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 September 2020 Issue:

MSMP News & Events


Coach's Corner Why do we teach physicians medicine, but seldom teach leadership?

Promoting the benefits of reading to children

MSMP Member Exclusive

What lessons did we learn from COVID-19?

Focus on Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation

  • Therapists key in helping COVID-19 patients overcome mental, physical health challenges
  • Perspectives on podiatry
  • Pandemic continues to disrupt PTs, but field is adapting

Off Hours  Kenric Craver, PA-C is baking up something big

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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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