Beth Roemer, MPH is the Assistant Dean for Admissions, Outreach, Diversity and Inclusion for Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine. Ms. Roemer joined the medical school team in 2010 and brings the deep experience of a 35-year career with Kaiser Permanente.
Previously, she was senior director, Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Policy with a focus on medical education innovation and the future workforce for healthcare. Other leadership roles included medical center administration, national executive consulting, accreditation and regulatory compliance, quality of care improvement, innovations in health insurance coverage, and building the first national bargaining agreement with more than thirty unions in the labor management partnership. An author on the topic of graduate medical education, Ms. Roemer manages Kaiser Permanente’s charitable grants for medical education transformation and health professions workforce improvement.
She is a member of the Council on Graduate Medical Education that makes recommendations to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and is a founding member of the board of the Beyond Flexner Alliance that focuses on health equity and training health professionals as agents of a more equitable health care system. Ms. Roemer received her undergraduate degree in economics and psychology and Master of Public Health in health services management from the University of California, Berkeley and completed the Kaiser Permanente Advanced Leadership Program at the University of North Carolina.