Addiction Medicine Fellowship

The OHSU Addiction Medicine Fellowship provides intensive training in in treating substance use disorders. It is great for physicians wishing become experts across all parts of the healthcare spectrum.

Clinical and research training

This one-year clinical program is based in the community serving patients throughout the Portland-metro area. There is an optional second-year research track.

The addiction medicine fellowship hosts tele-mentoring (ECHO) CME programs. Dr. Jessica Gregg provides direction for these programs for providers throughout Oregon.

The Oregon Addiction Prevention and Education Initiative provides buprenorphine-waiver training. It also provides other addiction-related education for providers throughout Oregon.

Oregon ECHO Network – learn more

Clinical rotations

Fellows will rotate through inpatient consult services and outpatient clinics. Generally, rotations are in two-week rotations within four-week blocks. Fellows will have continuity clinics at various sites once a week regardless of their rotation. The fellowship didactic series features:

  • teaching conferences
  • research seminars
  • journal club

It also features the ECHO series, where OHSU addiction faculty connect with rural Oregon addiction providers.

Program partners

Our community partners include:

Central City Concern
Kaiser Permanente
Allied Health Services of Portland
Recovery Works Northwest

The fellowship also partners with Portland-area VA locations to serve the nation's veterans. 

Program aims

Our program aims are to:

Cultivate compassionate physicians who have a deep understanding of the evidence-based care of substance use disorders. This includes multiple contexts and among diverse populations.

Train practitioners in advanced clinical interventions in addiction medicine. Training includes exposing trainees to innovative and diverse treatment settings, including outpatient healthcare settings that integrate:

  • addictions care
  • opioid treatment programs
  • medical withdrawal management
  • residential settings
  • specialty ambulatory settings
  • hospital-based consult services and more

Produce practitioners who are clinical experts, change agents, educators and advocates in the field of addiction medicine within community-based organizations and/or academic centers.

Fellowship program eligibility

Trainees must complete an ACGME-accredited U.S. or Canadian residency program (or foreign equivalent) in order to be eligible.

Begin an application

For application information and to apply, please find us on ERAS.

ERAS – go to application site