Kaiser Permanente announced that its medical school will be named after late Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO Bernard Tyson. The decision by the board of directors was announced at Tyson’s memorial service this week. “Bernard Tyson’s passion for this medical school was a driving force in its creation and will be a daily reminder of his own lived commitment to equity, diversity, and courageous leadership,” said Holly J. Humphrey, MD, Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine board chair and president of the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation. “These same values are at the core of the mission and vision of this school and will serve to inspire current and future generations.”
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