Investing in the future of care

Kaiser Permanente has a long legacy of sharing our most valuable resources: Our knowledge and our talented professionals. Through our programs, we encourage healthy communities and nonprofit organizations to work toward a world where wellness is a priority, nobody falls through the cracks, and everyone has access to health care.

Sharing Knowledge

From research to uncover disparities in care to training the next generation of health care professionals, these programs expand our ability to heal.

  • Advanced Practice and Allied Health Care Educational Programs

    The Southern California Department of Professional Education (DPE) offers educational programs for allied health care providers throughout Southern California.

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    Anesthesia Technologist Program at Pasadena City College

    Kaiser Permanente has partnered with Pasadena City College to develop the first anesthesia technologist community college associate degree program in the nation.

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    Clinical Psychology Internship Training Program

    The Clinical Psychology Internship Program transitions interns from students to professionals by providing training in the roles and functions of clinical psychologists.

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    Community Medicine Fellowship

    The Community Medicine Fellowship (CMF) is implemented by Southern California Residency Program’s to provide care for underserved populations.

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    Deloras Jones Nursing Scholarship

    The Deloras Jones Nursing Scholarship program provides financial assistance for students enrolled in any California nursing program.

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    Department of Research and Evaluation

    The Department of Research and Evaluation supports Kaiser Permanente physicians and employees conducting research through the provision of consultative, educational, and administrative services.

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    Diagnostic Technology Training

    Students enrolled in local community college diagnostic imaging programs -- including radiologic technology, ultrasound and nuclear medicine -- can complete their clinical rotations, a requirement for certification, at one of Kaiser Permanente facilities in Southern California.

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    Educational Outreach Program

    Focused on preventing dropouts, the EOP provides education and support services in both English and Spanish to children and parents after school or on Saturdays.

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    Educational Theatre

    Educational Theatre (ET) uses live theatre, music, comedy and drama to inspire children, teens and adults to make healthier choices and better decisions about their well-being.

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    Graduate Medical Education

    Graduate Medical Education provides training and education for medical residents in a variety of specialties throughout Southern California.

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    Hippocrates Circle

    The Hippocrates Circle program instills in young people of underrepresented minorities and both genders the awareness that a career in medicine, specifically as a physician, is possible.

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    Narrowing the Student Nurse Preparation Practice Gap

    Imagine the confidence that comes at the beginning of your nursing career when you’ve already gained valuable clinical experience.

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    Nursing Research Program

    The Nursing Practices Research Program offers nurses in Southern California, the opportunity to engage in research on nursing practice, patient care, and patient outcomes in order to improve clinical practices.

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    Oliver Goldsmith Scholarship Program

    Twelve scholarships are awarded annually to medical students who have demonstrated commitment to diversity though community service, clinical volunteerism, leadership, or research.

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    Orthopedic Fellowship in Sports Rehabilitation

    The Kaiser Permanente Orthopaedic Fellowship in Sports Rehabilitation Program provides education in the specialty area of sports physical therapy and rehabilitation.

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    Pharmacy Residency Programs

    Our Pharmacy Resident Post-graduate Training provides one- and two-year programs that enable licensed pharmacists to expand their scope-of-practice and further their careers as they gain valuable training in pharmaceutical care and administrative services.

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    Physical Therapy Orthopaedic Residency

    Graduates of the Physical Therapy Orthopaedic Residency are eligible to sit for their board certification examination in orthopaedic physical therapy, and apply to participate in a physical therapy fellowship program.

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    School of Anesthesia for Nurses

    The Kaiser Permanente School of Anesthesia for Nurses provides graduate-level education for nurse anesthetists in partnership with California State University Fullerton.

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    Spine Rehabilitation Fellowship

    This fellowship program provides education in the specialty area of spine physical therapy and rehabilitation.

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    Summer Youth Employment Program

    The Summer Youth Employment Program gives underserved high schoolers the opportunity to explore future possibilities and gain valuable skills through supportive and meaningful employment in health care.

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    Undergraduate Internships

    Our programs provide under-represented diverse college youth with multiyear pipeline internships in a health care setting. These Interns gain real-world business and health care experience while building leadership skills.

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    Watts Counseling and Learning Center

    The Watts Counseling and Learning Center is a nonprofit Community Benefit program of Kaiser Permanente Southern California. Since 1967, the Center has provided counseling, outreach, and educational services to the residents of the Watts community.