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Marion Polk Medical Society holds events throughout the year.  Events focus on wellness topics, didactic learning, networking and socializing. Check out these pictures from recent events!

Events are open to Medical Society members and guests only. However, prospective members are also welcome. Contact the office if you are interested and check out our member page

Upcoming events

    • Thu, August 05, 2021
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM (PDT)
    • Willamette Heritage Center, Salem
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    Marion Polk Medical Society Invites Members and Guests...

    Hot Havana Nights! Dancing Date Night

    Thursday, August 5
    6:30 - 9:00 pm
    Willamette Heritage Center 1313 Mill Street

    Cuba comes to Salem for the Medical Society. Enjoy, food, drink and & dance moves! Learn Interactive dances including Bachata, Salsa and  Merengue. This dancing interactive experience between you and our professional dancers. Everyone, regardless of ability and skill, can attend and have fun!  This dance workshop is tailored for couples (due to the nature of Latin dance) but a "couple" can be two friends, two colleagues, etc. Also included: Professional dance show,  photo booth, and audience dance-off.

    Instruction: Dr. Tanie Hotan will be teaching the class with the Utah Ballroom Dance Company.

    Food: Charcuterie plates ( 2 kinds) and beer/wine and dessert provided by Taproot / The Old Mill Cafe

    Cost: $25 per person, $50 per couple.

    Venue: The event will be outside on the lawn by the historic houses. Tables, linens, centerpieces and lighting will greet our guests.  We will be in the Dye House if it rains.

    What to wear: Women should wear sandals or "wedges" since we will be on the lawn. It's a Cuban/Latin theme, so feel free to dress up! Pay attention to the weather, (if its warm or a cooler evening.)

    • Sat, August 07, 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM (PDT)
    • ZOOM Meeting

    Marion Polk County Medical Society Invites You...

    Join Erin Hurley, MD
    Wellness Workshop
    For medical providers

    SAT. AUGUST 7, 2021
    9 AM TO 10:30 am Via ZOOM

    This free workshop unlocks secrets to improve work/life balance and decrease overwhelm without adding hours to your day.

    • Gain understanding on why self-care is essential to be at your best- at home and the office.
    • Learn simple habits that improve efficiency.
    • Practice activities to use daily to increase energy and focus.
    • Gain access to tools that improve your relationships through developing a positive mindset and becoming fully present.

    Questions? Email Dr. Erin Hurley at transformationaldoc@gmail.com

    Register today!

    Erin Hurley, MD, workshop leader

    • Sun, August 22, 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM (PDT)

    Medical Society Members!

    We invite our female members (and spouses of members) to join us in celebrating wellness and community with F3 Wellness! This free event is sponsored by the Marion-Polk County Medical Society.


    Sunday, August 22
    10 am - 1 pm

    Venue: Outdoor covered patio at a private residence. The address will be released to people who RSVP.


    Session 1: yoga with Rhonda
    Session 2: 1950's Sock Hop/Swing with Tanie
    Session 3: catered lunch by Little Lois Cafe

    Space is limited! A wait list will be started if it gets full.

    Register:  Log in to the MPCMS website and send us your RSVP. From there, you will be directed to the Evite website to get your name on the official RSVP list. Once you do that, you can chat with other attendees, load pictures, etc.

    • Thu, September 16, 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (PDT)
    • Virtual

    Marion Polk Medical Society

    Virtual Lunch and Learn


    September 19th TOPIC:  Active Recovery TMS: Beyond PHQ-9:  more ways to identify depression in your patients

    SPEAKER: Pritham Raj, MD, FACP

    DESCRIPTION:  Join us August 19 at noon for our next Virtual Lunch and Learn. Our speaker is Pritham Raj, MD, FACP, Salem Health. Active Recovery TMS is an Oregon-based mental health clinic specializing in transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) to treat depression. Dr. Raj joined their team in May 2021, appointed as Chief Medical Officer. He brings more than 20 years experience in psychiatry and internal medicine, having previously served as Medical Director of Oregon Health & Science University’s (OHSU) Internal Medicine practice and Medical Director and founder of Adventist Health Portland’s Emotional Wellness Center. He oversees the clinical care at Active Recovery TMS’s six outpatient clinics across Oregon and SW Washington.


    Connect with colleagues
    Discuss valuable topics
    Hear from informed leaders


    Healthcare leaders
    Community Partners

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    Because after 2020, we could all use a little community

Past events

Thu, May 20, 2021 Healthcare Virtual Series - Adolescent Behavioral Health – A New Generation
Thu, April 15, 2021 Healthcare Virtual Series - The New Digital Relationship of Healthcare
Thu, March 25, 2021 Healthcare Virtual Series Change Exhaustion - Leading in 2021
Thu, February 25, 2021 Annual General Membership Meeting & President's Award Celebration
Thu, December 03, 2020 Accessible Winter Wellness 2020
Wed, September 30, 2020 Willamette Valley PA & NP Wellness Event
Sat, September 26, 2020 Willamette Valley PA & NP Wellness Event
Fri, September 25, 2020 Tour Active Recovery TMS
Wed, August 12, 2020 Are you concerned about your MDD patients during COVID-19?
Thu, July 23, 2020 Draft Your Novel in 8 Weeks
Tue, July 21, 2020 Three Small Steps to Transform What's Left of 2020
Fri, June 19, 2020 Virtual Conversation: Black leadership in U.S. health care
Tue, June 16, 2020 The Doctor Will TWEET You Now
Thu, May 14, 2020 POSTPONED: Spring Wine & Garden Party - 150th Celebration!
Sat, May 02, 2020 POSTPONED: Historic Tour of Willamette University
Thu, February 13, 2020 Networking at Neaman Plastic Surgery
Wed, January 22, 2020 2020 Winter Membership Meeting & Dinner
Sun, December 01, 2019 19th Annual Holiday at the Carousel
Fri, October 25, 2019 New Provider Celebration
Fri, September 27, 2019 Opiates and Pregnancy: Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome and Beyond
Tue, August 06, 2019 Summer Yoga
Tue, July 30, 2019 Summer Yoga
Tue, July 23, 2019 Summer Yoga
Tue, July 16, 2019 Summer Yoga
Thu, May 23, 2019 May General Membership Meeting & Dinner
Fri, April 26, 2019 Mindful Medicine Retreat
Thu, January 24, 2019 January General Membership Meeting & Dinner *Meeting Closed to Online Registrations*
Sun, December 02, 2018 18th Annual Holiday at the Salem Riverfront Carousel
Tue, November 13, 2018 Physicians Facing Mortality
Fri, October 19, 2018 Annual Provider Social
Thu, October 11, 2018 Restoring Humanity to Healthcare
Tue, September 18, 2018 Primary Care Symposium
Wed, September 12, 2018 The Opiate Crisis & New, Non-Narcotic Treatment Options For Severe Chronic Pain

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