Stephen Parodi, MD

Executive Vice President
External Affairs, Communications, and Brand
The Permanente Federation

Executive Vice President, External Affairs and Corporate Development and
Associate Executive Director
The Permanente Medical Group

Stephen Parodi, MD, is executive vice president of External Affairs, Communications, and Brand at The Permanente Federation. He is also executive vice president of External Affairs and Corporate Development and an associate executive director for The Permanente Medical Group (TPMG) with responsibility for government relations and strategic partnerships, hospital operations, inpatient quality, patient safety, care of complex and special needs populations, skilled nursing facilities, home health, hospice, and advanced analytics. Dr. Parodi also serves as a liaison for Kaiser Permanente’s engagement in local and international health care delivery initiatives.

He has held several leadership roles at Kaiser Permanente, including the chief of Infectious Disease and HIV care director for the Napa Solano Service Area, chair of Infectious Disease for TPMG, chair of the Northern California Regional Infection Control Committee, chair of the HealthConnect Governance Committee, and regional director of Hospital Operations. Dr. Parodi currently practices as an infectious disease physician in the Napa Solano service area.

Dr. Parodi received his medical degree from Georgetown University, completed his internal medicine residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and infectious disease fellowship at the UCLA Affiliated Program in Infectious Disease. He is a fellow in the Infectious Disease Society of America and serves as a delegate to the California Medical Association for the Very Large Group Forum. He has served on Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America committees related to public policy, government affairs, and antimicrobial stewardship. He actively collaborates with the California Department of Public Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on public health matters. Dr. Parodi also serves as chair of the board of the Council of Accountable Physician Practices (CAPP).

He joined TPMG straight out of training because of Kaiser Permanente’s and Permanente Medicine’s clear mission to serve individual patients’ needs and bring medical excellence at an ever greater scale through a concerted effort to achieve population management.