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
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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2014 Organizational Professionalism

Friday, November 14, 2014
Portland, OR
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Program Schedule

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Assessment & Management of Patients with Complex Chronic Pain 2015

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

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Online Registration

The 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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Officers and Directors
Stephen Jones, MD

Former Swigert Chair of Medicine, Legacy Health
Robert Keating, JD
Vice - Chairman

Partner, Keating Jones Hughes
Walter McDonald, MD

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

Edward Keenan, PhD

 President, TFME

The Foundation for Medical Excellence
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