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John T. Pham, D.O.

Vice Chair & Assistant Professor of Family Medicine COMP-Northwest

College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific - Northwest

E-Mail: jtpham@westernu.edu

Phone: 541-259-0216| Fax: 541-259-0201
Join year: 2011


  • Chief Resident, Family Medicine, Eastmoreland Hospital, Portland, Oregon, 2002-2003
  • Residency, Family Medicine, Eastmoreland Hospital, Portland, Oregon, 2000-2003
  • Internship, Eastmoreland Hospital, Portland, Oregon, 2000-2001
  • D.O., Des Moines University Osteopathic Medical Center, Des Moines, Iowa, 2000
  • B.S., Biology/Chemistry, Cum Laude, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 1994
  • Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, 1992-1993
  • Portland Community College, Portland, Oregon, 1991


  • Donald W. Reynolds, Mini-Fellowship in Geriatric Education, UCLA, 2012
  • COSTIN Institute for Osteopathic Medical Educators, COSTIN Scholar, 2011-2012
  • American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, Board Certified, 2003
  • Board certified in Family Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment., 2011
  • National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners, Certificate of completion, 2001
  • Phlebotomy Certification, Alpha Therapeutics Corporation, Portland, Oregon, 1995

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, COMP-Northwest, 2011-Present
  • Clinical Faculty Proctor for OMM Practical Exams, Department of Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine/Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, 2011-Present
  • Physician Preceptor for Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University, DO Program, 2010-Present
  • Physician Preceptor for Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, DO Program, 2009-Present
  • Physician Preceptor for Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University, DO Program, 2008-Present
  • Clinical Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences, 2007-Present
  • Clinical Adjunct Professor in Clinical Medicine, Pacific NW University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine Program, 2010-Present
  • Clinical Adjunct Professor in Family Medicine, Des Moines University, DO and PA Program, 2006-Present 
  • Adjunct Clinical Instructor and Clinical Preceptor, Pacific University Physician Assistant Program, 2006-Present
  • Physician Preceptor, Oregon Health Sciences University Physician Assistant Program, 2005-Present
  • Clinical Adjunct Professor in Family Medicine, Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2003-Present
  • Osteopathic Pre-Med Advisor for Oregon and SW Washington college students, 2000-present
  • Eastmoreland Hospital Medical Education Executive Committee, 2002-2005
  • Family Physician/Preceptor, Samaritan Family Medicine Resident Clinic, 2001-Present
  • Phlebotomist, Alpha Therapeutics Corporation, 1994-1996

Work Site

  • Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital, Lebanon, OR
  • Samaritan Albany General Hospital, Albany, OR
  • Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, Corvallis, OR
  • Adventist Health Medical Group-Rose City, Locum Tenens/Family physician, 2001-2012
  • Rose City Family Medicine, P.C., Solo practice/Owner/Family physician, 2003-2011  
  • Willamette Family Medicine, L.L.C., Solo practice/Owner/Family physician, 2007-2012
  • Physician Moonlighter in Minor Injury Clinic (MIC), Kaiser Permanente Hospital, Portland, Oregon, 2001-2003 

Teaching Experience

Essentials of Clinical Medicine I & II Course Coordinator, 2011-2014

Essentials of Clinical Medicine VI Course Coordinator, 2011-2013

Lectures given nationally and locally:

  • "Understanding Cultural Diversity in the Asian Community for the HealthCare Provider" Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR, December 12, 2012
  • "Ladder to Your Dreams" SOMA Convention, San Diego, CA, October 6, 2012
  • How to Survive Your Medical School Rotations" SOMA Convention, San Francisco, CA  October 23, 2010
  • "Opening, Maintaining, and Expanding a Medical Pracrice", AOA 112th Annual Convention and Scientific Seminar, October 26, 2008
  • "The ABCs of Setting Up a Medical Practice and Management" 109th Ohio Osteopathic Convention, June 23, 2007
  • "The ABCs of Setting Up a Medical Practice and Management", AOA Convention, Las Vegas, NV, October 16, 2006
  • "Understanding Death and Dying in the Asian Community", AOA Convention, New Orleans, LA, October 15, 2003
  • "Understanding Health Care Diversity in the Asian Community" ACOFP/OPSO Convention, Portland, OR, , 2002
  • "Why an Osteopathic Residency and What to look for when Applying for Residency?", SOMA Convention, Las Vegas, NV 2002


