Robert Pearl

Robert Pearl, MD, is the president and CEO of the Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group and the executive director and CEO of The Permanente Medical Group, which is responsible for the health care of 3.8 million Kaiser Permanente members. Dr. Pearl, named one of the most powerful physician-leaders in the country by Modern Healthcare, speaks at approximately 15 events per year for audiences of up to 10,000 people, organized by organizations such as the New England Journal of Medicine. He is a member of the Stanford faculty and has formerly taught at Duke, UC Berkeley, and Harvard. His Forbes.com column on health care's business and culture includes topics such as a conversation with Malcolm Gladwell, which has had over 500K views. Dr. Pearl has been featured in Time, ABC News, USA Today, and NPR, among other publications.