2017 Legislative Report

The 2018 Legislative Session adjourned sine die just before 5 pm on Saturday, March 3, 2018.  The short session was again contentious as the House Democrats had an aggressive agenda and the rest of the Legislature, to varying degrees, looked at the short Session as something that should not be quite as ambitious. It was […]

Physician Assistants Supervision

Prior to using the services of a physician assistant, a physician must be approved as a supervising physician by the Oregon Medical Board. This one-time application is submitted online and includes a 20-question, open-book exam on supervising physician requirements and responsibilities.  The application fee is $100.  The Board makes a determination on the application within […]

Good Feet Issue: How To File a Complaint With the Attorney General’s Office

The board of directors has determined that the best course of action for the issue with the Good Feet store is to encourage patients that have been unhappy with their experience there to file a complaint with the Oregon Attorney General.  You can also encourage your patients to write letters of complaint which can be […]

Scope of Practice

DPM License – Doctor of Podiatric Medicine A podiatric physician is licensed to diagnose and perform medical, physical or surgical treatments related strictly to ailments of the human foot, ankle, and tendons directly attached to and governing the function of the foot and ankle. Podiatrists may apply for an endorsement on their license to perform […]

Special Olympics 2018

We are looking for volunteers for this year’s Special Olympics Summer Games.  We need podiatrists and staff/family to  screen athletes.  The event will be held on Saturday, July 14, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Corvalis, Oregon.  If interested, please contact Dr. Derek McCammon at DMcCammon@advantageorthopedic.com