Kaiser Permanente is an integrated healthcare system that provides medical care and health coverage and promotes health and wellness, supporting its founding idea — one the School shares — that everyone deserves the chance to live a healthy life. For nearly 80 years, Kaiser Permanente has pursued its mission to provide high-quality, affordable healthcare services and improve the health of its members and communities it serves. Kaiser Permanente's social mission is reflected in its commitment to health equity for all and a culture of inclusion of diverse points of view and backgrounds.
Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine students will have the unique opportunity to provide care in the healthcare system's medical offices and hospitals, and to be part of an integrated curriculum that brings together Biomedical, Clinical, and Health Systems Sciences.
The following required and recommended premedical courses were selected to align with the goals of our School and to prepare students to get the most out of our curriculum. The recommended courses are intended to prepare students for the rigorous curriculum and to become culturally sensitive practitioners.
The required prerequisite courses are:
The recommended prerequisite courses are: