Oregon Office of Rural Health

ORH Professional Development Scholarship Opportunity

Attend the virtual Pacific Northwest Medical Management Conference hosted by OMGMA/WMGMA

Professional Development Scholarship Opportunity offered by the ORH

The Oregon Office of Rural Health (ORH) is pleased to offer nine (9) professional development scholarships to Rural Health Clinic leaders who are interested in attending the virtual Pacific Northwest Medical Management Conference hosted by OMGMA and WMGMA. The Pacific Northwest Medical Management Conference is one of the largest educational and networking conferences for medical practice leaders on the West Coast. This opportunity is offered to promote professional development and growth for leaders on clinic management best practices, education, and networking. The conference features a combination of nationally renowned speakers, highly rated break-out sessions by experts in their field, and practical take-home tools that makes this conference a can’t miss educational event. The conference is scheduled on Thursday and Friday, May 27-28, 2021.  You can view the conference flyer here, which has the agenda, schedule dates, times and more. 

If you are interested in becoming an OMGMA member, I have included an OMGMA Membership brochure above or visit their website at: https://www.omgma.com/.  An OMGMA membership offers education through annual conference (as above), monthly webinars, online education library, and Time Out Meetings (MTOs). To learn more about OMGMA see the attached brochure.

To apply for this opportunity, please respond to this email and provide responses to the following questions by Thursday, May 14, 2021 at 5 pm, PST. 

Awardees will be notified by Monday, May 17, 2021.

  1. What is your name, title, email address, phone number and clinic address?
  2. Are you a member of MGMA?  Do you have an interest in becoming a member?  
  3. Have you attended an OMGMA conference in the past?
  4. Do you have a Community Health Worker Program at your clinic? 
  5. Please list topics you would be interested in learning more about at the RHC Workshop held in Bend, October 28-29, 2021.

By accepting this scholarship, you agree to provide feedback, via email or phone call, after the conference to ORH on best practices you learned at the conference and share how you plan to execute this new knowledge into your work as an RHC leader.

Please contact Rondyann Gerst at gerst@ohsu.edu or 503-312-3907 with questions about this opportunity.