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 July 2020 Issue:

MSMP News & Events

MSMP Student Award recipient, Jaime Kiff

MSMP Member Exclusive

Coronavirus' effect on health systems


Coach's Corner

Focus on Men's Health & Wellness

  • Psychiatry professional offers mental health advice amid virus
  • Ventricular assist devices give Eugene man, others relief
  • Exercise injuries, new medical conditions among COVID-19 
  • Organoid skin model could help hair loss

7 insurance and legal questions for resuming medical practice

Off Hours  Farm a therapeutic respite for physician, Gregory Knopf, MD

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February 2020

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December 2019

November 2019

October 2019

September 2019


August 2019

July 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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