Merle Pennington, M.D. Lectures in Primary Care

Annual Pennington Lectures

OHSU Family Medicine's Pennington Lectures are a topic-based single day conference including four parts: 

  • A morning session of lectures interspersed with time for questions
  • An afternoon keynote lecture pertinent to provision of medical care or practice transformation
  • Clinically relevant afternoon workshops
  • Resident poster presentations

This conference is named in honor of Merle Pennington M.D., a founder of the OHSU Department of Family Medicine and mentor to many physicians, who formally joined the faculty in 1977.

Pennington Lectures, 2019: Celebrating 25 years of Cascades East Family Medicine Residency

Thursday, July 18 - Saturday, July 20, 2019
Running Y Ranch Resort
Klamath Falls, Oregon

Join Cascades East Family Medicine Residency, Sky Lakes Medical Center and OHSU Family Medicine in celebrating 25 years of training rural family physicians who serve communities across the state, country and globe. Connect with colleagues and friends, explore beautiful Klamath Falls, and enjoy Pennington CME events by faculty and graduates. Watch for point of care ultrasound workshops.

Registration required. Click here for more information and to register for all events

More information

The conference includes pre-conference workshop on July 18, “Get a CLUE: Cardiac Limited Ultrasound Evaluation: A Structured POCUS exam for the dyspneic patient.” CME credit for the pre-conference will be available.

Lecture topics on July 19 span dental care, travel medicine, obesity treatment, pain management and community health. CME credit will be available for the lecture series.

Social events are planned Friday evening and Saturday afternoon/evening with a catered dinner for faculty, residents, and family members at the Running Y Ranch Resort.  Looking for other things to do in Klamath Falls? Start here

For discounted lodging at Running Y Ranch Resort, attendees call 541-850-5500 and ask to book for Cascades East in July. Space is limited!

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CME credit

American Medical Association: The Sky Lakes Medical Center designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Academy of Family Physicians: This Live activity, Pennington Lectures, with a beginning date of 07/18/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 9.75 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.