Michael Kanter, MD
Chair of Clinical Science & Professor
Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine
Dr. Michael Kanter is the chair of Clinical Science and a professor for the Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine. He has been a quality care leader for Kaiser Permanente at both the regional and national levels for many years and was responsible for the development of the organization’s national quality strategy.
He has a wide range of interests in clinical quality and patient safety. He designed and implemented a model of care for chronic disease and prevention called Complete Care. He designed and implemented Kaiser Permanente Sure Net, a program to decrease missed or delayed diagnoses and increase medical safety.
Dr Kanter has authored more than 85 articles published in peer-reviewed journals, including The New England Journal of Medicine and JAMA as well as Harvard Business Review. He co-authored chapters in 5 books and is a frequent speaker at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, National Patient Safety Foundation, and Diagnostic Errors in Medicine conferences and meetings.
Areas of Focus
- Quality improvement
- Patient safety
- Diagnostic errors
- Models of care for chronic conditions
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
University of California, San Francisco
University of California, Los Angeles