Noteworthy - June 2022

Providence oncologist named 2022 Woman of the Year by LLS
Janet C. Ruzich, D.O., medical oncologist at Providence Cancer Institute Clackamas Clinic was named 2022 Woman of the Year for Portland, Ore., by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). Dr. Ruzich was given the award at a special gala event in May, where she also received the Community Impact Award for volunteerism. Learn more here.

Important neuroendocrine tumors education conference held in Portland
A multidisciplinary panel of experts came together at the Bidwell Marriott in Portland on June 25, for the North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society’s educational program. Hagen Kennecke, M.D., medical director of gastrointestinal oncology at Providence Cancer Institute, was planning co-chair and co-facilitator of this one-day conference, provided by Oregon Health & Science University, Providence Cancer Institute and the North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society. Find out more about the event here

Upcoming Providence Heart Institute CME opportunities
CME AVAILABLE: Providence Heart Webinars

  • July 19: Stable ischemic heart disease
  • Aug. 16: Updates in cardiogenic shock

CV Updates That Will Change Your Practice - Oct. 7, 2022

Providence Heart Institute and The Shiley Foundation present the third annual CME meeting on “Cardiovascular Updates that will Change Your Practice.” The event will be held at OMSI. 

Virtual Pediatric Grand Rounds: Injury: The Hidden Epidemic - Protecting Your Patients
Carla McKelvey, M.D., and Providence Children’s Health invite you to a virtual educational offering with Dr. Benjamin Hoffman, a nationally recognized expert in child injury prevention. Dr. Hoffman shares evidence-based approaches to injury prevention and identifies ways to incorporate injury prevention into your practice.

  • When: 12:30-1:15 (PST), Wednesday, July 13, 2022
  • How to register: Register online. The event is hosted over Microsoft Teams; access information is shared upon registration.
  • Participation with CME is free to everyone.

Providence St. Vincent earns three-star rating for CABG procedures
Providence St. Vincent Medical Center has earned a distinguished three-star rating from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons for its patient care and outcomes in isolated coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) procedures.


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