The Foundation for Medical Excellence

Address
11740 SW 68th Parkway
Portland, OR 97223
Contact
Website: http://www.tfme.org
Phone: +1 (503) 222-1960
Nonprofit
NTEE: E02 - Management and Technical Assistance
EIN: 93-0632522

Mission

TO PROMOTE EXCELLENCE IN MEDICINE, TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF HEALTHCARE AND TO ADVANCE SOUND HEALTH POLICY IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST THROUGH EDUCATION PROGRAMS, COLLABORATIVE INITIATIVES AND RESEARCH.
 20162015201420132012
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1984
Metropolitan statistical area6442
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$100,331.00$71,665.00$178,767.00$257,036.00$256,850.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$100,331.00$71,665.00$171,505.00$257,036.00$257,000.00
Number of employees22333
Number of people compensated >$100k10111
Number of highly compensated contractors0000 
Personnel
Dha, Larry
Title DirectorDirector  
Name of key/compensated person LARRY MULLINS DHALARRY MULLINS DHA  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00  
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.000.00  
Ewing, Thomas
Title  Director  
Name of key/compensated person  THOMAS EWING MD  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True  
Average hours per week working for org  1.00  
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs  0.00  
Goldfarb, Timothy
TitlePresidentPresident   
Name of key/compensated personTIMOTHY GOLDFARBTIMOTHY GOLDFARB   
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.00   
Reportable compensation from org$100,331.00$71,665.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.00   
Gruber, Norman
Title   DirectorDirector
Name of key/compensated person   NORMAN GRUBERNORMAN GRUBER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs   0.000.00
Johnson, William
TitleDirectorDirectorDirector  
Name of key/compensated personWILLIAM JOHNSON MDWILLIAM JOHNSON MDWILLIAM JOHNSON MD  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.00  
Jones, Stephen
Title ChairmanChairmanVice ChairVice Chair
Name of key/compensated person STEPHEN R JONES MDSTEPHEN R JONES MDSTEPHEN R JONES MDSTEPHEN R JONES MD
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$7,262.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.000.000.000.00
Keating, Robert
TitleVICE-CHAIRMANVICE-CHAIRMANVICE-CHAIRMANDirectorDirector
Name of key/compensated personROBERT M KEATING JDROBERT M KEATING JDROBERT M KEATING JDROBERT M KEATING JDROBERT M KEATING JD
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.000.000.00
Keenan, Edward
Title  PresidentPresidentPresident
Name of key/compensated person  EDWARD KEENAN PHDEDWARD KEENANEDWARD KEENAN
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org  40.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org  $171,505.00$257,036.00$257,000.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $7,262.00$10,890.00$10,890.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs  0.000.000.00
Kilo, Charles
TitleChairmanDirectorDirectorDirectorDirector
Name of key/compensated personCHARLES KILO MDCHARLES KILO MDCHARLES KILO MDCHARLES KILO MDCHARLES KILO MD
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.000.000.00
Low, Lewis
TitleDirectorDirectorDirector  
Name of key/compensated personLEWIS LOW MDLEWIS LOW MDLEWIS LOW MD  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.00  
McDonald, Walter
TitleSECRETARY-TREASSECRETARY-TREASSECRETARY-TREASSecretary/TreasSecretary/Treas
Name of key/compensated personWALTER MCDONALD MDWALTER MCDONALD MDWALTER MCDONALD MDWALTER MCDONALD MDWALTER MCDONALD MD
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.000.000.00
Mullins, Larry
Title   DirectorDirector
Name of key/compensated person   LARRY MULLINSLARRY MULLINS
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs   0.000.00
Provencher, Ken
Title   DirectorDirector
Name of key/compensated person   KEN PROVENCHERKEN PROVENCHER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs   0.000.00
Wright, Craig
Title   ChairmanChairman
Name of key/compensated person   CRAIG WRIGHT MDCRAIG WRIGHT MD
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs   0.000.00
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTO PROMOTE EXCELLENCE IN MEDICINE, TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF HEALTHCARE AND TO ADVANCE SOUND HEALTH POLICY IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST THROUGH EDUCATION PROGRAMS, COLLABORATIVE INITIATIVES AND RESEARCH.TO PROMOTE EXCELLENCE IN MEDICINE, TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF HEALTHCARE AND TO ADVANCE SOUND HEALTH POLICY IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST THROUGH EDUCATION PROGRAMS, COLLABORATIVE INITIATIVES AND RESEARCH.TO PROMOTE EXCELLENCE IN MEDICINE, TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF HEALTHCARE AND TO ADVANCE SOUND HEALTH POLICY IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST THROUGH EDUCATION PROGRAMS, COLLABORATIVE INITIATIVES AND RESEARCH.TO PROMOTE EXCELLENCE IN MEDICINE, TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF HEALTHCARE AND TO ADVANCE SOUND HEALTH POLICY IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST THROUGH EDUCATION PROGRAMS, COLLABORATIVE INITIATIVES AND RESEARCH.TO PROMOTE EXCELLENCE IN MEDICINE, TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF HEALTHCARE AND TO ADVANCE SOUND HEALTH POLICY IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST THROUGH EDUCATION PROGRAMS, COLLABORATIVE INITIATIVES AND RESEARCH.
Program service expenses, total$269,193.00$348,565.00$542,071.00$589,143.00$468,317.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
MEDICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS AND LECTURES TO ADDRESS COMMUNICATION SKILLS, MEDICAL DECISION-MAKING, PHYSICIAN WELL-BEING, MEDICAL PROFESSIONALISM, LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT, HEALTH POLICY AND FINANCING AND EMERGING PRIORITIES FOR MEDICAL EDUCATION AND THE PREPARATION OF PHYSICIANS. PHYSICIAN WORK FORCE PRIORITIES ARE ALSO ADDRESSED BY A SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM LINKED TO THE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF MEDICAL STUDENTS AND RESIDENTS TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE REGION (APPROXIMATELY 1,000 PARTICIPANTS).TASK FORCE, CONSULTATION, STUDENT WELL BEING: PROMOTION OF QUALITY HEALTH CARE, EDUCATION, RESEARCH AND COLLABORATIVE EFFORTS.
Program expenses$268,904.00$323,565.00$127,930.00$150,871.00$118,041.00
Program revenue$317,628.00$228,021.00   
Program descriptionMEDICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS AND LECTURES TO ADDRESS COMMUNICATION SKILLS, MEDICAL DECISION-MAKING, PHYSICIAN WELL-BEING, MEDICAL PROFESSIONALISM, LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT, HEALTH POLICY AND FINANCING AND EMERGING PRIORITIES FOR MEDICAL EDUCATION AND THE PREPARATION OF PHYSICIANS. PHYSICIAN WORK FORCE PRIORITIES ARE ALSO ADDRESSED BY A SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM LINKED TO THE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF MEDICAL STUDENTS AND RESIDENTS TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE REGION (APPROXIMATELY 1,000 PARTICIPANTS).TASK FORCE, CONSULTATION, STUDENT WELL BEING: PROMOTION OF QUALITY HEALTH CARE, EDUCATION, RESEARCH AND COLLABORATIVE EFFORTS.MEDICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS AND LECTURES TO ADDRESS COMMUNICATION SKILLS, MEDICAL DECISION-MAKING, PHYSICIAN WELL-BEING, MEDICAL PROFESSIONALISM, LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT, HEALTH POLICY AND FINANCING AND EMERGING PRIORITIES FOR MEDICAL EDUCATION AND THE PREPARATION OF PHYSICIANS. PHYSICIAN WORK FORCE PRIORITIES ARE ALSO ADDRESSED BY A SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM LINKED TO THE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF MEDICAL STUDENTS AND RESIDENTS TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE REGION (APPROXIMATELY 1,000 PARTICIPANTS).TASK FORCE, CONSULTATION, STUDENT WELL BEING: PROMOTION OF QUALITY HEALTH CARE, EDUCATION, RESEARCH AND COLLABORATIVE EFFORTS.TASK FORCE, CONSULTATION, STUDENT WELL BEING: PROMOTION OF QUALITY HEALTH CARE, EDUCATION, RESEARCH AND COLLABORATIVE EFFORTS.TASK FORCE, CONSULTATION, STUDENT WELL BEING: PROMOTION OF QUALITY HEALTH CARE, EDUCATION, RESEARCH AND COLLABORATIVE EFFORTS.TASK FORCE, CONSULTATION, STUDENT WELL BEING: PROMOTION OF QUALITY HEALTH CARE, EDUCATION, RESEARCH AND COLLABORATIVE EFFORTS.
SCHOLARSHIP AND GRADUATE AWARDS:SUPPORT AND FUNDING FOR MEDICAL STUDENTS, AND RELATED PROGRAMS THAT PROMOTE CAREER DEVELOPMENT FOR MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS.
Program expenses$289.00$25,000.00$69,490.00$70,326.00$77,751.00
Program descriptionSCHOLARSHIP AND GRADUATE AWARDS:SUPPORT AND FUNDING FOR MEDICAL STUDENTS, AND RELATED PROGRAMS THAT PROMOTE CAREER DEVELOPMENT FOR MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS.SCHOLARSHIP AND GRADUATE AWARDS:SUPPORT AND FUNDING FOR MEDICAL STUDENTS, AND RELATED PROGRAMS THAT PROMOTE CAREER DEVELOPMENT FOR MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS.SCHOLARSHIP AND GRADUATE AWARDS:SUPPORT AND FUNDING FOR MEDICAL STUDENTS, AND RELATED PROGRAMS THAT PROMOTE CAREER DEVELOPMENT FOR MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS.SCHOLARSHIP AND GRADUATE AWARDS:SUPPORT AND FUNDING FOR MEDICAL STUDENTS, AND RELATED PROGRAMS THAT PROMOTE CAREER DEVELOPMENT FOR MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS.SCHOLARSHIP AND GRADUATE AWARDS:SUPPORT AND FUNDING FOR MEDICAL STUDENTS, AND RELATED PROGRAMS THAT PROMOTE CAREER DEVELOPMENT FOR MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$418,244.00$355,804.00$518,532.00$454,033.00$455,032.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$13,511.00$58,289.00$277,837.00$217,712.00$189,486.00
Investment income, current yr$85,023.00$69,494.00$81,488.00$78,336.00$96,458.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$13,511.00$58,289.00$277,837.00$217,712.00$189,486.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$2,082.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Program service revenue (total)$317,628.00$228,021.00$159,207.00$157,985.00$169,088.00
Gross receipts$418,244.00$355,804.00$518,532.00$454,033.00$455,032.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from all other contributions$13,511.00$58,289.00$277,837.00$217,712.00$189,486.00
Other types of revenue
Royalties (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$2,082.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net revenue from gaming (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$85,023.00$69,494.00$81,488.00$78,336.00$96,458.00
Net rental income$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net inventory sales (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$565,843.00$599,066.00$881,314.00$1,003,521.00$845,497.00
Total functional expenses: program service $269,193.00$348,565.00$542,071.00$589,143.00$468,317.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$296,650.00$250,501.00$335,623.00$409,064.00$371,577.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$0.00$0.00$3,620.00$5,314.00$5,603.00
Fees for services
Lobbying fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Legal fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
General management fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Investment management fees (total)$0.00$2,064.00$8,855.00$0.00$0.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$3,463,462.00$3,504,729.00$4,004,439.00$4,074,608.00$4,183,150.00
Total assets, beginning of year$3,504,729.00$4,004,439.00$4,074,608.00$4,183,150.00$4,270,478.00
Total liabilities$77,406.00$33,668.00$198,574.00$60,446.00$30,123.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$33,668.00$198,574.00$60,446.00$30,123.00$54,724.00
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$0.00$0.00$29,568.00$8,671.00$18,000.00
Loans & receivables from key persons$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$1,757,281.00$1,788,460.00$2,125,949.00$2,183,036.00$2,143,708.00
Temporarily restricted net assets$1,550,065.00$1,603,891.00$1,601,206.00$1,752,416.00$1,930,609.00
Permanently restricted net assets, end of yr$78,710.00$78,710.00$78,710.00$78,710.00$78,710.00
Net assets$3,386,056.00$3,471,061.00$3,805,865.00$4,014,162.00$4,153,027.00
Net assets, beginning of year$3,471,061.00$3,805,865.00$4,014,162.00$4,153,027.00$4,215,754.00
Other liabilities   $855.00$1,610.00
Intangible assets$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other assets$73,612.00$68,575.00$69,247.00$66,425.00$61,657.00
Investments: other securities$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Investments: publicly traded securities$3,149,861.00$3,269,567.00$3,506,006.00$3,682,966.00$3,687,955.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$119,359.00$55,228.00$91,574.00$63,328.00$51,195.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$55,228.00$91,574.00$63,328.00$51,195.00$83,664.00
Investments -- program-related$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Grants payable  $50,000.00  
Inventories for sale or use$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses-$147,599.00-$243,262.00-$362,782.00-$549,488.00-$390,465.00
Advertising (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Savings & temp cash investment$100,617.00$102,005.00$285,504.00$233,667.00$344,838.00
Accounts receivable, net$2,686.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$14,948.00$5,492.00$19,846.00$16,085.00$14,915.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$5,380.00$20,468.00$51,613.00$47,441.00$6,415.00
Deferred revenue$72,026.00$13,200.00$96,961.00$12,150.00$22,098.00
Total net assets or fund balances$3,386,056.00$3,471,061.00$3,805,865.00$4,014,162.00$4,153,027.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$1,483.00$886.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Payment to affiliates$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members57888
Number of independent voting members57888
Financial sheets audited   TrueTrue
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-01-012015-01-012014-01-012013-01-012012-01-01
Tax year end date2016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-012012-12-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990990
Reason for form submission
Address changeTrue    
Date e-filing submitted2017-12-042016-12-082015-10-062014-11-182013-09-25
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.02014v5.02013v3.12012v2.0
Filing identifier201702649349300440201612089349301241201542299349303394201432839349301508201302189349301285
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