Is Portland right for You?
Portland offers physicians the possibility of working in a variety of service areas including acute pain, critical care, N-ICU, trauma, obstetrics, and cardiac care; as well as in various settings including hospitals and surgical centers across the Portland Metro area. OAG has been based in Portland since its founding in 1989.The Metro area boasts a moderate climate, varied cultural, recreational and community activities, and a welcoming population.
Portland offers an appealing quality of life for families and singles. We have many charming neighborhoods, outdoor recreation, boutique and major chain store shopping, a variety of farmer’s markets, closeby wine industry, multiple micro-breweries, performing arts, and professional sports (Soccer:Timbers and Thorns; NBA: Trail Blazers; Western Hockey League: Winterhawks). If you are a foodie, your choices abound. Want the out of doors? Then windsurf the Columbia River, ski, snowboard, snowshoe or climb Mt. Hood and the surrounding Columbia River area – it’s just — east of Portland. Travel west and be at the beach in just over an hour. Prefer to hike? Head east to the Columbia River Gorge and enjoy some of the most breathtaking views in the world.
Roughly 60% of all Oregon residents reside the Portland Metro area. Portland has over 600,000 residents and the Metro area tops 2.3 million – and continues to grow! The healthcare segment of the Portland economy is led by Providence, Legacy, Adventist, and OHSU. Technology is a major economic component of the area with companies like Intel, Xerox, InFocus, Planar Pixelworks, Mentor Graphics, Epson and HP plus many, many others. Athletic and footwear companies dot the area including Nike, Adidas, Keen, Columbia Sportswear and Dr. Martens leading the way. Portland is also home to 2 of the country’s Fortune 500 companies. The Portland area also has a dozen higher learning institutions.
Find your uniqueness in Portland.
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