Christopher Benjamin is a physician assistant and clinical instructor in the School of Medicine, Department of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics. Mr. Benjamin spends his clinical time at OHSU on the Inpatient Geriatrics Consult Service. As a consult service, he and his colleagues work alongside medical and surgical teams to address problems common in older adults in the hospital, including polypharmacy, delirium, reduce risk of falls, and help the teams to navigate goals of care and transitions of care for older adults.
Outside of work, Mr. Benjamin enjoys playing soccer, bicycling, and spending time with his wife and two young children.
Education and training
- B.S., 2007, University of Puget Sound
- M.P.A.S., 2013, Oregon Health & Science University
- National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, 2013
Memberships and associations:
- American Academy of Physician Assistants
- American Geriatrics Society
- Oregon Geriatrics Society
- Oregon Society of Physician Assistants
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