PASADENA, Calif. — 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 2018’s 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare. The recognition program acknowledges and honors individuals who are deemed by their peers and the senior editors of Modern Healthcare to be the most influential individuals in the industry, in terms of leadership and impact.
“I am honored to be included by Modern Healthcare and to appear on a list with Bernard Tyson,” said Mark Schuster, MD, PhD, founding dean and CEO of the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine. “I appreciate that this is a recognition of the school and the importance of what we are trying to achieve; educating physicians who are prepared to meet the needs of communities throughout the nation.”
Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO Bernard J. Tyson also was recognized on this year’s 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare list where he ranked number two along with 11 other “disrupters.” The complete ranking is a main feature in the August 20 issue of Modern Healthcare magazine, and a feature article and profiles of the winners are available at ModernHealthcare.com/100MostInfluential.
“Last year was unlike any other in the healthcare industry, and that is reflected in our unique take for the current 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare list and cover," said Aurora Aguilar, editor of Modern Healthcare.
The Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine is based in Pasadena, California. Its mission is to provide a world-class medical education that ignites a passion for learning, a desire to serve, and an unwavering commitment to improve the health and well-being of patients and communities.