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Patrice Eiff, M.D. (she/her)

  • Professor Emeritus of Family Medicine, School of Medicine


Patrice Eiff, M.D. is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Family Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University. She is currently a senior advisor for the RELATE Lab, a lab creating a more human-centered, equity-promoting health system through leadership development, community organizing programs and advancing the research on relationships in health care. She also serves as the Co-Principal Investigator for the Length of Training Pilot (2013-2023), a national study of 3 years versus 4 years of training in family medicine.

Education and training

  • Degrees

    • M.D., 1983, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Residency

    • Family Medicine, Duke University, 1986
  • Fellowship

    • Faculty Development, Duke University, 1987
  • Certifications

    • American Board of Family Medicine, 1986; Recertified 1992,1999, 2006; Sports Medicine, 1995, recertified 2004

Memberships and associations:

  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • Society of Teachers of Family Medicine

Areas of interest

  • Faculty development
  • Leadership development
  • Primary care residency education


Selected publications


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