The Child Psychiatry Committee is composed of the executive
committee of the Oregon Council of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
The committee provides input on important child and adolescent
Kirk Wolfe, M.D.
The CME Committee reviews all OPA CME applications and approves credit hours. It maintains OPA's certification.
Scott Reichlin, M.D.
The Ethics Committee conducts ethics investigations and hearings
as needed. It also consults with members who have questions
about ethical issues. See Ethics
Victor Richenstein, M.D.
Fellowship Committee provides information to members about APA fellowship
opportunities. It recommends candidates for APA Distinguished Fellowship.
The Legislative Committee reviews and recommends OPA positions
on proposed legislation and administrative rules. Working
with OPA's lobbyist, the association cooperates with other
organizations to address important public policy issues and
to encourage the involvement of psychiatrists in the political
Member Assistance Committee works with members who may be facing
personal or professional challenges. Committee leaders meet quarterly
with the chair and executive director of the Board of Medical Examiners
to discuss issues related to psychiatrists.
Henry Grass, M.D.
The Membership Committee reviews and recommends actions
on specific member requests. The committee leads efforts to
build membership. Join OPA.
George Keepers, M.D.
The Nominating Committee presents a slate of candidates to
the membership each year for the elected offices and members
of the Executive Council as established in the bylaws. The
committee is chaired by the immediate past president and includes
the president elect and three OPA members chosen at the Fall
Christopher Lockey, M.D.
The Program Committee develops educational programs for the
two scientific meetings of the general membership each year.
This committee may become active in developing other educational
activities for the organization as appropriate. (View the
Event Calendar to see upcoming
Lee Shershow, M.D.
The PIE Committee is OPA's interface with the community. It serves
as a liaison with NAMI-Oregon and coordinates OPA's involvement
in public affairs activities.
Thomas Dodson, M.D.
Public Psychiatry Committee operates through a listserv. The committee
provides vital information to psychiatrists who work in the public
sector or who are affected by public mental health systems.
Michael Willet, M.D.
produces two clinical programs during the year. Each features outstanding
faculty members addressing vital treatment issues. The winter-spring
meeting is held in the Portland area. The fall meeting is held in Ashland.
for Psychiatric Education
Foundation for Psychiatric Education was established in 2004. The
Foundation is incorporated under the laws of Oregon as a non-profit
corporation and qualifies under the current US Internal Revenue
Service code as an exempt organization engaged in educational and
charitable activities. ALL CONTRIBUTIONS ARE TAX-DEDUCTIBLE to the
extent provided by law.
The Oregon Foundation
for Psychiatric Education exists to support educational activities
and programs related to psychiatry and the care and treatment of
individuals suffering from mental disorders.
To help support
the Foundation, individuals and organizations are encouraged to
make tax-deductible contributions. You may do so by making your
generous check payable to the Oregon Foundation for Psychiatric
Education and mail to:
PO Box 21571
Keizer, OR 97307