Permanente Medicine in Action

Honoring Physician Leaders

The 2017 Cecil Cutting Leadership honors Jake Roth, MD, Psychiatry, KP San Jose; and Dzung Trinh, MD, FACP, Geriatric Medicine, KP Fresno.

12 Things You Need To Know Before Starting PrEP\Prep for your sexual health.

Jonathan Volk, MD, MPH, physician and epidemiologist at KP’ San Francisco Medical Center, explains the benefits and risks of taking pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to prevent HIV/AIDs.

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Devising Faster, Better Stroke Care

TPMG created new treatment protocols that reduce the lag time in treating strokes and improve a patient's function and recovery. Called Stroke EXPRESS, the protocols have been implemented throughout the region.

Research in the News

Health Care Research: A Moral Responsibility?

Dr. Tracy Lieu, TPMG’s Division of Research director, discusses conducting research that transforms the way medicine is practiced.

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Precision-Medicine Approach Could Revive Prostate Cancer Test

Dr. Van Den Eeden discusses research that may improve the accuracy of prostate cancer screening tests.

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Heart Risks May Boost Women’s Colon Cancer Risk, Too

New research suggests that normal-weight women may be at risk for colon cancer if they have high levels of blood fat, sugar or pressure, and low levels of good cholesterol.