  • Essentials of Clinical Medicine III & IV Course Co-Coordinator, 2014-Present
  • Interprofessional Education, Facilitator, COMP-Northwest Liaison, 2011-Present


  • Lifelong Learning Teaching Innovation Award, 2014
  • DO of the Year, Osteopathic Physicans and Surgeons of Oregon, 2010
  • AOA Mentor Hall of Fame, American Osteopathic Association, 2005, 2006, 2007 & 2008
  • Exceptional Community Leadership Award, Oregon Vietnamese Community Association, 2008
  • Finalist Nominee for "Mentor of the Year", American Osteopathic Association, 2005, 2006 & 2007
  • Rising Star Award, Northwest Osteopathic Medical Foundation, 2007
  • AOA Mentor of the Year, American Osteopathic Association, 2007 
  • Arthur O. Rott, DO, Best Resident Paper Award, 2003


  • Northwest Osteopathic Medical Foundation

                  President, 2014-Present

                  Board Member, 2012-Present

                  Member, 2000-Present

  •  Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of Oregon

                    Board Member Representative for NWOMF, 2012-Present

                    Medical Education Executive Committee, 2005-Present

                    Ex-Officio Board Member, 2000-2003

                    Member, 2000-Present

  • FamilyCare Incorporated, Insurance Company

                  Chair; Quality/Management Committee, 2007-2011

                  Associate Medical Director, 2007-2011

                  Physician Board Member on Quality/Management Committee, 2003-2011

                  Physician Board Member, 2003-2007

                  Physician Vice Chairman, Board of Trustees, 2006-2007

  • American College of Family Physicians, Member 1996-Present
  • American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, Member 1996-Present
  • American Academy of Family Physicians, Member 2000-Present
  • American Osteopathic Association, Member 1996-Present
  • Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, 2011-Present
  • National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME), National Setting Panelist for COMLEX-USA Level 2 Performance Evaluation, April 12-14, 2013
  • Faculty for Autism Collaboration and Education (FACE), Faculty Member 2012-Present
  • Osteopathic Independent Physicians Association, Inc. (OPIA), 2003-2007
  • AOA Strategic Plan 2011-2013 Retreat, Strategic Plan Partner, Chicago, IL, August 2010



  • Student Performance Committee Ad Hoc Member, 2014
  • University Awards Committee Member, 2013-2015
  • COMP Awards Committee Member, 2012-2015
  • United HealthCare Services, External Medical Advisory Committee Member, 2012-Present
  • Chair of Admissions Committee, COMP-Northwest. 2011-2017
  • Family Medicine Chair Search Committee Member, Appointed by Dean of COMP, August 2012
  • Chair of Admissions Committee, COMP-Northwest, 2011-2017
  • DMU Alumni in Admissions Committee, Northwest Region, 2003-Present
  • American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, Oregon Chapter Treasurer, 2002-2005
  • Oregon Vietnamese Community Association Vice President, 2004-2008
  • AOA House of Delegates, Oregon Delegate, 2002
  • Eastmoreland Hospital Medical Education Executive Committee, 2002-2005

Community Organizations

  • Medical Anatomical Sciences Clinical Tutorials, COMP-Northwest Anatomy Lab, 2012-Present
  • Lebanon Health Career Ladder, Advisory Board Member Physician Liaison, 2012-Present SOMA (Student Osteopathic Medical Association) Club Advisor, Western University of Health Sciences, 2011-Present
  • Global Health Club advisor, Western University of Health Sciences, 2011-Present
  • Lebanon Strawberrians, Lebanon's Ambassador of Goodwill, Member, 2011-Present
  • Medical Society of Metropolitan Portland, Board of Trustees, 2003-2006


"Health Status Comparison of Lebanon, Oregon and Lobitos, Peru: A Pilot Study Using a Novel Investigative Study Tool." The AAO Journal 24.2 (2014): 31-39. Print