Welcome to the Central Oregon Medical Society on It's 70th Anniversary Year

The Central Oregon Medical Society was founded 1947 [70 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
  • 7 events planned for 2017 (see schedule >>> )
  • Dinners (with no-host bar) at all meetings
  • Spouses included - free for 1st year members, 1/2 price ($50) for 2nd year members (excluding COIPA meetings)
  • Childcare and children's program at all meetings except annual meeting with COIPA
  • Family Day at Awbrey Glen Golf Club
  • Holiday Party at Places like 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 2017

Returning Members: 
New Members join for a reduced Annual Membership 
Fee and free attendance for spouse = $150 for both member and spouse

2nd Year Members join at regular membership fee = $175 without spouse or 1/2 additional fee with spouse ($50) = $225 for both member and spouse

2016 Directors

  • Ripdeep Mangat, MD 2017   President
  • Fran McCabe, MD Immediate Past President & OMA Trustee
  • Osvaldo Schirripa, MD
  • Sanaz Askari, DO
  • Linda Leffel, MD
  • Jeff Holmboe, MD
  • Matthew Cook, PA
  • Michael Mastrangelo, MD   Oregon Medical Board

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Upcoming Events

Mountaineering and Survival According to Woody Peoples, MD

Tuesday Jun 6th

Woody Peeples, MD will be sharing his experiences with providing medical services in places that take us outside our comfort zone.  From rescuing climbers on high mountain tops, to providing services deep in an ice cave Dr. Peeples has taken his medical skills to places that most have not encountered.  Be prepared to see some dazzling images!


Family Day at Awbrey Glen Golf Course, Pool & Clubhouse

Sunday Sep 17th


Pease Symposium : Anxiety, Depression, Burnout, Suicide and Human Rights Violations in Medical Professionals

Thursday Nov 2nd

and Friday, Nov 3Co-sponsored by St. Charles Healthcare System, Central Oregon Dental Society and St. Charles Foundation


Holiday Party

Saturday Dec 2nd

Dining, DJ, Dancing


Latest News

Governor Brown Announces Effort to Combat Opioid Abuse and Dependency

Salem, OR—Governor Kate Brown has tasked Senior Policy Advisor Jeff Rhoades with leading a statewide effort to combat opioid abuse and dependency, she announced today. Rhoades will create a task force consisting of medical experts, drug treatment specialists, and government officials to identify and implement efforts to address the growing opioid misuse and abuse across the state.  Click here for the Governor's office announcement


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