Family Medicine jobs in Portland most often have as a requirement Family Medicine board certification (or eligibility) and an up-to-date Oregon license to practice medicine. Completing a Family Medicine residency or fellowship in Oregon is often helpful because it suggests the physician is cognizant of OR Medicaid policies.
Family Medicine salaries for the west region of the U.S., including Portland, OR, run around $208,996. On the other hand the national average Family Medicine salary is $197,655, meaning Family Medicine jobs in Portland pay approximately 105.7% of the national mean.
Because of unusual insurance and statutes of Oregon, care should be taken to address concerns like malpractice tail insurance.
More generally, the effect of the healthcare reform bill on income for Family Medicine practices is not yet obvious.