Rachel Bengtzen, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine


Dr. Bengtzen joined the Department of Emergency Medicine at OHSU, as full-time faculty in July of 2012. She recently completed a Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship in the Department of Orthopedics & Rehabilitation and the Department of Family Medicine at OHSU, where she holds a joint appointment. Dr. Bengtzen currently serves as the Assistant Program Director for the OHSU Emergency Medicine residency program where she also completed her residency in 2011. Her professional interests include sports sideline emergency action planning, sudden cardiac arrest in youth athletes, community education, acute musculoskeletal injuries, and facilitating injured athletes of all ages and experience levels to return safely back to exercise. In her free time you may find her playing soccer, making a home cooked meal or traveling and taking photos of her adventures.


  • M.D., 2011, Emory University School of Medicine
  • Residency:

    • Residency: Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR 2011
  • Fellowship:

    • Primary Care Sports Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR 2012
  • Certifications:

    • American Board of Emergency Medicine, American Board of Emergency Medicine Sports Medicine Subspecialty.



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