Our Vision

The Department of Research & Evaluation has an integral role in the success of Kaiser Permanente Southern California by conducting high-quality, innovative translational research that benefits the health of its members and the communities from which they come.

Our Mission

The mission of the Department of Research & Evaluation is to initiate and conduct high-quality, public-sector health services, epidemiologic, behavioral, and clinical research that has a demonstrable positive impact on the health and well-being of Kaiser Permanente Southern California members and the general population.
  • Capabilities & Resources

    Our investigators focus on research with the potential to make a difference in the care we provide within our system and beyond. They have deep and broad expertise in clinical research, health systems research, biostatistics, and clinical informatics. They are supported by experienced project support staff and a robust infrastructure of resources, from lab services to information resources.

  • Support & Services

    Dedicated staff within the Department of Research & Evaluation provide business, operational, technical, and communications support for the Kaiser Permanente Southern California research program. Our support staff has diverse skill sets and knowledge, from grants management and administration to information technology and analytics.

  • Physician Research & Support

    Physicians play a crucial role in the Kaiser Permanente Southern California research program. Practicing physicians raise questions based on their real-world clinical experience, provide insights into clinical workflows and information from our electronic medical record, and help share knowledge about practice-changing findings from our research studies.

  • Fast Facts

    Get a quick overview of our research program, from our people, projects, and publications to our research funding. You can also find fast facts about our research environment and member population.

  • Join Our Team

    Are you looking for an opportunity to make a real difference in health? As a research program embedded within an integrated health care system, the Department of Research & Evaluation provides a rare career opportunity for those who want to use research to help solve real-world health care challenges.

  • Collaborate With Us

    Investigators from our department and at medical centers around the region collaborate with researchers in other health care organizations, universities, collaborative networks, and industry. Learn about our philosophy on collaborations and how to get started.