Oregon Pediatric Society

The Oregon Pediatric Society (OPS) is the state chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Our members are committed to improving the health and well being of all Oregon children. We carry out our health equity mission through policy advocacy; quality improvement programs that support practice change; and the ongoing education of providers who serve children.


2019 Joint CME Symposium

Hosted by Oregon Pediatric Society and Oregon Council of Child & Adolescent Psychiatrists

Thank you to all who attended this past weekend featuring our keynote speaker, dr. colleen kraft, immediate past president aap

“Social Influences on Young Brains, Behavior & Beyond”

And to our Platinum Level exhibitors:

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VACCINES ARE SAFE.

VACCINES ARE EFFECTIVE.

VACCINES SAVE LIVES.

OPS supports the American Academy of Pediatrics position on vaccination. Please read our policy statement.

Members of our Advocacy Committee attend OPS Lobby Day on February 28, 2019 in Salem.

Members of our Advocacy Committee attend OPS Lobby Day on February 28, 2019 in Salem.


OPS MEMBERS SPEAK OUT in support of hb 3063

Letter to Editor of Portland Tribune “My View: Time to Remove Immunization Exemptions.” OPS Member Emily Puterbaugh, MD, Broadway Medical Clinic. 3/14/19

Letter to Editor of Bend’s The Bulletin “Support Helt’s Immunization Bill.” OPS Members Brenna Lewis, MD, Mosaic Medical & John Peoples, MD, Central Oregon Pediatric Associates. 3/8/19

Letter to Editor of Portland Tribune “My View: Vaccinations are Successful, Safe Protection.” OPS Member Ryan Hassan, MD, Clackamas Pediatric Clinic. 3/7/19

“Public Weighs in on Bill to Ban Nonmedical Vaccine Exemptions.” KATU News, interview with OPS Member Kristina Haley, MD, OHSU. 3/1/19

Letter to Editor of The Oregonian “Readers Respond: Vaccines Save Lives and Keep Children Safe”. OPS Member Alanna Braun, MD, Pediatrician, OHSU. 3/1/19

Letter to Editor of Portland Tribune “Vote to Limit Immunization Exceptions is Vote for Children”. OPS Member Shaili Rajput, MD, MPH, Pediatrician, Kaiser Permanente. 2/28/19

“What Will it Take to Tighten Vaccination Laws in Oregon, Washington? A Measles Outbreak Might Help.” The Oregonian, interview with OPS Board Member Art Jaffe, MD. 2/22/19

A MESSAGE TO PARENTS from Oregon Pediatric Society Regarding the Recent Measles Outbreak. 2/20/19

Letter to Editor of The Register-Guard “Herbert: Immunization Protects Children and Community”. OPS Member Lauren Herbert, MD, Pediatrician and Infectious Disease Specialist, PeaceHealth Medical Group. 2/14/19



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AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS

The American Academy of Pediatrics is a professional membership organization of more than 64,000 pediatricians and child health specialists dedicated to the optimal physical, mental, and social health of infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. 

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