Pacific Chapter

Next Meeting Date: November 20-22, 2020
Location: Legacy Emanuel, Lorenzen Auditorium, 2801 N Gantenbein Ave., Portland, OR 97227

The following information is for UHMS meeting and course registrants and attendees

The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS) is providing the following information about the status of UHMS live course programming as it relates to COVID-19. The UHMS is assessing potential risks to attendees of UHMS live programming on a real-time basis based on community outbreak levels and the CDC recommendations for community events, including meetings at

The UHMS position on the continuation, delay or cancelation of meetings and courses, will be commensurate with the published CDC level of community outbreak.

John S. Peters
Executive Director

  • About

    The continuing medical education mission of the Pacific Chapter of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society is to develop and promote programs that improve the scientific knowledge of physicians and other allied health professionals, in the Pacific Coast and Western regions of the United States and Canada, in matters related to undersea and hyperbaric environments and appropriate applications of hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

  • Chapter Officers

    Anthony Medak, MD

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    Brenda Freymiller, RN, BSN,
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    Past President:
     Davut Savaser, MD

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    Member at Large:
     Maria-Teresa David, MD


    Ad-hoc Member
    Gus Gustavson, RN


  • Hotel/Location Information

    Legacy Emanuel, Lorenzen Auditorium, 2801 N Gantenbein Ave., Portland OR 97227


    pdxpd exterior 0016 hor clscResidence Inn Portland Downtown/Pearl District 
    1150 NW 9th Avenue 
    Portland, OR 97209
    Direct: (503) 220-1339

    Room Rate: $139*
    *Group rate available three (3) days pre and post based on hotel occupancy and rate availability

    Register online at the following link:
    Or call: Marriott Reservations at (800) 331-3131 or (503) 220-1339 on or before Friday, October 30, 2020.  Please identify yourself as part of the Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society group staying at the Residence Inn Portland Downtown/Pearl District, located at 1150 NW 9th Avenue, Portland OR 97209. 


    Portland, Oregon's largest city, sits on the Columbia and Willamette rivers, in the shadow of snow-capped Mount Hood.  It's know for its parks, bridges and bicycle paths, as well as for its eco-friendliness and its microbreweries and coffeehouses.  Iconic Washington Park encompasses sites from the formal Japanese Garden to Orego Zoo and its railway. The city hosts thriving art, theater and music scenes. 

    Things to do in Portland:

    • You will be responsible for getting to the meeting location from your hotel and vice versa.  

    • Airport: Portland International Airport (PDX):

    • Taxicabs: The average taxi fare from the airport to downtown is approximately $35 before gratuity. Radio Cab offers a discount with coupons available on their website. The one-way trip takes 20-40 minutes. You can find taxis waiting in the center section of the airport terminal’s lower roadway outside the baggage claim; to get back to the airport from the city center, you can order a cab through the city’s main operators or from a hotel with a dedicated taxi stand.

    • Shuttles: When you leave the airport, you will find the shuttles at the bottom entrance of the terminal (outside the baggage claim area) on the other side of the second strip (“Island 2”) near the parking garage. Many airport hotels offer free services.

    • Max Light Rail: At the heart of Portland’s world-class public transportation system is MAX light rail, with 97 stations and 60 miles of track connecting the city, airport and region.

    • UBER is available



  • Meeting Registration

    2020 Pacific Chapter Annual Meeting



    CHAPTER CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY: $50 administrative fee will be held on all cancellations three (3) months prior to start of meeting date. 50% of fees will be held on all cancellations one (1) month to two weeks prior to start of meeting date. NO REFUNDS two weeks prior to or after the meeting date.

    • Member: PHYSICIAN or EQUIVALENT -    
      •  Daily Rates: Fri: $ 75 / Sat: $137.50 / Sun: $143.75
      • Daily Rates: Fri: $60 / Sat: $110 / Sun: $115
      • Daily Rates: Fri: $90 / Sat: $165 / Sun: $172.50
      • Daily Rates: Fri: $75 / Sat: $137.50 / Sun: $143.75
    • RECEPTION: Friday, November 20: 6 pm - 7 pm (Location TBA)
      • Attendee: Welcome Reception - $0
      • Accompanying Person: Welcome Reception - $45

    Event Properties

    Event Start Date 11-20-2020
    Event End Date 11-22-2020
    Registration Start Date 01-23-2020
    Cut off date 11-30-2020
    Location Legacy Emanuel, Lorenzen Auditorium
    Categories UHMS Directly Provided Meeting
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  • Schedule

    SCHEDULE: subject to change 



    Accreditation Statement:  The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Designation Statements: 

    Physician CME: The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of TBD AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Nursing/RRT CEU is approved by the Florida Board of Registered Nursing Provider #50-10881. Northeast Chapter Credit hours TBD.
    Licenses Types Approved: Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner; Clinical Nurse Specialist; Licensed Practical Nurse; Registered Nurse; Certified Nursing Assistant; Respiratory Care Practitioner Critical Care; Respiratory Care Practitioner Non-Critical Care; Registered Respiratory Therapist; Certified Respiratory Therapist

    CHT/CHRN CEU: This live activity is approved for TBD Category A credit hours by National Board of Diving and Hyperbaric Medical Technology, 9 Medical Park, Suite 330, Columbia, South Carolina 29203.

    Full Disclosure Statement: All faculty members and planners participating in continuing medical education activities sponsored by Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society are expected to disclose to the participants any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. Full disclosure of faculty and planner relevant financial relationships will be made at the activity. 

    Disclaimer: The information provided at this CME activity is for Continuing Medical Education purposes only.  The lecture content, statements or opinions expressed however, do not necessarily represent those of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society.

  • Sponsor List



  • Sponsors/Exhibitors

    Pacific Chapter Sponsor-Exhibitor 2020


    The UHMS Pacific Chapter Annual Meeting offers an excellent opportunity for your organization to promote its products and services to a very specific target audience and to reinforce your corporate image within the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society members.

    The Conference Program will feature a number of outstanding local speakers, concurrent sessions.  The Conference attracts researchers and practitioners from all around the world and provides a wonderful opportunity to meet and extend contacts.

    As one of our “Event Sponsors" you will not only be an integral part of the meeting's social events, but will also gain significant promotion.  These events provide an excellent opportunity for networking in a relaxed setting.  These sponsorships offer an industry stakeholder excellent value exposure to an audience of industry professionals. 

    • Sponsorship acknowledgment on website and any printed material
    • Signage displayed during the Event
    • An opportunity to display promotional material (supplied by Sponsor) at the Event

    ** ALL artwork must be supplied by the sponsor and emailed to * 

    Sponsor Organization:

    • Platinum: $5,000
    • Gold: $3,500 
    • Bronze: $1,500
    • Reception Sponsor: $3,000
    • Break Sponsor: $1,000

    Exhibit Table: $500.00

    - 6 ft. draped table/2 chairs
    - 1 representative
    - product or informational flyer in satchel

    Satchel Insert: $ 150.00

    - If you cannot exhibit and would like for your informational flyer to be included in satchel. Inserts must be shipped to UHMS 1 month prior to the meeting.


    Event Properties

    Event Start Date 11-20-2020
    Event End Date 11-22-2020
    Registration Start Date 01-24-2020
    Cut off date 11-30-2020
    Location Legacy Emanuel, Lorenzen Auditorium
    Categories Exhibition
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