Meet Our Leaders

Kari Carlson, MD
Associate Executive Director

Associate Executive Director Along with her work in Northern California, Dr. Carlson has held national leadership roles at Kaiser Permanente, serving as co-chair of the inter-regional ob-gyn chiefs’ group and as the clinical lead for both the Digital Experience and the KP Connected Care, a new hybrid virtual prenatal care program

2022-09-14T15:43:08+00:00

Rich McCarthy, MD
Associate Executive Director
for the Mid-Atlantic States

Dr. McCarthy is TPMG’s associate executive director with oversight for the Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group (MAPMG). In this role, Dr. McCarthy leads more than 1,800 physicians and staff members who deliver superior health care to nearly 800,000 Kaiser Permanente members in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia.

2022-07-25T22:26:43+00:00

Smita Rouillard, MD
Associate Executive Director

Dr. Rouillard was named associate executive director for The Permanente Medical Group (TPMG) in 2019. In this role, she has accountability for surgical services, perioperative medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation, outpatient access, operating room access, anesthesia, clinical and surgical technology, and physician assistants.

2022-07-25T22:39:11+00:00

Karen Hall
Chief Legal Officer and
General Counsel

Karen Hall was named Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel for The Permanente Medical Group and the Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group in 2019. In this role, she oversees TPMG’s and MAPMG’s Office of the General Counsel and serves as a business and legal partner and trusted advisor to the Boards of Directors and executives.

2022-07-25T22:37:41+00:00