Clinic News Jennifer Devoe, MD, DPhil, elected to IOM News @ Cascades East Jennifer DeVoe, M.D., D.Phil., an associate professor of family medicine in the OHSU School of Medicine, has been elected to the Institute of Medicine. DeVoe, a family physician and health services researcher, and also chief research officer at OCHIN, was elected in recognition of her outstanding professional achievement and commitment to services in health and medicine. News @ Emma Jones Hall News @ Gabriel Park News @ Mid-Columbia Health Center Election to the IOM is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine. News @ Scappoose News @ South Waterfront Grants, Presentations & Publications Apply for Staff Development Funds Events Grand Rounds, Nov. 19 "Maximizing the Effectiveness of Faculty Assessments: Lessons from the Emerging Science of Rater Cognition" will be presented by Eric Holboe, MD, at Grand Rounds. The event will be 7:30-8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, in RM 28 of Emma Jones Hall. Video-conferencing is available at all clinics. Laurel Case Lecture, Nov. 19 The Laurel Case Visiting Professor Lecture will be at noon, Wednesday Nov. 19. The speaker will be Eric S. Holmboe, MD, Senior Vice President of Milestone Development and Evaluation, ASGME. Register here. Richmond Celebrates Health Literacy Family Medicine at Richmond is celebrating the one-year anniversary of its Health Literacy Subcommittee. Staff and department members interested in learning more about health literacy are invited to attend the November celebration meeting at 12:15 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21, at Richmond Community Church of God, 40th & Division. Lunch will be provided. RSVP to Misty Caffey. Read more Save the Date Holiday Part The annual Department of Family Medicine Holiday Party will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14, at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Washington Square. More information will be sent via email. "I am humbled by this great honor,” Dr. DeVoe said. "It is so exciting to get recognized by the IOM for the amazing work done by our teams at OCHIN and in the OHSU Department of Family Medicine. We are part of a national community of innovators committed to generating and spreading new knowledge relevant to primary care. This transformative work is vital to equipping primary care clinics and communities with the tools and information needed to improve population health.” Read more Ben Schneider, MD, wins 2014 AAMC Advising Award Benjamin Schneider, M.D., Family Medicine assistant professor and clinician at Family Medicine at South Waterfront, has been named the 2014 Careers in Medicine Excellence in Medical Student Career Advising Individual Award recipient by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). The national award recognizes the accomplishments and commitment of an advisor dedicated to helping students succeed in fulfilling their career and educational goals through effective career advising. Dr. Schneider was nominated by Molly Osborne, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Dean for Student Affairs; John Saultz, M.D., Chair of the Department of Family Medicine; and Carolyn Litchman, M.D., a School of Medicine alumnus. The award will be presented at the AAMC 2014 Annual Meeting on Nov. 7 in Chicago. "It is a great honor to be recognized nationally for the work we are doing here at OHSU,” Dr. Schneider said. "As the match has grown more competitive, advising – early and often – has become even more important.” Read more Columbia Hills Family Medicine Earns Plantree Award Columbia Hills Family Medicine staff and providers, The Dalles, were recently presented with a Planetree Story of Excellence award in connection with the care of a teenaged patient who was in a serious car accident that killed her father and seriously injured her mother. A Planetree Story of Excellence represents the highest level of achievement in patient-/person-centered care based on evidence and standards submitted by staff, providers or community members recognizing those who have gone above or beyond their job duties. Read more Employee Giving Campaign runs through Nov. 28 The annual OHSU Employee Giving Campaign has begun and will continue through Nov. 28. Once again, Family Medicine is asking employees to consider a contribution to the Family Medicine Discretionary Account. This account is a pool of funds used to advance two important causes: the professional development of our staff and the support of our most needy patients. Employees can contribute payroll deduction, credit card and cash/check. See what's new.
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