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Implementation scientists to meet in Seattle

American Psychological Association president, Dr. Arthur Evans Jr., will deliver the conference keynote.

New leadership


What drives Dr. Rita Mangione-Smith?

In this Q&A, Kaiser Permanente Washington’s new top researcher describes her passion for quality improvement, strategic planning, and evening aperitivo.



The ACT study: Looking toward the future

At 25 years, the Adult Changes in Thought study is committed to science, collaboration, and jokes, writes Erin Bowles

Our research

We study health and health care as it happens in everyday settings by everyday people, producing results that are built to work in the real world. We share our results in the public domain to benefit people everywhere.