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Meet the new Oregon Governor-elect Designee

Congratulations to the Oregon Chapter Governor-elect Designee (GED), Jenny R. Silberger, MD, FACP. Our new GED will complete a year of training as a Governor-elect and then will start her four-year term as Governor in the Spring of 2021. As Governor, Dr. Silberger will serve as the official representative of the College for the Oregon Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level. In the meantime, Dr. Silberger will be working closely with Dr. Parshley (the current governor) and College staff to learn about the College and her duties as Governor. To learn more about the new GED, read her bio below.

Jenny R. Silberger, MD, FACP Jenny R. Silberger, MD, FACP

Medical School Education: Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU)

Post-Doctoral Training: Internal Medicine Internship, Residency, and PGY4 Chief Residency, Providence Portland Medical Center 1999-2003

Certification: ABIM 2002, Recertified 2012; Enrolled in MOC

Present Position: SNF Program, NW Permanente P.C.

ACP Chapter and Leadership Activities:
Co-chair, Health Policy Committee 2012-2014; Co-founder/Chair, Council of Women Physicians 2007-2011 (with continued support/participation thereafter); Judge, Resident Poster Competition, Scientific Meetings multiple years

ACP National Activities:
Fellowship 2012; Supporter, ACP-PAC since 2009; Representative, Board of Trustees, Oregon Medical Association since 2014; Awardee, Joseph E. Johnson Leadership Day Grant 2009; OR Delegation, Leadership Day, 2009, 2010, 2012

Other Appointments/Activities:
Member, Founding Medical Staff, Kaiser Westside Medical Center (KWMC) 2013; Hospitalist, KWMC 2013-2016; Chair, Sepsis Committee, KWMC 2013-2016; Member, Blood Management Committee, KWMC 2013-2016; Hospital Medicine Education Lead 2011-2016; Transitioned to post-acute care, SNF Program, Continuing Care Services (CCS), NW Permanente P.C. since 2016; Westside Lead, SNF Program and Care Without Delay - SNF Lead, CCS, current; Founder/Director, Inpatient IM Rotation, OHSU-FP KP 2016

Areas of Professional Interest and Expertise:
Gender Differences in the Practice of Medicine; Education, Mentorship, and Team Collaboration; Care of the Medically Complex Adult Patient Across the Continuum with a Focus on Systems and High Quality Care