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 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.
Dr. Kanter 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
- Patient engagement
- Models of care for chronic conditions
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
University of California, San Francisco
University of California, Los Angeles