Pennington Lectures

Pennington Lectures in Family Medicine

pennington logo no image blueThe 18th Annual Pennington Lectures in Family Medicine will be held from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, at the OHSU Center for Health & Healing (South Waterfront).

Topics, Discussions 

  • Hepatitis C – New Screening, New Treatments
  • Looking at the Different Anxiety Indications for SSRI Agents
  • Group Visits to Enhance Your Care – Panel Discussion
  • Integration of the Dermatoscope into Clinical Practice
  • Hanging onto the Dragon – Getting Paid in Changing Times

The Merle Pennington Lecture

What Clinician Need to Know About the Future of Family Medicine Project - John Saultz, MD.


  • How We Learn, How We Teach
  • Race and Ethnicity in Medical Care and Research
  • Keeping Older Patients Driving Safely
  • Incorporating Telemedicine into Your Practice

Poster Presentations

Selected posters on various topics will be presented by OHSU Family Medicine residents.

Credit Hours

The 18th Annual Pennington Lectures in Family Medicine has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 7.75 Prescribed Credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians.

AAFP Prescribed Credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ® toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed Credit earned must be reported as Prescribed Credit, not as Category 1.


  • $130 ($150 after 8/23/2014)
  • $75 ($85 after 8/23/2014) for Taylor Society members, Family Medicine volunteer faculty and department faculty.
  • $50 ($60 after 8/23/2014) for residents.
  • Free ($10 after 8/23/2014) for medical, PA and FNP students.
  • Parking $13 (Whitaker Lot) Pay when you register.

Annual Robert B. Taylor Society Dinner

  • 6-9 p.m. (Members Only)
  • Riverview Courtyard at RiverPlace Hotel
  • Registration required.

About the Taylor Society

The Department of Family Medicine invites you to become a member of the Robert B. Taylor, MD Society.  Help assure the Department's future success and its continued national prominence.