Merle Pennington, M.D. Lectures in Family Medicine


OHSU Family Medicine's Pennington Lectures are a  topic-based single day conference held in the early fall in Portland. The day includes four parts: 

  • A morning session of lectures interspersed with time for questions
  • An afternoon keynote lecture pertinent to provision of medical care or practice transformation
  • Clinically relevant afternoon workshops
  • Resident poster presentations
This conference is named in honor of Merle Pennington MD, a founder of the OHSU Department of Family Medicine and mentor to many physicians, who formally joined the faculty in 1977.