Dr. Gerrity received her BS and MD from Northwestern University. After completing internship (Medical Center Hospital of Vermont) and residency (Oregon Health & Sciences University) training, she did the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she completed an MPH in epidemiology and PhD in education. She returned to OHSU to work on curriculum development for the School of Medicine and do education, measurement, and health services research. She developed the Physicians Reactions to Uncertainty scales, and her research informed collaborative care models for patients with depression and chronic pain seen in primary care. She served as Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of General Internal Medicine, Treasurer of SGIM, and chair of the Philanthropy Committee. She has two adult sons, and in her spare time, she enjoys hiking, theater, and spending time with family and friends.

Job Title

Chief, Section of General Medicine VA Portland Health Care System; Professor of Medicine at Oregon Health Sciences University


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