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 February 2020 Issue:

MSMP's Physician Wellness Program marks fifth anniversary with donation from Portland IPA


MSMP News & Events


In Memoriam: John W. Kendall, Jr., MD


Focus on Elder Care

  • Physician: Strong patient-provider relationship key to deprescribing process
  • Several clinical trials, studies exploring how to protect, improve cognitive health

Off Hours:  Curtis Thompson, MD cultivates operatic blend of music, medicine


MSMP's Annual Meeting


Classifieds Marketplace


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January 2020

December 2019

November 2019

October 2019

September 2019


August 2019

July 2019

June 2019

May 2019


April 2019

March 2019

February 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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