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LUNCH & LEARN - Direct Primary Healthcare: A local, affordable and comprehensive alternative.

Please join us for this interesting informational presentation about alternative and affordable health care for you and your family.

Dr. Oren Gersten of Portland Direct Primary Care will be on hand to provide information on interesting alternatives to conventional health care. There is a growing movement towards affordable, comprehensive and thoughtful health care, based on an open and communicative direct relationship with your provider, based on a pay as you go format that covers most typical health care needs at one affordable monthly price.

Here is a summary of the agenda:

1. What is Direct Primary Care? 15 mins with Q+A

2. Why is health care so expensive and how can we make it cheaper? 15 minutes

3. Direct Care for Small Business and the Self Employed 15 minutes

4. Direct Primary Care and the disruptor business mentality-a summary.


Dr. Oren Gersten is a board certified family doctor who brings his passion for caring for people and building community to Portland Direct Primary Care. Raised in the Rocky Mountains of Montana and Wyoming, he developed a love for the outdoors, which eventually led him to Portland, Maine. He completed Medical School at the University of Washington, which is consistently ranked as the top medical school for training primary care doctors. He chose Maine Medical Center in Portland for residency due to its excellent reputation for training well rounded family doctors who are ready to take on any challenge. During residency he also completed an extra 200-hour integrative medicine curriculum, which trains physicians to look at the whole person and acknowledges the incredible healing power of complementary approaches to health in addition to traditional western medical approaches. He founded Portland Direct Primary Care with the mission of creating an environment where excellent communication between the patient and their doctor leads to understanding of personal health and empowerment to change lives for the better.

This seminar is informational only. No commitment is required and no solicitation will be made. Our intent is to provide a forum of awareness to sensible alternatives for freelancers and independent contractors like most of our members.

Earlier Event: December 13
Later Event: February 21