Co-Chairs & Panel Members

Mark Deffebach, M.D.

Portland VA Medical Center

Associate Professor, Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine

Mark E. Deffebach, MD is a practicing Pulmonary Disease Specialist in Portland, OR. Dr. Deffebach graduated from Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine in 1981 and has been in practice for 36 years

VA Portland Health Care System

VA Portland Health Care System; Level 1A VA facility in the Pacific Northwest.

Program Structure

Centralized: SDM and orders performed by dedicated LCS program personnel

Program Governance Structure


Type of Tracking System

EMR-based registry

Unique Population Served by Program

Minority representation