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 January 2020 Issue:

MSMP News & Events


Thyroid eye disease drug gives hope


Integrated health care model results


Disaster planning and response


Focus on Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery

  • Brachytherapy effective for skin cancer
  • Liposuction may help lipedema patients

Physician Profile  Physician-surgeon helps OHSU become a leader in facial reanimation surgery


In Memoriam: Ronald W. Naito, MD


Off Hours:  Physicians' wine group toasts its 25th anniversary


Classifieds Marketplace

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January 2019

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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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