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Lalena Yarris, M.D., M.C.R. (she/her)

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  • Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Education Section Director and Vice Chair of Education, Co-Director, Emergency Medicine Education Fellowship
  • Professor of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine


  • Emergency Medicine
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Special focus

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine (Pediatric)
  • Emergency Care

Locations and contact

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About me

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 the Vice Chair for Faculty Development. 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 ultramarathons. She can also be found cooking, reading, and knitting.

Languages spoken

  • English

Education and training

    • 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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