The Oregon Medical Education Foundation understands how valuable the experience of presenting at or attending a major conference is to a student’s overall educational and leadership experience. We are excited to encourage and support Oregon's future healthcare leaders as the world opens up again.
Apply by 5pm on Monday, November 7th for conferences in 2022.
New funding round opens January 1 for 2023 event.
Photo credit: National Cancer Institute, Science Demonstration Conference, May 5, 1962
All current MD, DO & PA students in Oregon in good academic standing are welcome to apply.
Preference may be given to students who are:
Also, students who demonstrate a desire to practice in Oregon, and who have a passion for helping rural, underserved or underrepresented-in-medicine communities here will be given additional consideration.
Student membership in the Oregon Medical Association is also required, and is free - www.theoma.org/join.
1. Online application - use the "Apply" button on the right.
A complete application will include:
2. Within 30 days of travel, students will need to submit a written summary of their experience to OMEF, along with their receipts for reimbursement.
If accepted, this is a one-time award of up to $500 towards eligible expenses, such as registration fees, transportation to/from host city, and hotel. Students may apply once per academic year.
Applications accepted year-round
Students are encouraged to apply early, ideally not less than six weeks from the conference start date. Decisions are made on a rolling basis, until funding runs out.
AAN - Seattle, WA - 2-3 April
SEA - Pittsburg, PA - 8-10 April
ACP - Chicago, IL - 28-30 April
SAEM - New Orleans, LA -10-13 May
NRHA – Albuquerque, NM - 10-13 May
AAPA – Indianapolis, IN - 21-25 May
ASCO - Chicago, IL - 3-7 June
AMA Annual Mtg - Chicago, IL - 10-15 June
SIR - Boston, MA - 11-14 June
AAFP – Kansas City, MO - 28-30 July
AAFP’s FMX – Washington, DC - 20-23 Sept
ACEP – San Francisco, CA - 1-4 Oct
NASPGHAN - Orlando, FL - 12-15 Oct
AMA Int'l - Orlando, FL - 13-15 Oct
APHA Annual Mtg - Boston, MA - 6-9 Nov
AMA Interim Deleg. - Honolulu, HI - 10-15 Nov
*This list is not exhaustive so please let us know about other national or Oregon conferences so we can build a calendar.
Change happens - please refer to each conference's website for current details.