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Welcome to the Central Oregon Medical Society's 72nd Anniversary Year

The Central Oregon Medical Society was founded in 1947 [72 years old this year] and is the 3rd largest medical society in Oregon.

Membership for Physicians, Physician Assistants, and Nurse Practitioners includes: 

  • Best opportunity in Central Oregon to socialize with your colleagues and their families
  • Up to 8 free counseling sessions every 12 months for stress prevention, disappointment management, and, as needed, more serious psychological challenges 
  • Discussion of major healthcare issues and medical administration topics by distinguished speakers
  • 6 events for 2019 (see Events >>> )
  • Dinners (with no-host bar) at all meetings
  • Spouses included - free for 1st year members and prior members returning after 3 years, 1/2 price ($100) for 2nd year members
  • Children's Program (childcare) at most meetings
  • Summer family event at Awbrey Glen Golf Club (picnic, pool, fitness center, golf, BBQ, speaker, childcare)
  • Holiday party (End-of-Year Celebration) with catered dinner, DJ, dancing, childcare, and program.
  • Full access to COMS website that includes local medicopolitical news and hot topics like healthcare professional wellness, latest medical advances in Central Oregon, national healthcare reform, opioid overdose epidemic, sports medicine controversies, overtreatment, complementary/alternative medicine, homicides/suicides/guns, and a library of miscellaneously related information

Membership Fees for 2019-2020

  • New Members, 1st year and Prior Members returning after 3 years: $150 for both member and spouse
  • Returning Members: $175 without spouse or $275 for member and spouse
  • $25 discounts available for groups signing up members
  • Childcare provided at most meetings

      Click  here  to join ("register an account")

2019 Directors

  • Matthew Eschelbach, DO, President
  • Ripdeep Mangat, MD, Immediate Past President
  • Osvaldo Schirripa, MD
  • Linda Leffel, MD
  • Jeff Holmboe, MD, OMA Trustee
  • Eric Dildine, PA
  • Michael Mastrangelo, MD, Oregon Medical Board

Be Heard
Prevent Burnout
Help Your Colleagues
Access Help for Yourself
                     and Your Family

Upcoming Events

Let Them Sleep: Benefits of Delayed School Start Time for Teens

Wednesday May 8th

Natalia Usatii, MD, St. Charles sleep physician, will cover the evidence, and limitations thereof, that has led the Bend-LaPine School District to switch start times. Beginning this Fall high schoolers will start an hour later and middle and elementary students will start an hour earlier.  Huh? * Childcare provided


Float the Deschutes & BBQ Picnic

Sunday Aug 11th


Family Day

Saturday Sep 7th

Program TBD * Childcare available


Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze

Saturday Oct 26th


Holiday Party

Saturday Dec 7th

Program TBDChildcare provided