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 August 2019 Issue:


Partial health plan funding highlights rocky state session


MSMP News & Events

  • MSMP's new mailing address


Portland Street Medicine provides much-needed services to area homeless people


Focus on Medical Education:

  • More rural doctors, better outcomes goals of $1.8M training grant
  • Wy'East program offers alternative route to medical school for Native students
  • American medical students less likely to choose to become primary care doctors

Off Hours: A cappella student group strikes up a tune

Classifieds Marketplace

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December 2018

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August 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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