2020 Allen M. Boyden, M.D. Memorial Lectureship

This lectureship is sponsored by Providence Center for Health Care Ethics in honor of Dr. Allen Boyden, a renowned leader and surgeon who promoted holistic approaches to and excellence in patient care.

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Torree McGowan

Featured speaker: Torree McGowan, M.D., FACEP

Torree McGowan, M.D., FACEP is a board certified emergency physician and a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. She served in the United States Air Force as an emergency physician and medical director for soldiers in combat, having deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. An active U.S. Air Force reservist, Dr. McGowan is a practicing emergency physician with St. Charles Medical Group in Bend, OR.

Dr. McGowan's interests include physician wellness, disaster medicine, trauma and critical care. Her work around narrative medicine has been featured in The New England Journal of Medicine and Hektoen International. She lives with her husband, two boys, and five horses on her farm in Central Oregon.

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Donations to support this lectureship are gratefully accepted through Providence St. Vincent Medical Foundation.


Continuing education credit

These events meet the criteria for 1.2 nursing contact hours. Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, Department of Nursing, 9205 SW Barnes Road, Portland, Oregon, is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP8693. Providence Portland Medical Center designates these live educational activities for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in these activities. Providence Portland Medical Center is accredited by the Oregon Medical Association to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.