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Paul N. Gorman M.D.

  • (503) 494-4025
    • Professor of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology School of Medicine
    • Professor of Medicine School of Medicine
    • Assistant Dean, Rural Medical Education Office of the Dean School of Medicine
    • Biomedical Informatics Graduate Program School of Medicine

Dr. Gorman completed his training at Rush Medical College in Chicago, learned about the realities of rural primary care in private practice in Astoria, Oregon, and completed a research fellowship at the Portland VA.  He is board certified in Internal Medicine, is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, and a Fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics.  

He presently serves as Thread Director for Health Systems Sciences in the School of Medicine at OHSU, helping to implement a major new thread concerned with systems thinking and systems based practice in the OHSU YourMD curriculum.  He also serves as Assistant Dean for Rural Medical Education, working with the Campus for Rural Health to expand our rural medical education programs to help build Oregon’s rural physician workforce.  To these positions he brings over 30 years of practice experience, ranging from rural primary care internal medicine and geriatrics to urban tertiary care hospitalist, and spanning a series of major transformations in the healthcare system.

Outside OHSU, Dr. Gorman advocates for universal access to healthcare through Physicians for a National Health Program and Health Care for All Oregon.

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Education

  • B.S., University of Illinois at Chicago Circle, Chicago Illinois United States 1975
  • M.D., Rush Medical College, Chicago Illinois United States 1980
  • Internship:

    • Internal Medicine, Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois
  • Residency:

    • Internal Medicine, Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois
  • Fellowship:

    • Chief Resident, Internal Medicine, Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago, IL. 1983-84
    • General Internal Medicine, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, OR. 1990-92

Publications

  • "Barriers and drivers of health information technology use for the elderly, chronically ill, and underserved." Evidence report/technology assessment November 2008
  • ""Doing the yellows" -- analysis of medication review processes by different clinicians in long term care." AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings / AMIA Symposium. AMIA Symposium  2008
  • "Virtual patients"   2007
  • "Special issue on Supporting Collaboration in Healthcare Settings" International Journal of Medical Informatics August 2011
  • "The relationship of self-report of quality to practice size and health information technology" Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine September 2012
  • "Perceptions of shared decision making and decision aids among rural primary care clinicians" Medical decision making : an international journal of the Society for Medical Decision Making July 2012
  • "Investigating physician order entry in the field"   2001
  • "Clinical decision support systems for the practice of evidence-based medicine" Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association  2001
  • "Getting the right tools for the job"   2003
  • "Development methodology for a "next generation" medical informatics curriculum for clinicians." AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings / AMIA Symposium. AMIA Symposium  2003
  • "The effect of health care working conditions on patient safety." Evidence report/technology assessment (Summary)  2003
  • "Advancing Biomedical Image Retrieval" Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association September 2006
  • "Bundles" Journal of the Medical Library Association : JMLA  2001
  • "Applicability and quality of information for answering clinical questions on the Web [4]" JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association October 21 1998
  • "How the ICU follows orders" AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings / AMIA Symposium. AMIA Symposium  2003
  • "Following experts at work in their own information spaces" Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology December 2002
  • "Bundles in the wild" Library Trends September 2000
  • "Comparison of antibiograms developed for inpatients and primary care outpatients" Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease May 2013
  • "Information seeking in primary care" Medical decision making : an international journal of the Society for Medical Decision Making  1995
  • "Correction" PLoS One June 4 2013
  • "Healthcare reform and the next generation" PLoS One September 13 2011
  • "Studying clinical communication to inform health information technology design"   2011
  • "Videotaped Patient Stories" PLoS One December 12 2012
  • "Multiple perspectives on physician order entry." Proceedings / AMIA . Annual Symposium. AMIA Symposium  2000
  • "MELAS syndrome." Western Journal of Medicine October 1995
  • "Discount usability engineering applied to an interface for Web-based medical knowledge resources." Proceedings / AMIA . Annual Symposium. AMIA Symposium  2000
  • "Debate"   2010
  • "Supporting cognition and decision making in clinical work"   2010
  • "Just what the doctor ordered?"   2010
  • "IT in Health Care" International Journal of Medical Informatics June 2007

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