American medicine has a history of failing African Americans, notably the Tuskegee experiment and case of Henrietta Lacks; physicians must understand black mistrust to help turn COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy into vaccine confidence.
Kaiser Permanente study examines race, ethnicity, and risk of infection, hospitalization, and death.
Permanente physicians are sharing their expertise to help guide the fair and equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines to Kaiser Permanente members, employees, and the community.
Peter Barkett, MD, an internist with Washington Permanente Medical Group, examines the history of vaccines and how they are powerful tools to promote public health.
Family medicine physician Alex McDonald, MD, shares the reality of the pandemic on social media.
Our Vaccine Study Center will lead an effort in searching medical records for serious reactions among patients who receive the vaccine.
Paul Minardi, MD, president and executive medical director of Washington Permanente Medical Group, surveys the history of pandemics and finds that infectious disease outbreaks have driven transformation and innovation in public health.
Permanente physician leader Edward Ellison, MD, reflects on the COVID-19 pandemic and the transformation ahead for Kaiser Permanente.
Heading into the New Year, Permanente sports medicine specialists are developing guidelines to help athletes return to sports safely as COVID-19 cases continue to rise.
Nancy Gin, MD, FACP, The Permanente Federation's chief quality officer, discusses the current health disparities playing out, Kaiser Permanente’s response during COVID-19, and policy solutions that could make a difference now.