The Foundation for Medical Excellence promotes quality health care and sound health policy through physician
education, research & other collaborative efforts.

Our educational offerings center on contemporary medical issues facing practicing physicians—communication, leadership, physician well-being, and the challenges of providing universal health care.

Medical School Scholarships

Oregon Medical Education Student Scholarship Endowment Fund supports excellence in the next generation of physicians in Oregon. The Fund will help to transform lives and someday save lives. It is an investment in the future quality of Oregon's health care.
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Our News & Upcoming Events
Hiring Executive Director

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Applications will be accepted until at least October 31, 2014
Submit a letter of intent and curriculum vitae to:
 
Vicki Fields
Director of Education
One SW Columbia Street
Suite 860
Portland, OR 97258
Fax: 503-796-0699
Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it (preferred)

 
2014 Physician Well Being Conference

Thriving in an Era of Change
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Skamania Lodge, Stevenson, WA
Registration will open in July

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Online Registration

Select Conference Year then "Search" to see available conferences.

if you are experiencing difficulties registering please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and leave a brief description, TFME will contact you.

 
2014 Organizational Professionalism

Friday, November 14, 2014
Portland, OR
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Program Schedule

Register Online

 
TFME John Kitzhaber, M.D., Lecture and Dinner on Health Policy

Is scheduled for Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at the Portland Hilton Hotel
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Online Registration

 
Assessment & Management of Patients with Complex Chronic Pain 2015

March 6-7, 2015
Four Seasons Hotel, Vancouver, BC

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Online Registration opens September 1, 2014

 
Ed Keenan

We were all saddened by the sudden loss of Ed Keenan.   

For Remembrances, Shelley and Alex have established a TFME Edward J. Keenan, Ph.D., Medical Student Scholarship fund.   These funds will support scholarship(s) for OHSU medical student(s).   If you would like to contribute, you can do so by either sending a check to:
The Foundation for Medical Excellence
One SW Columbia #860
Portland, OR 97258

Or you can visit our donation form, select "Edward J. Keenan, Ph.D., Medical Student Scholarship Fund" and submit your contribution.  The Foundation for Medical Excellence is a non-profit 501 c3 entity.

Address for the Family:

Shelley and Alex Keenan
5600 SW Westdale Drive
Portland, OR 97221

For questions please contact Vicki Fields at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 503 222-1960

 
Officers and Directors

Stephen Jones, MD
Chairman
Interim Director

Former Swigert Chair of Medicine, Legacy Health

Robert Keating, JD
Vice-Chairman

Partner, Keating, Jones, Hughes
Walter McDonald, MD
Secretary-Treasurer

Former Vice President, Amercian College of Physicians
Larry Mullins, DHA
President & CEO, Samaritian Health Services

Charles Kilo, MD
Chief Medical Officer, OHSU

William Johnson, MD President, MODA Health

Lewis Low, MD Senior Vice-President & Chief Medical Officer, Legacy Health

Thomas Ewing, MD
Executive Vice-President & Chief Medical Officer, PacificSource

 
The Foundation for Medical Excellence
One S.W. Columbia Street, Suite 860
Portland, OR 97258
p. (503) 222-1960   f. (503) 796-0699
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