Critical thinking skills are a cornerstone of the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine's commitment to innovating the future of medicine. The School develops a unique combination of doctoring skills designed to enable best-in-class care delivery and critical thinking skills that prepare students to systematically identify, test, and evaluate new approaches.
Our faculty features researchers and clinicians, who are actively engaged in conducting research embedded in a care delivery system. With their guidance, you'll learn how to be an integral part of a learning health system.
Our integrated approach to learning breaks down silos and encourages students to become critical thinkers in different areas. Students will have the opportunity to collaborate with faculty and practitioners (the people who really do this stuff) in three major areas:
Backed by nearly seven decades of Kaiser Permanente's leading medical research, the Office of Research and Scholarship works closely with students to identify scholarly activities that match their passions, and to connect them with mentors who can help develop their skills and create opportunities to contribute to clinical care, communities, and science.