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Benjamin Hoffman M.D., CPST-I, F.A.A.P.

    • Professor of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics School of Medicine
    • Medical Director, Tom Sargent Safety Center
    • Director, Oregon Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Needs (OCCYSHN)

Dr. Hoffman is a nationally recognized injury prevention specialist, and general pediatrician at Doernbecher. He provides comprehensive care to children and teens of all ages, from well-child care to management of complex medical issues.


  • M.D., Harvard Medical School 1992
  • Residency:

    • Seattle Children's Hospital
  • Certifications:

    • American Board of Pediatrics

Memberships and associations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics


  • "Inhalant abuse" Pediatrics May 2007
  • "Physicians can help unhealthy communities" Health Affairs September 2012
  • "Using self-determination theory to improve residency training" Academic Medicine April 1 2015
  • "Pediatricians' self-reported knowledge, attitudes, and practices about child passenger safety" Journal of Pediatrics November 1 2014
  • "Teen drivers" Pediatric Annals November 2010
  • "Commentary" Academic Medicine May 2011
  • "Preventing gun injuries in children" Pediatrics in Review February 1 2015
  • "Integrating community pediatrics into residency training" Pediatrics in Review April 2010
  • "Congenital infantile fibrosarcoma" Pediatric Dermatology July 2006
  • "Policy statement - Tobacco use" Pediatrics November 2009
  • "Child passenger safety" Pediatric Annals September 2008
  • "I-PASS, a mnemonic to standardize verbal handoffs" Pediatrics February 2012
  • "Early childhood caries in Indigenous communities" Paediatrics and Child Health (United Kingdom) June 2011
  • "Technical report - Secondhand and prenatal tobacco smoke exposure" Pediatrics November 2009
  • "Policy statement - Early childhood caries in indigenous communities" Pediatrics June 2011
  • "Unsafe from the Start" Journal of Pediatrics July 15 2015
  • "The Community Health and Advocacy Milestones Profile" Academic Pediatrics May 1 2016
  • "Toward a centralized database for child safety centers" Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery  2015
  • "Fluoride Supplementation Adherence and Barriers in a Community Without Water Fluoridation" Academic Pediatrics April 1 2017
  • "How Do US Pediatric Residency Programs Teach and Evaluate Community Pediatrics and Advocacy Training?" Academic Pediatrics July 1 2017
  • "A new class of reversible cell cycle inhibitors" Communications in Clinical Cytometry  1991
  • "Rear-Facing Car Safety Seat Use for Children 18 Months of Age" Journal of Pediatrics October 1 2017
  • "School bus transportation of children with special health care needs" Pediatrics May 1 2018
  • "Child passenger safety" Pediatrics November 1 2018
  • "The teen driver" Pediatrics October 1 2018
  • "Comparison of the effectiveness of hands-on versus online education in child passenger safety" Injury Prevention January 1 2018
  • "Prevention of drowning" Pediatrics May 1 2019
  • "Erratum" Pediatrics July 1 2018
  • "Transporting children with special health care needs" Pediatrics May 1 2019

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