Nancy Gin, MD, FACP, The Permanente Federation’s chief quality officer, writes that due to better screening, early detection, and innovative treatment options, more patients are surviving cancer diagnoses, living longer, and living well.
A Colorado Permanente Medical Group internist reflects on the trials and tribulations of the COVID-19 year.
Paul Thottingal, MD, national infectious disease leader at Kaiser Permanente, shares 5 ways to talk to patients about getting vaccinated when it’s their turn.
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.
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.