76th Annual Sommer Memorial Lectures

May 11-12, 2017

Multnomah Athletic Club, Portland, OR



Event Schedule

Presentation Slides
Audio Recordings

2017 Sommer Lecturers

Harvey J. Alter, MD; Chief, Infectious Disease Section; Dept. of Transfusion Medicine; National Institute of Health

  • Hepatitis C Virus: From Hippocrates to Cure
  • The Natural and Unnatural History of Hepatitis C Virus Infection
  • Hepatitis E Virus: How Do We Get It and Is It Important?

Barbara L. Bass, MD, FACS; Chair, Dept. of Surgery; Houston Methodist Hospital

  • MITIE: Building Infrastructure to Ensure a Lifetime of High Performance Surgery
  • Computational Surgery: A New Toolbox For Crafting Innovative Technologies and Processes in Surgery
  • Resilience: Finding a Sense of Place and Purpose In Our Lives as Physicians
Arthur L. Kellermann, MPH, FACEP; Dean of the F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine; Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
  • Will Healthcare Sink or Save America? It's Up to Us
  • Marcus Welby is Dead: Acute Care in the 21st Century
  • Obstacle or Enabler? Unlocking the Yet-to-be Realized Potential of Health IT


Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

American Medical Association: OHSU School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.