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Rachel Bengtzen Rachel Bengtzen, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine
Assistant Program Director, Emergency Medicine Residency Program

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Rachel Bengtzen, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine
Assistant Program Director, Emergency Medicine Residency Program

503-494-6076 | bengtzen@ohsu.edu

Dr. Bengtzen joined the Department of Emergency Medicine at OHSU, as full-time faculty in July of 2012. She recently completed a Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship in the Department of Orthopedics & Rehabilitation and the Department of Family Medicine at OHSU, where she holds a joint appointment. Dr. Bengtzen currently serves as the Assistant Program Director for the OHSU Emergency Medicine residency program where she also completed her residency in 2011. Her professional interests include sports sideline emergency action planning, sudden cardiac arrest in youth athletes, community education, acute musculoskeletal injuries, and facilitating injured athletes of all ages and experience levels to return safely back to exercise. In her free time you may find her playing soccer, making a home cooked meal or traveling and taking photos of her adventures.

Education:

MD Degree:Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 2008
Residency:Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR 2011
Fellowship:Primary Care Sports Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR 2012

Awards and Recognition:

2010-2011Chief Resident, Emergency Medicine Residency, OHSU
2011Humanitarian Award, Emergency Medicine Residency, OHSU
2011Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA): House staff, Oregon Chapter
2010Golden ROSE (Recognizing Outstanding Service Excellence) Award, OHSU
2002Senior thesis: The Development of Learning: 10-year-olds and Neurobiology, awarded Magna cum laude, Harvard University
2002Sally and Cresap Moore Prize for outstanding academic work in interdisciplinary studies, Harvard University

Patrick Brunett Patrick Brunett, MD

Clinical Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Associate Dean, Graduate Medical Education

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Patrick Brunett, MD

Clinical Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Associate Dean, Graduate Medical Education

503-494-9590 | brunettp@ohsu.edu

Dr. Brunett joined the Department of Emergency Medicine in 1994. He has been instrumental in creating the Education Research and Global Health Fellowships at OHSU and has expanded his program's use of evidence-based medicine and medical simulation as educational tools. His interests include bedside teaching, curriculum development and simulation. In his free time he enjoys music of all kinds and plays the piano, mandolin and ukulele. He also enjoys literature and poetry and believes strongly in universal access to health care.

Education:

Degrees:Doctor of Chiropractic (Magna Cum Laude Graduate) Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, Whittier, CA
Doctor of Medicine (Cum Laude Graduate), University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, 1989
Residency:University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Irvine, CA, 1993
Fellowship:Residency Educators' Teaching Fellowship Emergency Medicine Foundation/ACEP Fellowship Project: "Sonographic evaluation of the heart and abdomen in the trauma patient" 1998

Awards and Recognition:

2011Resident Advocate Award, OHSU Department of Emergency Medicine, EM Residency
20112011 Impact Award, Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors
2010Faculty Excellence in Education Award, OHSU School of Medicine
2006Distinguished Faculty Award, Oregon Health & Science University Graduate Medical Education Committee
2003Faculty Mentor Award, 2003 Graduating Class of the OHSU School of Medicine
2004Finalist-Outstanding Teaching Award, OHSU School of Medicine/Faculty Senate Awards
2001Academic Instructor of the Year (awarded jointly), OHSU Department of Emergency Medicine
1999Academic Instructor of the Year Award, OHSU Department of Emergency Medicine
1998Teaching Excellence Award, OHSU Department of Emergency Medicine

Robert Cloutier Robert Cloutier, MD, MCR

Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Program Director, Emergency Medicine Simulation
Co-Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Program
Assistant Program Director, Emergency Medicine Residency Program
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics

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Robert Cloutier, MD, MCR

Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Program Director, Emergency Medicine Simulation
Co-Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Program
Assistant Program Director, Emergency Medicine Residency Program
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics

