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Dr. Schuster recognized as one of the Most Influential Clinical Executives

June 16, 2019

Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine Founding Dean and CEO Mark A. Schuster has been recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of this year’s 50 Most Influential Clinical Executives.

Kaiser Permanente’s New Medical School Will Waive Tuition for Its First 5 Classes

Feb. 19, 2019

Kaiser Permanente, the California-based health system that is preparing to open one of the few American medical schools not connected to a university, was set to announce Tuesday that it would waive tuition for every student in its first five graduating classes.

Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine’s News Roundup

Feb. 19, 2019

A look at news coverage highlighting the opening of the School of Medicine in 2020

Music as medicine: Studies show benefits of music on physical health

Feb. 19, 2019

Dr. Michael Kanter, Chair of Clinical Science, discusses music as medicine with Fox LA

Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine Announces Senior Leadership Team

December 6, 2018

PASADENA, Calif. — The Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine reached a significant milestone today as it announced the newest members of its senior leadership team, composed of a world-class, multidisciplinary, and …

Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine Founding Dean to Receive Awards Recognizing Excellence in Pediatrics

August 18, 2018

PASADENA, Calif. – Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine Founding Dean and CEO Mark A. Schuster, MD, PhD, will receive two prestigious awards...

Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine Founding Dean & CEO Mark Schuster Recognized as One of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare

August 15, 2018

The Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine announced today that Founding Dean and CEO Mark A. Schuster, MD, PhD, was recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of 2018s 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare.

Founding Dean Dr. Mark Schuster on what makes the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine stand out

January 16, 2018

Mark A. Schuster, MD, PhD, said he had a lot to be thankful for last year, including being named the founding dean of Pasadena, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine in October.

New Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine Appoints Founding Dean

September 12, 2017

PASADENA, Calif. – The Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine Board of Directors has appointed Mark Schuster as the founding dean and CEO of its School of Medicine.

Board of Directors Announced for New Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine

July 11, 2017

OAKLAND, Calif. – Kaiser Permanente announced today that the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Hospitals Boards of Directors have appointed a diverse group of leaders to govern the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine, slated to open...

Building a Medical School for Team-Based Care

January 26, 2017

This year, Kaiser Permanente will break ground on a new medical school in Pasadena, California. It's a big project with an ambitious goal, according to planning dean Christine K. Cassel, M.D.

New Kaiser Permanente medical school in downtown Pasadena clears first design hurdle

September 16, 2016

Kaiser Permanente’s new medical school in downtown Pasadena cleared the first hurdle on its track to completion as preliminary plans were approved Tuesday during the City’s Design Commission meeting.

Kaiser Permanente selects site for new School of Medicine in Southern California community of Pasadena

March 10, 2016

OAKLAND, Calif. — Kaiser Permanente, the largest integrated health care system in the nation, announced today the campus for its School of Medicine will be located in the city of …