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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

  • "Controlling Versus Supporting in a Sociotechnical System : A Commentary on Falzer (2018)." Journal of Cognitive Engineering and Decision Making  In: , Vol. 12, No. 3, 01.09.2018, p. 215-218.
  • "Empiric Antibiotic Prescribing Decisions Among Medical Residents : The Role of the Antibiogram." Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology  In: , 01.03.2018, p. 1-6.
  • "Clinical decisions support malfunctions in a commercial electronic health record." Applied Clinical Informatics  In: , Vol. 8, No. 3, 06.09.2017, p. 910-923.
  • "ACC/AHA Special Report : Clinical Practice Guideline Implementation Strategies: A Summary of Systematic Reviews by the NHLBI Implementation Science Work Group: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines." Journal of the American College of Cardiology  In: , Vol. 69, No. 8, 28.02.2017, p. 1076-1092.
  • "ACC/AHA Special Report : Clinical Practice Guideline Implementation Strategies: A Summary of Systematic Reviews by the NHLBI Implementation Science Work Group: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines." Circulation  In: , Vol. 135, No. 9, 28.02.2017, p. e122-e137.
  • "From Competencies to Competence : Model, Approach, and Lessons Learned From Implementing a Clinical Informatics Curriculum for Medical Students."   Health Professionals' Education in the Age of Clinical Information Systems, Mobile Computing and Social Networks. Elsevier Inc., 2017. p. 269-287.
  • "Primary care physician designation and response to clinical decision support reminders : A cross-sectional study." Applied Clinical Informatics  In: , Vol. 7, No. 2, 27.04.2016, p. 248-259.
  • "Barriers and facilitators to exchanging health information : A systematic review." International Journal of Medical Informatics  In: , Vol. 88, 01.04.2016, p. 44-51.
  • "The Evidence Base for Health Information Exchange."   Health Information Exchange: Navigating and Managing a Network of Health Information Systems. Elsevier Inc., 2016. p. 213-229.
  • "Dyadic Interviews as a Tool for Qualitative Evaluation." American Journal of Evaluation  In: , Vol. 37, No. 1, 2016, p. 109-117.
  • "Multi-disciplinary design and in-home evaluation of kinect-based exercise coaching system for elderly."   Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Vol. 9194 Springer Verlag, 2015. p. 101-113 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); Vol. 9194).
  • "Academic-community partnership development lessons learned : evidence-based interventions to increase screening mammography in rural communities." Journal of Nursing Care Quality  In: , Vol. 29, No. 4, 01.10.2014, p. 379-385.
  • "Clinical questions raised by clinicians at the point of care a systematic review." JAMA Internal Medicine  In: , Vol. 174, No. 5, 2014, p. 710-718.
  • "A mobile/web app for long distance caregivers of older adults : functional requirements and design implications from a user centered design process." AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings / AMIA Symposium. AMIA Symposium  In: , Vol. 2014, 2014, p. 1960-1969.
  • "Correction : Videotaped patient stories: Impact on medical students' attitudes regarding healthcare for the uninsured and underinsured (PLoS ONE)." PLoS One  In: , Vol. 8, No. 6, 04.06.2013.
  • "Comparison of antibiograms developed for inpatients and primary care outpatients." Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease  In: , Vol. 76, No. 1, 05.2013, p. 73-79.
  • "Patient–Clinician Communication : The Roadmap for HCI."   CHI EA 2013 - Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems: Changing Perspectives. Vol. 2013-April Association for Computing Machinery, 2013. p. 3291-3294.
  • "Physicians perceptions of an educational support system integrated into an electronic health record."   Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. Vol. 186 IOS Press, 2013. p. 125-129.
  • "Videotaped Patient Stories : Impact on Medical Students' Attitudes Regarding Healthcare for the Uninsured and Underinsured." PLoS One  In: , Vol. 7, No. 12, e51827, 12.12.2012.
  • "The relationship of self-report of quality to practice size and health information technology." Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine  In: , Vol. 25, No. 5, 09.2012, p. 614-624.
  • "Perceptions of shared decision making and decision aids among rural primary care clinicians." Medical Decision Making  In: , Vol. 32, No. 4, 07.2012, p. 636-644.
  • "Healthcare reform and the next generation : United States medical student attitudes toward the patient protection and Affordable Care Act." PLoS One  In: , Vol. 6, No. 9, e23557, 13.09.2011.
  • "Special issue on Supporting Collaboration in Healthcare Settings : The Role of Informatics." International Journal of Medical Informatics  In: , Vol. 80, No. 8, 08.2011, p. 541-543.
  • "Studying clinical communication to inform health information technology design."   Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. 2011. p. 646-649.
  • "Debate : Is there low hanging fruit in healthcare human factors?"   Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. Vol. 3 2010. p. 1905.
  • "Supporting cognition and decision making in clinical work."   Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. Vol. 2 2010. p. 821-825.
  • "Just what the doctor ordered? The role of cognitive decision support systems in clinical decision-making & patient safety."   Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. Vol. 2 2010. p. 826-829.
  • "Healthcare recovery : How the science of human factors is challenging healthcare to move patient safety forward."   Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. Vol. 2 2010. p. 1274-1276.
  • "Tiering Drug-Drug Interaction Alerts by Severity Increases Compliance Rates." Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association  In: , Vol. 16, No. 1, 01.2009, p. 40-46.
  • "User created cognitive artifacts : What can they teach us about design of information technology?"   Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. Vol. 2 2009. p. 694-698.

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