503-494-2647 | cloutier@ohsu.edu

Dr. Cloutier joined the Department of Emergency Medicine at OHSU in 2001 following his Emergency Medicine Residency at the Medical College of Pennsylvania and his Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship at The Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia. Prior to becoming Fellowship Co-Director he started the Clinical Research Investigative Studies Program (CRISP); an undergraduate academic associate program that has facilitated numerous prospective studies in the Emergency Department since 2004. He has earned his Masters Degree in Clinical Research from OHSU and has become a core member of the teaching faculty for the Human Investigations Program that all PEM Fellows are encouraged to participate in. From 2007 he has served as the Director of the Emergency Medicine Simulation Program. During that time he developed numerous pediatric centered didactic sessions and curricula for a wide variety of learners from pre-hospital personnel to nurse and physician. He is dedicated to Pediatric Emergency Medicine education and finding novel means of training all providers charged with the care of children independent of training. Dr. Cloutier is also a graduate of the McMaster Evidence Based Medicine Program, the ACEP Teaching Fellowship and serves on the ABEM Subboard for Pediatric Emergency Medicine. He is also an Associate Editor for the 6th Edition of Harwood and Nuss's Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Cloutier's other interests include backcountry skiing, beekeeping, cycling and running.

Education:

MD Degree:University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT 1995
Residency:Medical College of Pennsylvania, 1998
Fellowship:Pediatric Emergency Medicine, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2001

Awards and Recognition:

2010One of Portland's 'Top Doctors' in Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Portland Monthly Magazine
2004ACE Award for Excellence in Resident Education

Nicole Deiorio Nicole Deiorio, MD

Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Co-Director, Education Section, Department of Emergency Medicine
Director, Medical Student Education, Department of Emergency Medicine

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Nicole Deiorio, MD

Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Co-Director, Education Section, Department of Emergency Medicine
Director, Medical Student Education, Department of Emergency Medicine

503-494-4397 | deiorion@ohsu.edu

Dr. Deiorio joined the Department of Emergency Medicine in 2007. She currently is a Professor for the Department of Emergency Medicine and an Associate Professor for the Department of Pediatrics. She is the Co-Director of the Emergency Medicine Education Section and also serves as the Director of Medical Student Education. Her academic interests include education research, OB/GYN emergencies and informed consent. In her free time she enjoys reading, knitting, running, and supporting the Portland Trail Blazers.

Education:

MD Degree:George Washington University Medical School, Washington, DC 1996
Residency:Emergency Medicine, George Washington University, Washington, DC 200

Awards and Recognition:

2010Faculty mentorship award given by the graduating School of Medicine class
2009OHSU Faculty Excellence Award in Education

Matt Hansen Matt Hansen, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Assistant Program Director, Emergency Medicine Residency Program
K12 Scholar, Department of Emergency Medicine

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Matt Hansen, MD

Assistant, Department of Emergency Medicine
Assistant Program Director, Emergency Medicine Residency Program
K12 Scholar, Department of Emergency Medicine

503-494-9593 | hansemat@ohsu.edu

Dr. Hansen joined the Department of Emergency Medicine at OHSU as full-time faculty in July of 2012, where he recently completed a Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship. Dr. Hansen currently serves as the Assistant Program Director for the OHSU Emergency Medicine residency program. He completed his emergency medicine residency training at OHSU in 2010. Dr. Hansen's educational and research interests are primarily focused in pediatric emergency medicine. He is also interested in video based and online education, as well as education and research in pre-hospital care of children. When Dr. Hansen is not busy taking care of children in the OHSU Emergency Department, he is spending time with his three daughters exposing them to the great outdoors of the Pacific Northwest. You may also spot him riding his bike to and from campus each day as a proud year round bike commuter and enjoying the "liquid sunshine" as he would put it.

Education:

MD Degree:Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 2007
Residency:Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR 2010
Fellowship:Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR 2012

Awards and Recognition:

2007Top 10 Research Advances of 2007, American Heart Association
2007Geriatric Medicine Award, Ohio Department of Aging
2004American Federation for Aging Research summer fellowship
2003Dean's Scholarship, Case Western Reserve University
2003Graduate magna cume laude, Brigham Young University
2000Phi Kappa Phi
1997University Scholarship, Brigham Young University

David Jones David Jones, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Assistant Residency Director, Department of Emergency Medicine
Co-Director, Emergency Medicine Education Fellowship

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David Jones, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Assistant Residency Director, Department of Emergency Medicine
Co-Director, Emergency Medicine Education Fellowship

503-494-7125 | jonesdav@ohsu.edu

Education:

MD Degree:University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 2009
Residency:Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 2012
Fellowship:Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR 2014

Josh Kornegay Josh Kornegay, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine

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Josh Kornegay, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine

503-494-7500 | kornegaj@ohsu.edu

Education:

MD Degree:Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR 2010
Residency:Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR 2013
Fellowship:Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR 2014

John Moorhead John Moorhead, MD, MS

Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Professor, Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine

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John Moorhead, MD, MS

Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Professor, Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine

503-494-6046 | moorhead@ohsu.edu

Dr. John Moorhead joined the Department of Emergency Medicine at OHSU in 1978. During his 30 plus years in the department he has held many positions including Director of the Emergency Medicine Residency program for 13 years and Chair of the department for 6 years. His special interests include administration, trauma services, medical education and health policy. In his free time he enjoys playing hockey and golf.

