At Shriners Hospitals for Children, the health and safety of our patients, families, volunteers and staff is our top priority. With the evolving situation regarding COVID-19, we are closely monitoring updates from local health departments and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and are actively following their recommendations.

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What to expect at the Portland Shriners Hospital.

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Medical education

Medical education

At Shriners Hospitals for Children — Portland, our medical teams share their expertise by participating in conferences at local levels, conducting offsite clinics to provide care to even more children in need, serving in health care industry leadership capacities, and training other medical professionals in our four core training disciplines.

Continuing medical education: Grand Rounds

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Portland offers robust continuing education opportunities for medical students and professionals through our CME-approved program, Grand Rounds. This ongoing lecture series is dedicated to fostering a shared culture of knowledge and expertise in the field of pediatric orthopaedics. Each bimonthly lecture series includes speakers with a demonstrable history of expertise in the specialized field, and focuses on discussing new and innovative treatment options for musculoskeletal conditions.

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Portland is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians, fellows and medical students. The education series is currently being held virtually due to community circumstances surrounding the prevention of the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). CME credits are provided based on the time that you are present during the live stream. For more information, or to sign up for the series, please contact medical staff services coordinator, Lisa.

Sharing our expertise in orthotics and prosthetics

Many of our hospitals with in-house orthotics and prosthetics capabilities work with their local colleges to provide educational opportunities, sharing their expertise with students and ensuring that even more children will receive the best possible care.

National industry leaders

Many of Shriners Hospitals for Children’s medical professionals serve in leadership positions for national organizations.

Our doctors are deeply involved in the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA), American Burn Association (ABA), Arthrogryprosis Multiplex Congenita (AMC) Support, American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH), American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA), Scoliosis Research Society (SRS), and other leading pediatric health care organizations. 

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Portland also hosts several medical educational opportunities throughout the year including the Beattie Lecture, Dillehunt Lectures and Primary Care Providers Conference.