Physician career paths at Kaiser Permanente lead to better health

Find numerous opportunities to deliver high-quality care — and influence the future of care delivery

Explore our many physician career paths while exploring your passion for and commitment to health and healing. Physicians who practice at a Permanente Medical Group have many options to consider at different stages of their careers.

As a Permanente physician, you’ll find opportunities to deliver the nation’s highest quality care. Furthermore, you can explore other professional interests, such as:

Clinical delivery research: Participate in medical research and clinical trials that continue to transform health and health care in America at 1 of our 9 research centers.

Teaching medicine: Be part of fostering the next generation of physicians through teaching, training, and providing opportunities to practice.

Quality improvement: Help develop and implement programs designed to ensure our patients receive safe and high-quality care.

Medical leadership opportunities: Make an impact! Our physicians lead at all levels of our medical groups to ensure the best care possible, locally and nationally.

Physician career paths are crucial to providing better health

You’ll find multiple career paths available at our medical groups because each one is among the largest multispecialty groups in the nation. Together, they’re responsible for providing 12 million Kaiser Permanente members with high-quality primary care and nation-leading specialty care.

Additionally, to ensure our care is among the best in the United States, practicing doctors lead our medical groups. Physician leadership creates opportunities for Permanente physicians to influence and make decisions affecting the medical group at every level. Combined, our sheer size and leadership structure lead to numerous professional development opportunities.

All the physician career paths of Permanente Medicine seek to achieve the same result: Providing high-quality care to patients and improve health among the people of our communities. How you contribute to this vision depends on the path you choose.

Want to make a difference in how high-quality care is delivered to people, communities, and the nation? Let’s talk about your physician career path.