External Opportunities

OHSU Family Medicine participates in numerous continuing education activities outside of the department, including sponsorships, partnerships, and presentations. Below are opportunities of interest for OHSU Family Medicine faculty, staff, residents and students.

7th annual Kathryn Robertson Memorial Lecture in Global Health: Kent Brantly

Wednesday, April 5, 12 - 1 p.m. | OHSU Auditorium

Kent Brantly, M.D., will present "Fighting Ebola: Choosing compassion over fear" at the 7th annual Kathryn Robertson Memorial Lecture in Global Health. Brantly is a family medicine physician who served as a medical missionary with Samaritan's Purse in Monrovia, Liberia, when he contracted the Ebola virus in August 2014 and became the first American to return to the U.S. to be treated for the life-threatening disease. He will speak at OHSU about his career in global humanitarian medical service, his near-death experience with Ebola and his work to bring attention to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. The event is free and open to the public. More information.

North Coast Opioid Summit

Friday, April 14 | Seaside, Oregon

The goal of the North Coast Opioid & Substance Use Summit is to continue our collective work as a region of addressing the opioid epidemic and as link the concept of Substance Use Disorder (SUD) together with trauma-informed care as an attempt to de-stigmatize SUD throughout the community. More information and registration

Starfield II: Health Equity Summit

April 22 - 25 | Portland, Oregon

Thought leaders in health inequities, primary care clinicians and their organizations, public health experts, educators, researchers, trainees, advocates, policy experts, social service organizations, patients, and community members will come together to create a blueprint for the role of academic organizations, health professions schools, family medicine, and primary care in eliminating health disparities. Learn more and register

The Center for Ethics in Health Care Speaker Series: 'Why Deeply Forgetful People Matter: Hope, Self-Identity and Health Care Ethics for Individuals with Dementia'

Thursday, April 27, 12 - 1:00 p.m. | OHSU Auditorium

Stephen G. Post, Ph.D. is a researcher and public speaker on how helping others benefits those who give, how empathic care contributes to patient outcomes and professional well-being, how youth who follow the Golden Rule live happier and more resilient lives, how caregivers find meaning and hope in caring for the deeply forgetful, and how positive psychology and spirituality enhance health. For additional information, contact .

Family Centered Maternity Care (FCMC) Conference

July 19 - 22 | Denver, Colorado

Registration for the AAFP's 2017 FCMC Conference in Denver, July 19 - 22, is now open. Click here to sign up.

OHSU School of Medicine: Marquam Hill Lectures

Since 1981, the Marquam Hill Lecture Series has brought together leading members of the OHSU faculty with the public for free lectures which feature innovative and cutting edge biomedical research and clinical advances that will form the basis of tomorrow's cures and treatments. The series honors the memory of Mrs. Elizabeth Gray, co-founder of the Marquam Hill Steering Committee, a group of community leaders who advocate for the public missions of OHSU throughout the state. See the 2016 - 2017 schedule.