For Healthcare Professionals

We know how important physician-to-physician relationships are to cardiac care. As Oregon's only fully comprehensive heart care program, we partner with providers around the region to care for patients with heart and vascular conditions.

For Healthcare Professionals

Continuing education 

The OHSU Knight Cardiovascular Institute offers many Continuing Medical Education (CME) opportunities to the provider community. From our annual Salishan conference for primary care providers, to our full-day accredited conference for first responders, to international meetings, OHSU is committed to working with our community partners in the fight against cardiovascular disease.

Learn more about CME opportunities

Helpful resources

OHSU regularly publishes convenient fact sheets on a variety of cardiovascular subjects to help you manage patients in your practice as well as keep up with the latest advances and technologies available at OHSU. You can also download a copy of our most recent referral guide.

Choose from our list of practitioner resources

Consultation and referral

With just one call, you can refer or consult with an OHSU specialist 24 hours a day.

800 245-6478 toll-free
503 494-4567

Learn more about consult and referral

Recent advances in medicine


New specialty lowers and possibly prevents heart risks from cancer treatment
Maros Ferencik, M.D., Ph.D.

By 2022, the United States will have 20 million cancer survivors. However, some chemotherapy and other cancer treatments are known to be cardiotoxic, and the leading morbidity for cancer survivors is cardiovascular disease.