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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 Comm. 2015
ACP NATIONAL ACTIVITIES: FACP 2011; Advocates for Internal Medicine Network 2010 to pres.; Internal Medicine 2015, 2013, 2011, 2010
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 health records.