Get Involved


Right here, right now. You can help us improve health and health care for people everywhere.

Here's what you can do today:

  • Volunteer to be a study participant or serve as a research advisor.
  • Donate to support our worthy cause: better health and health care for everyone.
  • Tell us about health topics and research areas that are important to you and your family.

giving to research


Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute Endowment

Your donation to the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute Endowment supports essential aspects of our work that most federal grants don’t cover—including sharing our findings with the world and kick starting small studies that must move quickly.


Ed Wagner Endowment for Health Care Transformation

Your gift to the Ed Wagner Endowment for Health Care Transformation improves care for disadvantaged populations in “safety-net” clinics across the country. 

Our impact

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All these tips come from Kaiser Permanente of Washington's practical research

Be part of a study


Help us with your gift of time and attention

By participating in research at Kaiser Permanente Washington, you play a part in discovering practical ways to help people everywhere stay health and get the care they need. We invite Kaiser Permanente Washington members and others from the community to be involved in our research as participants, project advisors, and members of our research teams. Find out how you can be part of our research today.

Why your support matters

Now more than ever, we need research on practical ways to improve our health—and our nation's health care system. By getting involved in our research, you help discover solutions built to work in the real world. From promoting bike helmets to helping people quit smoking to improving chronic illness care, we have a long history of practical research that helps people like you and your family stay healthy. Learn more about why your support is so important.