Lalena YarrisM.D., M.C.R.

  • Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Director, Education Section, Department of Emergency Medicine, Residency Program Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, Co-Director, Emergency Medicine Education Fellowship
  • Professor of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine


  • Emergency Medicine

Special focus on

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine (Pediatric)

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Dr. Yarris joined the Department of Emergency Medicine faculty in 2005. She currently serves as the Director of the Emergency Medicine Education Section, and Co-Director of the Emergency Medicine Education Scholarship Fellowship. She is also the Program Director for the Emergency Medicine Residency Program. Her academic areas of interest include promoting education research in academic emergency medicine, feedback in medical education, and faculty development in education scholarship.  She is Deputy Editor for the Journal of Graduate Medical Education.  Dr. Yarris enjoys spending time with her family, and training and competing in triathlons and ultramarathons. She can also be found cooking, reading, and knitting.


  • M.D., 2002, Oregon Health and Science University
  • Residency:

    • Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland OR 2005
  • Fellowship:

    • Emergency Medicine Education Research, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland OR 2007


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