Lalena Yarris, M.D., M.C.R.

  • Professor of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine

Biography

Dr. Yarris joined the Department of Emergency Medicine faculty in 2005. She currently serves as the Director of the Emergency Medicine Education Section, and Co-Director of the Emergency Medicine Education Scholarship Fellowship. She is also the Program Director for the Emergency Medicine Residency Program. Her academic areas of interest include promoting education research in academic emergency medicine, feedback in medical education, and faculty development in education scholarship.  She is Deputy Editor for the Journal of Graduate Medical Education.  Dr. Yarris enjoys spending time with her family, and training and competing in triathlons and ultramarathons. She can also be found cooking, reading, and knitting.

Education and training

    • M.D., 2002, Oregon Health and Science University
  • Residency

    • Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland OR 2005
  • Fellowship

    • Emergency Medicine Education Research, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland OR 2007

Honors and awards

  • 2014 Named one of 2014 Top Doctors in Emergency Medicine - Portland Monthly Magazine
  • 2013 Named one of 2013 Top Doctors in Emergency Medicine - Portland Monthly Magazine
  • 2013 Academy for Scholarship in Education Distinguished Educator Award - Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors
  • 2012 Longevity Award - Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors
  • 2012 Faculty Excellence Award for outstanding contributions to medical education - Oregon Health & Science University
  • 2012 Academic Emergency Medicine Outstanding Reviewer Award
  • 2010 Resident Advocate Award - Oregon Health & Science University
  • 2010 Faculty Teaching Award - Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors
  • 2009 Western Regional Research Forum Plenary Session Presenter - Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
  • 2009 Mid-Atlantic Research Forum Best Poster Presentation - Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
  • 2005 Resident Academic Achievement Award Nominee - Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors
  • 2005 Medical Student Educator of the Year, Emergency Medicine Residency - Oregon Health & Science University
  • 2005 Housestaff inductee - Alpha Omega Alpha
  • 2002 Excellence in Emergency Medicine Award - Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
  • 2017 Named one of the 2017 Top Doctors in Emergency Medicine - Portland Monthly Magazine

Publications

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Publications

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