The Scribe is the official, full-color, all-digital publication of the Medical Society of Metropolitan Portland (MSMP).

The Scribe reflects on all aspects of medicine – academic, clinical, legal and technological – and covers issues and trends that affect all of Multnomah, Clackamas and Washington counties’ 9,000 physicians and physician assistants. Articles are written by and about physicians and medical students, advancements in medicine and wellness, and also promotes upcoming MSMP events and educational opportunities.

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In the May 2020 Issue:

MSMP News & Events

Physician Profile  Jennifer Vines, MD, MPH, engagement and transparency

OHSU Match Day moments

COVID-19

  • Tailoring protection
  • Ten tips for reopening your medical office
  • Serving the area's homeless in crisis

Focus on Emergency Medicine

  • OHSU's Moorhead: Treating patients is 'our duty'
  • OHSU team develops low-cost ventilator prototypes

Off Hours  Jason Campbell, MD, aka the TikTok Doc, uses social media to raise awareness

Classifieds Marketplace

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December 2019

November 2019

October 2019

September 2019


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July 2019

June 2019

May 2019

Do you or someone you know enjoy a hobby or activity you’d like to share? The Portland Physician Scribe regularly features Off Hours, a focus on how medical professionals spend time away from the office. If you have an Off Hours story idea, we’d love to hear it! 

Please contact Scribe editors Barry and Melody Finnemore at scribe@msmp.org or 360-597-4909.  Thanks for your interest in The Scribe!

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