The Scribe is the official, full-color 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. The newspaper features articles written by and about physicians and medical students, advancements in medicine and wellness, and also promotes upcoming MSMP events and educational opportunities.

Watch for The Scribe, circulated the second Tuesday of every month.

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In the February 2019 Issue:


MSMP News & Events

Career Milestone: John Barry, MD surpasses 2,500 kidney transplants

Ensure Compliance with Oregon Equal Pay Act


Focus on Elder Care:
  • Social interaction proves to be best medicine
  • OHSU expands aging-in-place research

Physician Profile: Team physician Karl Kaluza's career focused on doing right by athletes

Off Hours: Amanda Risser, MD, MPH, becomes 'Rogue One' on the roller derby track

Classifieds Marketplace

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February 2018

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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