Founding Dean and CEO, Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine
Mark A. Schuster, MD, PhD, became the Founding Dean and CEO of the new Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine in October 2017. Previously, he served as the William Berenberg Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and Chief of General Pediatrics and Vice Chair for Health Policy in the Department of Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital. Dr. Schuster is internationally recognized as a leader in research on child, adolescent, and family health. With funding from NIH, CDC, and AHRQ, he has studied topics such as quality of care, health disparities, family leave, HIV prevention, obesity prevention, adolescent sexual health, and sexual and gender minority health. Dr. Schuster has co-authored more than 250 articles and 2 books, is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine, and has served as President of the Academic Pediatric Association. He is a recipient of the Joseph St. Geme, Jr. Leadership Award from the Federation of Pediatric Organizations, the Barger Excellence in Mentoring Award from Harvard Medical School, and the Richardson Award for lifetime achievement from the Society for Pediatric Research.