The Scribe is the official, full-color 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. 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 January 2019 Issue:

MSMP News & Events

Groundbreaking clinical trial combines radiation therapy, immunotherapy to treat cancer before surgery


AMA Study: 15% of physicians work in practices that use telemedicine with patients


Focus on Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery:

  • Reconstructive surgery advances improve quality of life for head and neck cancer survivors, others
  • Age alone doesn't increase complications of free-flap reconstruction in older women, research finds
Off Hours: Physician adds unique hobby to his quiver

Physicians Answering Service recovers from office fire

Classifieds Marketplace

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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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