Noteworthy - October 2021

Providence Cancer Institute: new physicians and medical director
Providence Cancer Institute is pleased to welcome several physicians to our clinics and programs:

Providence Cancer Institute Breast Care Clinics
Janelle Yutzie, M.D., breast surgeon, Newberg and Clackamas clinics

Sara Walcott-Sapp, M.D., breast surgeon, West clinic

Providence Cancer Institute Oncology and Hematology Care Clinics
Emily Lin, M.D., medical oncologist, West clinic; expertise: genitourinary cancers

Zheng Topp, M.D., medical oncologist, West clinic; expertise: breast cancer

Providence Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Cancer Program
Michele Babicky, M.D., medical director, Hepatobiliary Surgery and Surgical Fellowship

Providence Heart Institute: new studies and award
Blair Halperin M.D., and the CARDS clinical trials team conducted an important electrophysiology clinical trial.

CARDS September 2021 New: The CARDS team published “Continuous Monitoring of Risk-Adjusted Outcomes: Excess Deaths vs. Lives Saved” in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery.

Providence sites recently receive 2021 AHA Mission Awards: The American Hospital Association recently announced the 2021 Mission: Lifeline Awards for excellence in MI care.

Caring for our patients with COVID
For nearly a year, Alejandro Castro was under Providence’s care, fighting for his life against COVID. Now, he and his wife get to spend their 22nd anniversary at home with their family. See Alejandro’s story in CBS national news and locally, and in an emotional Providence video.

CBS news





PPMC | 299 Day Covid Patient Heads Home (Viewing Link)


Providence Brain and Spine Institute: Annual Neurological and Neurosurgical Disorders Virtual Conference Nov. 11-12

Providence Heart Institute: Providence Heart Care webinar series: Updates in Cardio-Oncology part 2, Nov. 16, with Michael Layoun, M.D.

To register:

To watch part one:

Providence Virtual Pediatric Grand Rounds: Helping Parents Set Healthy Phone and Social Media Habits for Children
Tyson Payne, Psy.D., provides tips to help parents set healthy phone and social media habits for their children. Participation with CME is free to everyone. Pick the session that works best for you. The event is hosted over Microsoft Teams.



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