Lectures & Courses

Laurel Case Lecture:

ThSteve Woolf, M.D., M.P.H.e Annual Laurel Case Visiting Professor Lecture, featuring guest lecturer will be Steven Woolfe, M.D., M.P.H, will be held on Nov. 12, 2015, in the Old Library. Dr. Woolf is director of the Center on Society and Health and a professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Population Health at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond.

The Annual Laurel Case Visiting Professor Lecture is held in honor of Laurel Case, MD, founder of the OHSU Department of Family Medicine.

The ALSO Course(s)

The ALSO Learner Course will be Jan. 29-30, 2015, in the Old Library Auditorium on the OHSU campus.  This two-day educational program will enhance cognitive and procedural skills of health care professionals to help them manage obstetrical emergencies.  More information will be available closer to the event.  Contact Genevieve Hammond for registration information.

ALSO Course with Carol Blenning, MD ALSO Demonstration with Bill Toffler, MD Roger Garvin, MD with residents during the ALSO Course

Who Should Attend

The target audience for this conference is:

  • Physicians
  • Residents
  • Students
  • Certified Nurses
  • Midwives
  • Nurses


At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss ways of improving the management of obstetrical urgencies and emergencies, which may help standardize the skills of practicing maternity care providers. 
  • Discuss the importance of utilizing regional maternity care services and identify possible barriers that might limit access. 
  • Successfully complete the course written test and mega-delivery testing station.