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PermanenteDocs Chat on pride in practice


From access to PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) to transgender procedures for youth, care for the LGBTQ community has been the target of proposed policies and debate. During Pride Month, this PermanenteDocs Chat welcomed Emile Pinera, MD, of The Southeast Permanente Medical Group, who shared his journey as a gay physician and the role he plays in fostering inclusion in medicine.


  • Emile Pinera, MD, internal medicine physician and physician lead for Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity, The Southeast Permanente Medical Group. Dr. Pinera is also on the faculty of the Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine.