The Scribe is the official, full-color newspaper for 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 November 2017 Issue:

  • MSMP News & Events

  • OHSU named part of large ED outcomes-study network

  • Medical Student Perspectives - Students knocking down barriers

  • Focus on Giving Back 
    • Surg+Restore seeks to build sustainability in Sierra Leone
    • Podiatrists' organization leads through sock and shoe drives, foot screenings

  • Physician Wellness - Physicians advised to take care of themselves while tending to others during disasters

  • Off Hours Paddling provides sense of peace for neurosurgeon sea kayaker

  • Classifieds Marketplace


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February 2017

January 2017


December 2016

November 2016

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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