Giving Opportunities

Make a giftThe generosity of donors like you makes an extraordinary difference in the health and welfare of OHSU Family Medicine patients and their families. Without your support, the Department of Family Medicine could not improve the health  of our communities.  In addition to the funds listed below, OHSU Family Medicine invites you to become a member of the Robert Taylor Society or to consider other types of gifts

Or, please support OHSU Family Medicine through one of the following OHSU Foundation funds:


The Family Medicine Discretionary Fund supports various programs that fulfill the mission of the Department, such as the Laurel Case Lectureship, the Summer Observership, cross-cultural training and the development of new programs in the curriculum.

The Family Medicine Advancement Endowment is designed to strengthen family medicine in Oregon. This fund pays for student and resident research and travel to the AAFP Annual Scientific Assembly.It also helps support the development of our volunteer faculty.

The Family Medicine Residents' Fund supports optional activities for the residency such as the annual resident retreat.

The Family Medicine Student Interest Group Fund  supports outstanding students with an interest in family medicine through a variety of activities.

The Merle Pennington, MD Fund supports CME programs such as the Annual Merle Pennington, MD Lectures in Family Medicine.

The Robert B. Taylor, MD Fund for Rural Medicine provides ongoing support for rural rotations for medical students and family practice residents, and allows the department to pursue new initiatives such as a rural medicine fellowship, a rural research network and distant learning via web technology.

 The Peter A. Goodwin, MD Fund supports OHSU family medicine resident teaching (educational activities not supported by grant or departmental funds), travel (to state and national family medicine meetings) and scholarship (such as seed money for resident research projects).

The Anita D. Taylor, MA Ed Travel Fund pays for medical student travel to the National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students in Kansas City, MO. Medical student leadership is enhanced by this experience.

For more information:

John Saultz, MD or Coelleda O'Neil
Department of Family Medicine
OHSU School of Medicine
Mail Code: FM 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road
Portland OR 97239-3098