The OAFP Foundation


Now in its 18th year, the OAFP Foundation, which is the philanthropic arm of the Academy, supports five key programs  – the Laurel G. Case Award for Rural Experiences, the Mary Gonzales Lundy Award, the Tar Wars anti-tobacco education program, the Medical Ethics Lecture Fund, and the Locum Tenens Fund. 

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Laurel G. Case Award for Rural Experiences


Laurel G. Case Recipients










Provides a one-time award to spend one or two weeks living and working with a rural family physician, in honor of the founding father of Oregon family medicine, Dr. Laurel G. Case. Open to OHSU students who have completed their first year of medical school and have shown an interest and understanding of family medicine.


2013 Laurel G. Case Award Winners:

Erica Hadley Elena Phoutrides
Whitney Humphrey Christopher Rackoff
Beth Krautscheid Heidi Schroeder
Kyle Muir Kayli Senz
Mari Nomura Elizabeth Suh
Max Perelman



Mary Gonzales Lundy Award

In honor of Mary Gonzales Lundy upon her retirement after 21 years as executive director of the OAFP, this award provides a scholarship to a fourth year OHSU medical student who is committed to family medicine as his/her specialty of choice and who matches in a family medicine residency.

2013 Lundy Award Recipient: Sarah Williams

Lundy (3)












Medical Ethics Lectureship Fund

This fund provides for a lecturer to speak at the Annual Spring CME Weekend Conference as well as other local and regional lecture opportunities.

Tar Wars Anti-Tobacco Education Program

The OAFP Foundation sends family physicians and OHSU medical students to fourth and fifth grade classrooms throughout the state to teach them about the harmful effects of tobacco use.

The OAFP Foundation supports the program by providing the educational materials free of charge to the presenters and classrooms as well as sponsoring a yearly poster contest complete with prizes.

2013 Tar Wars Poster Contest Winners:

1st Place: Sierra Bailey, Seaside Heights Elementary, Seaside

Presenter:  Dominique Greco, MD


Tar Wars 2013 first place poster








Runners Up:

Olivia Potter, Jefferson Elementary, Corvallis

Presenter:  Troy Garrett, MD







McKenzie Eaton, Wilson Elementary, Corvallis

Presenter:  Daniel Barrett, MD


Tar Wars 2013 third place photo











Email us to bring Tar Wars to your school, or to help provide underwriting for this valuable program.