The Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine opened on July 27, as its inaugural class of 50 students began their journey to becoming future leaders in the medical field.
The Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine will be named in honor of late Kaiser Permanente chairman and CEO Bernard J. Tyson, reflecting Tyson’s commitment to the future of health care and the school.
The school, which received preliminary accreditation, says it will waive tuition for the first five classes of students.
The Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine announced the newest members of its senior leadership team, including seven deans, three department chairs, and a senior vice president.
Permanente pediatrician Lisa Montes, MD, brings a non-traditional path to medicine as a mentor to future medical students.