Education:

MD Degree:Queens University Medical School, Kingston, Ontario, 1975
Residency:Emergency Medicine-Royal Victoria Hospital, McGill University 1978
Fellowship:American Board of Emergency Medicine, 1985

Awards and Recognition:

2007Presidential Citation; Oregon Medical Association
2002-2003John G. Wiegenstein Leadership Award, American College of Emergency Physicians
2002Clinical Instructor of the Year Award; OHSU Department of Emergency Medicine
2002Joseph F. Waeckerle Founder's Award, Emergency Medicine Residents Association

Harold Thomas Harold Thomas, MD

Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine

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Harold Thomas, MD

Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine

503-494-8244 | thomash@ohsu.edu

Dr. Thomas joined the Department of Emergency Medicine in 1985.

Education:

MD Degree:University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 1976
Residencies:Internal Medicine, North Carolina Baptist Hospital, Winston-Salem, NC
Emergency Medicine, Denver General Hospital, Denver, CO 1980

Lalena Yarris, MD, MCR

Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Co-Director, Education Section, Department of Emergency Medicine
Residency Program Director, Department of Emergency Medicine
Co-Director, Emergency Medicine Education Fellowship

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Lalena Yarris, MD, MCR

Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Co-Director, Education Section, Department of Emergency Medicine
Residency Program Director, Department of Emergency Medicine
Co-Director, Emergency Medicine Education Fellowship

503-494-2962 | yarrisl@ohsu.edu

Dr. Yarris joined the Department of Emergency Medicine faculty in 2005. She currently serves as the Co-Director of the Emergency Medicine Education Section, and Co-Director of the Emergency Medicine Education Research Fellowship as well as the Co-Chair for the 2012 Society of Academic Emergency Medicine Consensus Conference. She is also the Program Director for the Emergency Medicine Residency Program. Her academic areas of interest include promoting education research in academic emergency medicine, feedback in medical education, teaching and assessing clinical reasoning skills, teaching and evaluating professionalism and interpersonal & communication skills. Dr. Yarris enjoys spending time with her husband and three children, and training and competing in triathlons. She can also be found cooking, reading, and knitting.

Education:

MD Degree:Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 2002
Residency:Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR 2005
Fellowship:Emergency Medicine Education Research, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR 2007

Awards and Recognition:

2012OHSU School of Medicine Faculty Mentor Award
2011Academic Emergency Medicine Outstanding Reviewer Award
2011OHSU Emergency Medicine Residency "Friday Night Special" Teaching Award
2010Council of Residency Directors in Emergency Medicine Faculty Teaching Award
2010OHSU Emergency Medicine Residency Resident Advocate Award
2009SAEM Mid-Atlantic Research Forum Best Poster Presentation
2009SAEM Western Regional Research Forum Plenary Session Presenter
2005OHSU Emergency Medicine Residency Humanitarian Award
2005Medical Student Educator of the Year, OHSU Emergency Medicine Residency
2005Alpha Omega Alpha: Housestaff inductee
2005CORD Resident Academic Achievement Award Nominee

David Diller David Diller, MD

Instructor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Education Fellow, Department of Emergency Medicine

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David Diller, MD

Instructor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Education Fellow, Department of Emergency Medicine

503-494-7125 | diller@ohsu.edu

Education:

MD Degree:University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 2011
Residency:St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia Univ., New York, NY 2014

Simran Vahali Simran Vahali, MD

Instructor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Education Fellow, Department of Emergency Medicine

Simran Vahali
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Simran Vahali, MD

Instructor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Education Fellow, Department of Emergency Medicine

503-494-7500 | vahali@ohsu.edu

Education:

MD Degree:George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Services, Washington, DC 2010
Residency:George Washington University Hospital, Washington, DC 2014