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John T. Pham, D.O.

John T. Pham, D.O.

Vice Dean, COMP-Northwest, Associate Professor of Family Medicine

College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific - Northwest

jtpham@westernu.edu

Phone: 541-259-0216 | Fax: 541-259-0680

Join year: 2011

  • Education
    • 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
  • Certification
    • AACOM Senior Leadership Development Program Fellow, 2019-2020
    • Donald W. Reynolds, Mini-Fellowship in Geriatric Education, UCLA, 2012
    • COSTIN Institute for Osteopathic Medical Educators, COSTIN Scholar, 2011-2012
    • Board certified in Family Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment., Recertified May, 2019
    • American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, Board Certified,2003, #11674
    • National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners, Certificate of completion,2001, #37787
    • Phlebotomy Certification, Alpha Therapeutics Corporation, Portland, Oregon, 1995
  • License
    • Oregon State Board of Medical Examiners State License, 2001
  • Professional Experience
    Residency
    • Chief Resident, Family Practice Residency, Eastmoreland Hospital, Portland, Oregon, 2002-2003
    • Family Practice Residency, Eastmoreland Hospital, Portland, Oregon, 2000-2003
    • Internship, Eastmoreland Hospital, Portland, Oregon, 2000-2001

    Clinical Experience

    • Family Physician/Preceptor/Medical Director, WesternU Health Oliver Station, Portland, Oregon, 11/2018-Present
    • Medical Service Manager/Medical Director, WesternU Health Oliver Station, Portland, Oregon, 11/2018-Present
    • Family Physician/Preceptor, Samaritan Family Medicine Resident Clinic, 2011-2017
    • Family Physician, The Edward C. Allworth Veteran’s Home, 2015-Present
    • Willamette Family Medicine, L.L.C., Solo Practice/Owner/Family Physician, 2007-2012
    • Rose City Family Medicine, P.C., Solo Practice/Owner/Family Physician, 2003-2011
    • Adventist Health Medical Group - Rose City, Locums Tenens/Family Physician, 2011-2012
    • Physician in Minor Injury Clinic, Kaiser Permanente Hospital, Portland, Oregon, 2001-2003
    • Phlebotomist/Lab Tech/Clerk at Alpha Therapeutics Corporation, 1994-1996
  • Work Site

    Current Hospital Affiliations

    • Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital, Lebanon, OR
    • Samaritan Albany General Hospital, Albany, OR
    • Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, Corvallis, OR

    Former Hospital Affiliations

    • Eastmoreland General Hospital
    • Portland Adventist Medical Center
    • Providence Portland Medical Center
    • Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center
  • Teaching Experience

    ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

    Western University of Health Sciences

    • Vice Dean of Western University of Health Sciences COMP-Northwest, 2018-Present
    • Assistant Dean of Western University of Health Sciences COMP-Northwest, 2016-2018
    • WesternU Coronavirus Task Force, Appointed by the President of Western University of Health Sciences, 3/2020-Present
    • Vice Chair, Department of Family Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences, COMP-Northwest, 2014-2018
    • Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences, 2016-Present
    • Dean¿s Executive Leadership Team, Appointed by the Dean of Western University of Health Sciences, August 2015-Present
    • University Faculty Development Committee, 2018-Present
    • Student Performance Committee Ad Hoc Member, Appointed by the Dean of Western University of Health Sciences, April 2014
    • University Wide Mentorship Task Force, 2015
    • University Awards Committee, Member, 2012-2013, 2013-2015
    • COMP Awards Committee, Member, 2012-2016
    • Family Medicine Chair Search Committee Member, Appointed by the Dean of Western University of Health Sciences, August 2012
    • Chair of Admissions, COMP-Northwest, 2012-2017
    • Admissions Committee, COMP-Northwest, 2011-2017
    • Assistant Professor; Department of Family Medicine, COMP-Northwest, 2011-2015
    • Inter-Professional Education, Facilitator 2011-Present, COMP-Northwest Liaison, 2011-2014
    • Clinical Faculty Proctor for OMM Practical Exams, Department of Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine/Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, 2011-2017
    • Clinical Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences, 2007-2011
    • Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association Advisor, Western University of Health Sciences, COMP-Northwest, 2017-Present
    • Ultrasound Club Advisor, Western University of Health Sciences, COMP-Northwest, 2015-2019
    • SOMA (Student Osteopathic Medical Association) Club Advisor, Western University of Health Sciences, COMP-Northwest, 2011-Present
    • Global Health Club advisor, Western University of Health Sciences, COMP-Northwest, 2011-Present
    • Pre-OSCE Facilitator for Didactic Weeks, 2011-Present

    Other Appointments

    • Osteopathic Pre-Med Advisor for Oregon and SW Washington College Students, 2000-Present
    • Physician Preceptor for Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University, D.O. Program, 2010-2011
    • Clinical Adjunct Professor in Clinical Medicine, Pacific NW University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine Program, 2010-2011
    • Physician Preceptor for Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, D.O. Program, 2009-2011
    • Physician Preceptor for Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University, D.O. Program, 2008-2011
    • Adjunct Clinical Instructor and Clinical Preceptor for Pacific University Physician Assistant Program, 2006-2011
    • Clinical Adjunct Professor in Family Medicine, Des Moines University, D.O. and PA Program, 2006-2011
    • Physician Preceptor for OHSU Physician Assistant Program, 2005-2011
    • Clinical Adjunct Professor in Family Medicine, Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2003-2011
    • DMU Alumni in Admissions Committee, Northwest Region, 2003-2011
  • Courses

