's internists excel together.
EDUCATION: Dartmouth Coll. BA 1980 cum laude (Psychology with
high honors in major) Dartmouth Med. Sch. MD 1984
POST DOCTORAL TRAINING: Internship Int. Med.-Providence Medical
Center, Portland OR-1984-85 Residency Int. Med.-Providence Med.
Ctr., Portland, OR-1985-87 Chief Resident Int. Med.-Providence Med.
Ctr., Portland, OR-July 1, 1987-June 30, 1988
CERTIFICATION: ABIM- 1987; Recertification (Voluntary) 1994
Recertification (Voluntary) 2005 Voluntary Maintenance of
Certification program participation since 2009
PRESENT POSITION: Providence Medical Group- Portland, OR-Int.
Med. physician at PMG Gateway Int. Med. Clinic-1993-pres.
ACP CHAPTER INVOLVEMENT/LEADERSHIP ACTIVITIES: Co-chair, OR
Chapter Council of Women Physicians -2013-2015; Advisory Board
mbr., OR Chapter Council of Women Physicians -2010-pres.; OR
Delegation Participant at Leadership Day 2011-2015; Governor's
Advisory Board, OR Chapter 2012-15; OR Chapter Governor Nominating
ACP NATIONAL ACTIVITIES: FACP 2011; Advocates for Internal
Medicine Network 2010 to pres.; Internal Medicine 2015, 2013, 2011,
OTHER APPOINTMENTS/ACTIVITIES: OR Med. Assoc.: Speaker and Exec.
Comm. - 2014-pres.; Board of Trustees - 2013-pres.; Legislative
Comm. - 2014-pres.; Reference Comm. - 2012-pres.; Bylaws Comm. (ad
hoc)- 2015; Exec. Search Comm. -2015; Participant OMA Doctor's
Day/State Legislature - 2015; Delegate to House of Delegates
2008-12; Metropolitan Med. Soc. of Portland (formerly Multnomah
County Med. Soc.); President 2011-13; President Elect-2010-11; Past
President- 2013-14; Finance and Human Resources Comm. Nov. 2011-15;
MSMP representative to the Health & Medical Multi-Agency Coord.
Comm. of the NW OR Emergency Preparedness-2011-2014; Board of
Trustees- 2007-15; Board of Metropolitan Med. Foundation of OR -
2010-11 and 2013-14; Volunteer physician, Faith in Practice: May,
2015, Village Primary Care Team to Santa Rosa Guatemala March,
2014- Village Primary Care Team to El Progresso Guatemala; Adult
leader/ Medical Support, McMinnville collation of churches
(Y.A.H.O.O. Mexico Mission) Amor Ministries trip to Tecate 2013;
Volunteer physician, Medical Teams International: 2011-Village
Primary Care Team in Nicaragua; Volunteer physician, Compassion
Beaverton Oct. 2011-2013; Cofounder/member, ad hoc Providence Women
Phys. Group 1993-pres.
AREAS OF PROFESSIONAL INTEREST AND EXPERTISE: Health Policy with
specific interest in access to care, improving community health,
care of the poor and vulnerable, funding med ed and GME, and
supporting practicing physicians. Improving Physician Wellness both
through formal and informal programs and efforts. Practical use of,
interoperability of and easing the front line burden of electronic
CANDIDATE STATEMENT: As a primary care internist for 28 years, I
see the growing need for internal medicine specialists inside and
outside hospital walls to care for our aging patients and to
advocate for our community. I believe internists, as
physician-citizens, have powerful voices for shaping health policy
that ensures access, fosters healthy communities and supports
practicing physicians so we can recruit and retain internists for
Oregon. To do this, our Chapter needs to extend ACP's advocacy to
the Oregon Legislature, so our expertise is heard. In this changing
world we must also work to adapt our organizations, clinical
practices, education, and communication to engage the digital
natives in the next generation of internists, as well as to support
currently practicing internists as we adapt to the new landscape.
My experience with medical organizations, advocacy, and front-line
practice position me well to lead these changes.