Welcome to the Central Oregon Medical Society on It's 71st Anniversary Year

The Central Oregon Medical Society was founded 1947 [71 years old this year] and is the 5th largest of 28 medical societies in Oregon in number of Delegates to the Oregon Medical Association.

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

  • Presentations and discussion at meetings with Distinguished Speakers of major healthcare issues and administration topics affecting Central Oregon
  • 6 events for 2018 (see schedule >>> ), one of which is a 2-day symposium for members and spouses on healthcare professional burnout
  • Dinners (with no-host bar) at all meetings
  • Spouses included - free for 1st year members, 1/2 price ($100) for 2nd year members
  • Childcare and children's program at all meetings except annual meeting with COIPA
  • Family Day at Awbrey Glen Golf Club
  • Holiday Party at venues like Central Oregon Cooperative, High Desert Museum and 7th Mountain Resort
  • Full Website Access including contact info of other members and their practices,  St. Charles grand rounds info, and hot topics including marijuana & opioid challenges, sports medicine, suicide prevention, and cancer screening

Membership Fees for 2018-2019

New Members, 1st year: $150 for both member and spouse
Returning Members: $175 without spouse or $275 for member and spouse
Childcare provided at most meetings

Click  here  to join ("register an account")

2018 Directors

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

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Upcoming Events

Wine & Chocolate Mix & Match

Wednesday Feb 7th

Note: We're meeting on Wednesdays this year.Meet New MembersLearn How Wellness, COMS Style, has Launched!

Burnout Revisited

Wednesday Mar 14th


Wednesday May 9th

Float the River

Saturday Jul 21st

Sports & Parents with John O'Sullivan, MD, Author

Wednesday Sep 12th

Local Medical Achievements & Highlights

Wednesday Oct 10th

This year's Central Oregon healthcare breakthroughs will be presented by their breakthrougher.

Pumpkin Patch Family Event

Saturday Oct 27th

Latest News

Pain Patients in Oregon Being Pushed to the Brink (including Suicide) by Prevention Effort

Overdose prevention efforts have had unintended — and dire — consequences Clear here to read entire report by Markian Hawryluk

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