Permanente Medicine in Action

Meeting Every Need at Huntington’s Disease Clinic

Neurologist Suketu Khandhar, MD and a multidisciplinary team care for patients at TPMG’s Movement Disorder Clinic located in KP Sacramento.

Addressing the Unique Challenges of Intimate Partner Violence When it Appears in the Emergency Department

Drs. Karen Murrell, KP South Sacramento, and Brigid McCaw, KP Richmond, share how TPMG identifies victims of intimate partner violence when they first appear in emergency departments.

Top Marks for Clinical Effectiveness

For the 10th year, KP Northern and Southern California are the only health providers to earn the highest rating for clinical effectiveness from California’s Office of the Patient Advocate (OPA).

Research in the News

Steven Sidney, MD, MPH honored for exceptional research on U.S. heart disease trends

The Division of Research's senior scientist, Stephen Sidney, MD, MPH, standing to the left of the US Surgeon General, was honored for his research on cardiovascular disease.

Physicians Honored for Research, Teaching

TPMG recently honored four physicians for their contributions to medical research and to the education of colleagues and residents. 

More Phthalates Banned in Children’s Toys by U.S. Government

De-Kun Li, MD, PhD, from TPMG’s Division of Research, studied the negative impact chemicals have on human populations. He thinks banning phthalates is a good first step.