20 episodes

Physician leaders of the Permanente Medical Groups at Kaiser Permanente and other industry thought leaders come together to discuss solutions to health care, transformational innovation within the industry, and the future of medicine. Join host Chris Grant, EVP and COO of The Permanente Federation, and his guests as they seek the answer to health, health care, and physician wellness in America.

Permanente Medicine Podcast The Permanente Federation

    • Science
    • 5.0 • 23 Ratings

Physician leaders of the Permanente Medical Groups at Kaiser Permanente and other industry thought leaders come together to discuss solutions to health care, transformational innovation within the industry, and the future of medicine. Join host Chris Grant, EVP and COO of The Permanente Federation, and his guests as they seek the answer to health, health care, and physician wellness in America.

    Ep. 20: Power of podcasting and elevating the physician voice with Dr. Katie Deming and Scott Becker

    Ep. 20: Power of podcasting and elevating the physician voice with Dr. Katie Deming and Scott Becker

    How can podcasting be used to elevate physician voices and help educate patients? Host Chris Grant talks with a couple of fellow health podcasters in this new episode. Dr. Katie Deming, radiation oncologist with Northwest Permanente and host of the Born to Heal podcast; and Scott Becker, founder and publisher of Becker's Healthcare and Becker's Hospital Review and host of the Becker's Healthcare Podcast, talk about the importance of elevating science-backed facts to public consciousness, trending topics in medicine, and sources of inspiration for their shows.

    • 24 min
    Ep. 19: Advancing health care in our communities with Drs. Bechara Choucair and David Grossman

    Ep. 19: Advancing health care in our communities with Drs. Bechara Choucair and David Grossman

    Kicking off the 2022 season of the Permanente Medicine Podcast, host Chris Grant examines the key role health systems play in supporting social and community health. Bechara Choucair, MD, senior vice president and chief health officer, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals, and David Grossman, MD, interim vice president for social and community health, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals, discuss leveraging Kaiser Permanente's unique model of care to address social determinants of health, how the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated innovation in health care, and determining priorities now and in the future for addressing social and community health.

    Program notes:
    -- 2-1-1 is a special abbreviated telephone number available to be used in communities to reach information about health and social services and referrals.
    -- Thrive Local is Kaiser Permanente's online social services resource directory for clinicians to connect patients with community resources and referrals.

    • 28 min
    Ep. 18: Moving from pandemic to endemic for COVID-19 with Stephen Parodi, MD

    Ep. 18: Moving from pandemic to endemic for COVID-19 with Stephen Parodi, MD

    In a special feature episode of the Permanente Medicine Podcast, host Chris Grant shares an American Medical Association interview with Permanente physician leader Stephen Parodi, MD, from its COVID-19 Update. Speaking with senior AMA chief experience officer Todd Unger, Dr. Parodi, associate executive director of The Permanente Medical Group, discusses the factors that signal a shift from pandemic to endemic.

    • 23 min
    Ep. 17: Leading and innovating during a turning point for medicine with Dr. Ramin Davidoff

    Ep. 17: Leading and innovating during a turning point for medicine with Dr. Ramin Davidoff

    Ramin Davidoff, MD, co-CEO of The Permanente Federation, came to the United States as a child after his family fled from Iran to escape the threat of violence and antisemitism. In the latest episode of the Permanente Medicine Podcast with Chris Grant, Dr. Davidoff shares insights on how he became a Permanente physician and ultimately assumed leadership positions during this pivotal time of the COVID-19 pandemic, significant social change, and a major shift in the practice of medicine.

    • 27 min
    Ep. 16: Joining forces to address COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy with Dr. Marcus C. Griffith

    Ep. 16: Joining forces to address COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy with Dr. Marcus C. Griffith

    In a special feature episode of the Permanente Medicine Podcast, host Chris Grant shares an American Medical Association (AMA) interview from its Moving Medicine Podcast featuring Permanente physician Marcus C. Griffith, MD. In a conversation with senior AMA news writer Sara Berg, Dr. Griffith, a psychiatrist and obesity medicine physician with The Southeast Permanente Medical Group, details the need for a unified effort among medical professionals around combatting COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy. This interview originally aired on the AMA Moving Medicine Podcast.

    • 26 min
    Ep. 15: Clinician self-care in the new normal with Drs. Dawn Clark, Reggie Mason, and Ashley Zucker

    Ep. 15: Clinician self-care in the new normal with Drs. Dawn Clark, Reggie Mason, and Ashley Zucker

    In Part 2 of a special Permanente Medicine Podcast, host Chris Grant delves deeper into the topic of physician well-being with three Permanente physician wellness leaders. Together, they discuss keys to preventing physician burnout through the COVID-19 pandemic and examine how to support self-care in medicine moving forward.

    Featured guests include:

    • Dawn Clark, MD, obstetrician-gynecologist and chief wellness officer, Southern California Permanente Medical Group
    • Ashley Zucker, MD, psychiatrist, Southern California Permanente Medical Group
    • Reggie Mason, MD, pulmonologist and physician lead for total health and inculturation, The Southeast Permanente Medical Group

    This is the second of a two-part podcast. (Listen to episode 14 for Part 1.)

    If you have a mental health emergency, the National Suicide Hotline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 800-273-8255.

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
23 Ratings

23 Ratings

mssoller ,

Great podcast

This is a podcast by doctors and for doctors. And practically for anyone who likes listening to what’s going on in the medical sphere. 100% recommended!

Anchor5154 ,

Thoughtful discussion on some of today’s top issues in medicine

A podcast that brings science and facts to the forefront of important conversations around health care. Informed opinions from doctors and leaders who have their finger on the pulse of what’s happening in medicine.

Jacko Lamper ,

Hidden gem! Enjoy insights into the world of medicine

With the onset of our new covid reality, health care in America became the most interesting topic in podcast land — but given how many crackpots are out there, you can imagine how hard it was to find sober and informed information from medical leaders and physicians. This series provides insider views and concerns about the state of the industry and technology, as well as the human toll, of providing humane care to a people who don’t understand how care systems work. And they’re short!

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