Honora L. Englander, M.D., F.A.C.P.

  • Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, School of Medicine


Improving Addiction Care Team (IMPACT):
Principal Investigator and Director

Dr Englander is the Principal Investigator of a study aimed at understanding substance use needs among hospitalized adults at OHSU, and she is the Director of the Improving Addiction Care Team (IMPACT). IMPACT includes an interprofessional inpatient addiction consult service with linkages to community addiction care for medically complex patients with substance use disorders.  IMPACT started in July, 2015 and has served over 1600 individuals. Dr Englander leads a Substance Use Disorder in Hospital Care ECHO, a telementoring program that is supporting spread of hospital-based addictions care among interprofessional providers across Oregon hospitals.

Care Transitions Innovation (C-TRAIN):
Co-Principal Investigator and Director

C-TraIn is a nationally recognized, multicomponent transitional care improvement program that was started for socioeconomically vulnerable adults at OHSU. C-TraIn includes 1) transitional nursing, social work, and pharmacy care; 2) enhanced linkages to primary care medical homes; and, 3) explicit efforts to better integrate care regional systems across hospital and community settings. Dr Englander co-founded C-TraIn at OHSU, and led expansion to three hospitals in the Legacy Health through funding from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI).

News coverage: Learn more about Dr. Englander's work through this representative news coverage:

--OHSU News regarding new publications and IMPACT

--ACP Internist regarding new publications and IMPACT

--OHSU News, Continuing the Fight for Affordable Health Care

--Doctors Speak Out Against the Better Care Reconciliation Act

--Portland Observer, On the Front Lines: Peer-recovery Counselors Battle Opioid Epidemic

--Portland Business Journal, OHSU Study Makes Business Case for In-hospital Opioid Intervention

--OHSU News, New Study Outlines Financial Incentive for In-hospital Opioid Intervention Program

--OHSU News, Taking on the Opioid Epidemic in Oregon

--ACP Hospitalist, Take the C-TraIn


  • B.A., 1998, Williams College
  • M.D., 2003, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Internship:

    • Oregon Health & Science University, 2004
  • Residency:

    • Oregon Health & Science Univeristy, 2006
  • Certifications:

    • American Board of Internal Medicine, 2006
    • American Board of Addiction Medicine 2014

Areas of interest

  • Addiction medicine
  • Care transitions



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