Jeff MyersM.I.H,, M.M.Sc., PA-C

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine

Expertise

Special focus on

  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Insurance

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Biography

Jeff has a background that started out initially in rural primary care after graduating from the PA Program at Emory University in 2007. After several years in practicing in southern Oregon, Jeff made his way up to Portland, and in 2013 joined the inpatient Palliative Care team at OHSU.

Jeff is passionate about helping patients experiencing serious illness, along with their families, navigate the many complex discussions, decisions, and symptoms they encounter. In addition to seeing patients in the hospital, Jeff is a regular lecturer and speaker for both the PA program and throughout the hospital and university. He has also been a teacher for PA students interested in Palliative Care. In addition to his activities at OHSU, he is a national speaker, and is the Past President and currently on the Board of the Physician Assistants in Hospice and Palliative Care (PAHPM), the national group for all PAs practicing or with interest in Palliative Medicine and Hospice.

More about Jeff, he lives in Portland with his husband and two dogs. They love to travel--whether it be finding new spots in Oregon, or on the other side of the world.

Education

  • B.A., 1999, Kalamazoo College
  • M.P.H., 2002, Master of International Health (MIH), Curtin University of Technology, School of Public Health
  • M.M.S., 2007, Emory University, School of Medicine, Physician Assistant Program
  • Certifications:

    • Accredited and Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)

Languages

  • English

Memberships and associations

  • Physician Assistants in Hospice and Palliative Medicine (PAHPM)— President 2018-2019, Board Member
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants(AAPA)—Fellow Member
  • Oregon Society of Physician Assistants (OSPA)—Fellow Member
  • American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine(AAHPM)—Fellow Member
  • Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA)—Fellow Member