    Course Coordinator:

    • Essentials of Clinical Medicine III and IV, 2014-2018
    • Essentials of Clinical Medicine I and II, 2012-2014
    • Essentials of Clinical Medicine VI, 2011-2013
    • Essentials of Clinical Medicine I, II, III, IV, V, VI at COMP-Northwest, 2011-2018

    National Lectures

    • “Precepting for Social Awareness”, ACOFP Pearls of Precepting. Osteopathic Medical Conference & Exposition (OMED), Anaheim, CA, September 20, 2016
    • “Second Year Medical Students as Teaching Assistants: Innovative Peer Teaching Model and Outcomes in Preclinical Medical Education”, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM), Conference on Medical Student Education, Phoenix, AZ, January 28-31, 2016
    • “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 Practice” AOA 112th Annual Convention and Scientific Seminar, October 26, 2008
    • “The ABC’s of Setting Up a Medical Practice and Management” 109th Ohio Osteopathic Convention, June 23, 2007
    • “The ABC’s 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, Oregon 2002
    • “Why an Osteopathic Residency and What to look for when Applying for Residency?” SOMA Convention, Las Vegas, NV 2002
  • Awards
    • Western University of Health Sciences: Distinguished Faculty Award for Leadership and Service, 2016
    • Lifelong Learning Teaching Innovation Award, 2014 & 2015
    • DO of the Year, Osteopathic Physicians 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 Nomineefor "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
  • Organizations

    National

    • ACOFP House of Delegate, Voting Member representing Oregon, March 2021
    • AOA Bureau of Osteopathic Education, Voting Member, 2014-2017, Reappointed second year term 8/2015
    • AOA Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) Evaluators Register: For Clinical Education, September 1, 2015-Present
    • National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME), SOAP Note Rater COMLEX-USA Level 2 Performance Evaluation, Appointed March 2016-Present
    • National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME), Preventative Medicine and Health Promotions National Faculty Item Reviewer, March 8-9, 2018
    • National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME), National Setting Panelist for COMLEX-USA Level 2 Performance Evaluation for Humanistic Domain, October 2-3, 2015
    • National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME), National Setting Panelist for COMLEX-USA Level 2 Performance Evaluation, April 12-14, 2013
    • United HealthCare Services, External Medical Advisory Committee Member, 2012-Present
    • Faculty for Autism Collaboration and Education (FACE) ¿ Faculty Member, 2012-Present
    • Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, 2011-Present
    • AOA Strategic Plan 2011-2013 Retreat, Strategic Plan Partner, Chicago, IL, August 2010
    • Osteopathic Independent Physicians Association, Inc. (OIPA), 2003-2007
    • American Academy of Family Physicians, member #8082191, 2000-Present
    • American Osteopathic Association, Member #74760, 1996-Present
    • American College of Family Physicians, Member 1996-Present
    • American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, Member, 1996-Present

    Regional

    • Northwest Osteopathic Medical Foundation:
    • Past President, 2016-2017
    • President, 2014-2016
    • Board Member, 2012-2018 Member, 2000-Present
    • Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of Oregon
    • Membership Committee, 2014-Present
    • Board Member Representative for NWOMF, 2012-2017
    • 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
    • Oregon Vietnamese Community Association Vice President, 2004-2008
    • American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, Oregon Chapter Treasurer, 2002-2005
    • AOA House of Delegates, Oregon Delegate, 2002

    Local

    • Lebanon Health Career Ladder, Advisory Board Member ¿ Physician Liaison, 2012-Present
    • Lebanon Strawberrians, Lebanon¿s Ambassador of Goodwill, Member, 2011-Present
    • Medical Society of Metropolitan Portland, Board of Trustees, 2003-2006
  • Committees

    • Dean's Executive Leadership Team, 2015-2016
    • COMP Awards Committee Member, 2012-2017
    • Chair of Admissions Committee, COMP-Northwest. 2011-2017
    • Student Performance Committee Ad Hoc Member, 2014
    • University Awards Committee Member, 2013-2015
    • United HealthCare Services, External Medical Advisory Committee Member, 2012-Present
    • Family Medicine Chair Search Committee Member, Appointed by Dean of COMP, August 2012
    • 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
    • Pop Warner Sports Physicals, Lebanon, OR 2014-Present
    • Lebanon Police Department Physician Advisor, Lebanon, OR 2015-Present
    • Medical Anatomical Sciences Clinical Tutorials, COMP-Northwest Anatomy Lab, 2012-Present
    • Annual Health Fair, Asian Health and Service Center, Portland, OR 2011-Present
    • Health Screenings at Lebanon Soup Kitchen, 2012-Present
    • Lebanon High School Sports Physicals, Lebanon, OR 2012-Present
    • East Linn Community Free Clinic, Lebanon, OR 2011-Present
  • Publications
    • "Approach to Joint Pain in the Elderly for Osteopathic Providers". Osteopathic Family Physicians. Volume 12, No. 3, (May/June 2020): 24-28. Print
    • "Hemiplegic Syndrome After Chopstick Penetration Injury in the Lateral Soft Palate of a Young Child: Case Report". The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. Vol 118, No. 8 (August 2018): 555-559. Print
    • "Second Year Medical Students as Teaching Assistants: Innovative Peer Teaching Model and Outcomes in Preclinical Medical Education" Submitted to JAOA for consideration (2018)
    • "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