Oct 17, 2023
In recent years, a number of new medical schools – both
allopathic and osteopathic – have launched and still more are in
In 2017 Kaiser Permanente announced the appointment of Dr.
Mark A. Schuster of Harvard Medical School and Boston Children’s
Hospital as the founding dean of the Kaiser Permanente Bernard J.
Tyson School of Medicine. A renowned figure in pediatric,
adolescent, and family health; family leave; obesity prevention;
sexual and gender minority health; bullying; and quality of health
care, Schuster pledged to build the new school “from the ground up”
on evidence-based best practices. Three years later, the Kaiser
Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine welcomed its
In this INNOVATORS, Dr. Schuster answers the why, how, and so
what of launching a new medical school.
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