Educational opportunities


Changing the future of health care, together

As a physician with the Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group, you'll have the opportunity to contribute to and learn from powerful collaborations with world-class doctors, specialists and care teams who share your desire to make a difference in people's lives. You'll also receive specialized training designed to help you grow, personally and professionally, as you join us in changing the future of health care. You will have access to continuing medical education reimbursement funds so that you can stay abreast of the developments in your field.  

Communicating with care: Clinician Patient Communication (CPC)

Effective communication is at the core of providing excellent care experiences. It enables you to truly understand your patient's individual needs and helps physicians practice medicine as it was originally intended - with compassion and respect. To promote effective Clinician Patient Communication (CPC), we've designed the Four Habits Model, an approach to CPC that helps you gain the insights necessary to make accurate diagnoses while also ensuring your patients feel heard and well cared for.

Your introduction to this research-based conversation skill set starts the same day you do. As your knowledge of the Four Habits Model grows, you'll dive deeper into the approach, ultimately entering our Connect with the Four Habits program. During this immersive training, you'll have the opportunity to hone your craft via engaging role-plays with trained actors and physician experts.

Once you've completed the Connect with the Four Habits program, you can take your communication skills further by scheduling a session with a dedicated communication consultant at your medical center. Working hand in hand with them, you can utilize targeted training to ensure that you and your patients get the most out of each encounter.