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Derrick J. Sorweide, DO FACOFP

Derrick J. Sorweide, DO FACOFP

Assistant Dean, Clinical Education/Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific - Northwest

Phone: 541-259-0225

Join year: 2012

  • Education

    1990, Bachelors in General Studies, Northern Arizona University

    1996, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine- Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine

    1997-1999, Family Practice Residency, University of North Texas Health Sciences Center and Dallas Southwest Medical Center

  • Professional Experience

    1999-2011- owner/ physician, Sorweide Family Medicine in Grants Pass, OR

    1999- Founding partner, Grants Pass Medical Imaging, Grants Pass Medical Center, Mid-Rogue IPA

    2011-2019- Hospitalist, Providence Medford Medical Center, OHSU Health Hillsborough Medical Center

    2016-2021- Emergency Medical Provider, 396th Combat Support Hospital- deployments to Kuwait, Iraq, Honduras

    2019- Present- Director/ Assistant Dean of Clinical education

    2021-present- Medical Readiness and Training Command Surgeon, United States Army Reserve

  • Teaching Experience

    2011-2019- Director/ Co-director- Essentials of Clinical Medicine I, II, III, IV, V

    2013-2019- Director/ Discipline Lead- Cardiovascular

  • Awards

    2013- Recognized as a Guardian of the Profession by the American Osteopathic Association

    2015- Clinical Professor of the Year, Oregon Campus

    2017- Oregon DO of the Year

  • Organizations

    2005- 2017- Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of Oregon Board, President 2016-2017

    2015-2019- Oregon Health Evidence Review Commission

    2021-present- Board of Governors, American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians

  • Narrative

    Dr. Sorweide is a graduate of the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine and did a Family Medicine residency at Dallas Southwest Medical Center. He began private practice in Grants Pass, Oregon in 1999. Dr. Sorweide is recognized as a Founder of COMP-NW and came to work there full time in 2012. He has been the director of Essentials of Clinical Medicine I,II,III,IV, and V. He was the director of cardiovascular medicine and the cardiovascular discipline lead from 2012 to 2018. He served on the Board of the Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of Oregon for 15 years, eventually serving as President. He was named DO of the Year for Oregon in 2017. The Governor of Oregon appointed him to the Health Evidence Review Commission, with oversight on the Oregon Health Plan. Currently he serves as the Assistant Dean of Clinical Education for COMP-NW. He also serves as the advisor to the OPSO Club, the Wilderness Medicine Club, and the Military Medicine Student Association. On top of this he is the Command Surgeon for Medical Training and Readiness for the Army Reserve Medical Command and also serves on the Board of Governors for the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians.