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Hotel Information

Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront

The Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront hotel may be sold out on certain nights of the STFM conference.

Contact A Room With A View for information on the official designated STFM overflow hotels. They will secure the lowest available rates at the best available hotels within walking distance to the Portland Marriott Downtown. Reservations processed by A Room With A View are automatically on a waitlist for rooms at the Portland Marriott Downtown should cancellations occur within the STFM group block at the discounted group rate.

For a list of designated hotel options, please contact A Room With A View (this is a free service for all STFM conference attendees):


PHONE:  800-780-4343   (Monday- Friday 9am – 5pm CST)

Please note: If you have a reservation at the Portland Marriott Downtown and you need to completely cancel it (not modify it), do not call the hotel directly.   Please call A Room With A View at 800-780-4343, and we will cancel your reservation for you.  By calling A Room With A View, we will be able to use your room for another attendee wishing to stay at the conference hotel.


Hotel Address:
Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront 
1401 SW Naito Parkway
Portland, OR 97201

Hotel Rate:
$194 single/double (plus taxes)


request STFM Conference on Medical Student Education rate

Make your reservations directly with the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront by January 9, 2020 to receive this special group rate. Rooms at this rate may sell out quickly and do not include state and local sales tax. Late arrival reservations must be guaranteed with a credit card. Cancellations must be made at least 72 hours prior to arrival date. Check-in time is 4 pm; check-out time is noon.

The conference rate is available 3 days prior to and 3 days following the conference based on space availability at the time the reservation is made. If conference attendance exceeds expectations, rooms in the conference block may sell out prior to the cut-off date. The hotel may require a deposit for your reservation.

Request a confirmation number when making your hotel reservation. In the unlikely event that you need to cancel your reservation, ask for a cancellation confirmation. A portion of the guest-room rate is rebated to STFM to offset general meeting and information technology expenses, including WiFi.

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Host City

Portland, OR

Whether you call it the City of Roses, Beervana, Bridge Town, P-Town, Rip Town, or Stump Town… Portland welcomes you!

Come early and stay late, as Portland provides limitless recreation, fabulous food, craft beer, and a flourishing culture. With no sales tax, Portland is a haven for shoppers. The nearby Pearl District is home to galleries, boutiques, chic restaurants and the legendary Powell’s City of Books. An award-winning airport, efficient light rail system and pedestrian-friendly city blocks in the central city make getting around town a real pleasure.

To help plan your visit, check out Portland’s calendar of events at

View the 2019 Travel Portland magazine at the link below

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Air Travel

The Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront is approximately 10 miles from the Portland International Airport. For assistance in making your airline reservations for the conference, call Reward House, Inc., at (877).353.6690 or (816).295.3131. Email questions or travel preferences to Office hours are 8:30 am-5 pm cst, Monday-Friday.

Ground Transportation

Marriott does not provide airport shuttle service from/to the airport. Transportation options include:



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February 14: Applications due for the Medical Editing Fellowship

February 17: Entries due for the Annual Poetry and Prose Contest

March 2: Deadline to Apply to the Medical Student Educators Development Institute