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 October 2017 Issue:



  • MSMP News & Events

  • Students benefit from OHSU's diversity initiatives

  • Physician Profile - Leadership a 'natural outgrowth' for Anderson

  • Focus on Women's Health & Wellness 
    • Women's health research making big strides at OHSU

  • Off Hours - Carving out time for the outdoors

  • Classifieds Marketplace

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March 2017

February 2017

January 2017


December 2016

November 2016


October 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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