Lectureship Events

Our series of lectureship events, named to honor the contributions of leaders in the field of medicine, focus on topics of great interest to practicing physicians, such as physician well-being, leadership and public policy surrounding healthcare decisions.



John Kitzhaber, M.D. Lectureship on Healthcare Policy PDF Print E-mail
Created 1993
The Foundation established this lectureship to honor Dr. Kitzhaber's nationally recognized contributions to the citizens of Oregon as State Senator and Governor through his pioneering leadership in legislating the Oregon Health Plan. This lectureship focuses on issues related to economics and public policy in healthcare.
 
The 2014 John Kitzhaber, M.D., Lectureship Dinner on Healthcare Policy is Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at the Portland Hilton Hotel.
 
John A. Benson, Jr., M.D. & John W. Kendall, Jr., M.D. Visiting Professorship PDF Print E-mail
Created 1996
In 1996, The Foundation and the School of Medicine, OHSU, honored these internist-educators for their exceptional contributions to the profession, the School of Medicine as Deans, and The Foundation by establishing this visiting professorship, which concentrates on medical education.
 
The 2014 John A. Benson, Jr., M.D. & John W. Kendall, Jr., M.D. Visiting Professorship will be April 29-30, 2014.  This year's speaker is Talmadge King, Jr., MD, Professor and Chair of Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco.
 
John Alsever, M.D. Family Lectureship PDF Print E-mail
Created 2000
In 2000 The Foundation recognized John Alsever, M.D., for his outstanding achievements and valued contributions to The Foundation For Medical Excellence, Salem Hospital and its Medical Staff, Marion-Polk County Medical Society, Mid-Valley IPA, Salem Clinic, Oregon Medical Association, American Medical Association, and the greater health care community. This lectureship focuses on physician well-being and is convened as a lecture permanently associated with The Foundation's annual conference on physician well-being.
 
The 2014 John Alsever, M.D. Family Lectureship is a part of the Foundation's annual conference on Physician Well-Being, which is scheduled for Saturday, October 11, 2014 at Skamania Lodge in Stevenson, WA.  The guest lecturer is Ronald Stock, M.D.
 
William B. Webber Lectureship PDF Print E-mail
Created April 1990
William B. Webber, former Vice President at Tektronix, served as Chairman of The Foundation for three consecutive terms (1986-88). In April 1990, The Foundation honored Mr. Webber's outstanding contributions by creating this lectureship. This lectureship considers issues related to physician well-being.
 
The William B. Webber Lectureship will be held on Saturday October 11, 2014 as a part of the annual Physician Well Being conference. Tait Shanafelt, MD, will be this year's lecturer.
 
 
William E. Drips, Jr., M.D., Lectureship PDF Print E-mail
created 2006
The Foundation for Medical Excellence and the physicians and staff at The Doctors Clinic, Mid-Valley IPA and Salem Hospital established this lectureship to honor the distinguished career of William E. Drips, Jr., M.D. and to recognize his many outstanding contributions to the profession of medicine and to the medical community on a local, state and national level. This annual lecture will feature speakers of national prominence who will address current clinical issues and topics in health care policy to the medical community of the greater Salem area and northern Williamette Valley.

The 2014 William E. Drips, Jr. M.D., Lectureship has not been scheduled.
 
Ralph Crawshaw, M.D. Lectureship PDF Print E-mail
Created 1987
In 1987, The Foundation for Medical Excellence recognized the seminal contributions of this Portland psychiatrist and leader, and his longstanding contributions to Oregon Health Decisions and The Foundation, including the suggestion that there be a Foundation, by creating its first lectureship in his name. This lectureship focuses on public values in healthcare, mainly by editors of healthcare publications.
 
The 2014 Ralph Crawshaw, M.D., lecture has not yet been scheduled.
 
Solomon D. Menashe Healthcare Leadership Forum PDF Print E-mail
Created 1996
In conjunction with Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon The Foundation established the Solomon D. Menashe Healthcare Leadership Forum to recognize his valued contributions to The Foundation as well as his role as President/CEO and Chairman of the Board of BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon. This lectureship is directed at issues surrounding leadership.
 
The 2014 Solomon D. Menashe Healthcare Leadership Forum has not yet been scheduled.
 
David M. Lawrence, M.D. Lectureship PDF Print E-mail
Created 1997
In 1997, The Foundation launched this lectureship in conjunction with Kaiser Permanente. Dr. Lawrence has had a distinguished career in healthcare delivery systems that included serving as the national CEO for Kaiser Permanente. This lectureship focuses on public health and building healthy communities.

The 2014 David M. Lawrence, M.D. Lectureship has not yet been scheduled.

 
The Foundation for Medical Excellence
One S.W. Columbia Street, Suite 860
Portland, OR 97258
p. (503) 222-1960   f. (503) 796-0699
Joomla Template by Joomlashack design by gardner-madras | strategic creative
Joomla Templates by JoomlaShack Joomla Templates by Compass Design