Northern & Central California, California
Through an integrated health care delivery model that places the patient at its core, The Permanente Medical Group, Inc. (TPMG) helps over 4 million Kaiser Permanente members live healthier, happier, and longer lives. We are a 9,000-physician strong and physician-led medical group that believes in working collaboratively with our colleagues to put our patients at the center for the best outcomes. The Permanente Medical Group is on the forefront of innovative work using state of the art technology. We equip our physicians with the tools they need so they can focus on what they do best, providing world-class patient care.
At TPMG, we demonstrate our commitment to a culture of equity, inclusion, and diversity by hiring physicians that reflect and celebrate the diversity of people and cultures. We practice in an environment with patients at the center and deliver culturally responsive and compassionate care to our member populations.
With its breathtaking natural attractions, renowned art museums, award-winning eateries, world championship sports teams and broad spectrum of entertainment and recreational options, Northern California has something for everyone. Even more, our region offers an enviable mix of geographical diversity and proximity, which means you can enjoy multiple adventures and outings within a matter of hours. Imagine spending a morning in the mountains, an afternoon in the wine country and an evening at the beach. In Northern California, that's possible.
As leaders in our field, our physicians are often recognized for their accomplishments among their peers and professional organizations alike.
We offer competitive compensation and a robust benefits package specifically designed for our physicians. Featuring an unmatched array of specialized advantages, support, and resources, it is truly one of the most generous and competitive in the industry.
Three retirement plans, including pension and 401(k): As you grow your career with The Permanente Medical Group, you can prepare for your future retirement with plans that work with your goals.
Shareholder track: In order to become a The Permanente Medical Group shareholder, a physician must be board certified in the specialty in which the physician practices and work a minimum of 24 hours per week.
Moving allowance: The Moving Allowance Program is designed to assist new physicians with moving expenses incurred during relocation with minimal out of pocket expenses.
Comprehensive medical and dental: We understand the importance of healthcare and dental coverage for you and your loved ones. With The Permanente Medical Group you have the choice in selecting the right plan for you and your family.
Home loan assistance: The Permanente Medical Group's generous Home Loan Program is designed to assist new physicians with the purchase of a home in the Northern California service area.
Malpractice and tail insurance: A unique benefit not offered by many, we offer Malpractice and tail insurance so you can be confident in the care you're providing.
Reimbursement of new California medical license fees and board exam fees for board eligible physicians: Please contact your recruiter for details.
Paid vacation, holiday, sick leave, education leave: Our benefits package includes comprehensive paid personal time off, sick leave, education leave, family leave, etc.
Additional benefits you'll also enjoy
We are a 9,000-physician strong and physician-led medical group that believes in working collaboratively with our colleagues to put our patients at the center for the best outcomes.
What we believe in.
The Permanente Medical Group, Inc. is dedicated to recruiting physicians that reflect and celebrate the diversity of people and cultures. In Northern California, our physicians come from many backgrounds and their contributions make TPMG an amazing place to work and nurtures an environment of collegiality.
Here, physicians can practice in an environment with patients at the center and deliver culturally responsive and compassionate care to our younger member populations. We invite you to consider a career with one of the nation’s largest medical groups.
Northern California offers the environment to keep life exciting.
With its breathtaking natural attractions, renowned art museums, award-winning eateries, world championship sports teams and broad spectrum of entertainment and recreational options, Northern California has something for everyone.
Even more, our region offers an enviable mix of geographical diversity and proximity, which means you can enjoy multiple adventures and outings within a matter of hours. Imagine spending a morning in the mountains, an afternoon in the wine country and an evening at the beach. In Northern California, that's possible.
Physician leadership sets us apart
At The Permanente Medical Group, our leaders are comprised of your physician colleagues. We have opportunities for growth, which provide the potential to become a leader amongst your peers.
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The Permanente Medical Group physicians are regarded as experts in their field. Whether we are providing world-class care to our community or participating in groundbreaking research, our work is making the news and transforming health care in America.
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As an integrated, multidisciplinary medical group that combines strong physician leadership, highly skilled clinicians and the most sophisticated technology, The Permanente Medical Group is at the heart of Kaiser Permanente Northern California’s mission to deliver high quality and affordable health care to our patients and communities.
Permanente physicians hail from top medical schools, residency programs and fellowships, with 21% receiving their training at Harvard University, Stanford University, or the University of California, San Francisco.
Our physicians also reflect the tremendous diversity of our patient population: approximately 55% of them are ethnically and culturally diverse, and more than half speak a language in addition to English.
At the core of our multispecialty group practice is a strong commitment to the physician-patient relationship: we help patients make informed decisions and take the right steps to maximize their total health through all stages of life—in mind, body, and spirit.
What is Permanente Medicine?
Our integration with Kaiser Permanente as well as the nationwide Permanente Medical Groups sets us apart as a collaborative organization leading the future of health care.
The Permanente Medical Group (TPMG) is the largest medical group in the United States—and one of the most distinguished. Our 9,300 physicians and 40,000 nurses and staff are leading the transformation of health care. Through nation-leading quality, preeminent research, and superior technology systems, we are delivering superior clinical outcomes, and having a positive and often life-changing impact on the health of our 4.4 million patients in Northern California.
In partnership with Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plan in Northern California, we are a leader in disease prevention, early intervention, and world-class specialty care treatment, including cardiovascular, perinatal and neurosurgical care, sepsis survival, and more. Our physicians innovate every day for better outcomes for patients, supported by some of the most comprehensive disease registries in the world and an integrated health care model. From our world-class electronic health record to a seamless care experience for our patients, we set the standard in health care.