University of Virginia’s Richard Shannon, M.D., Appointed to Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plan Boards

Executive Vice President for Health Affairs for the University of Virginia Richard Shannon, M.D., has joined the boards of directors of Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc.

Dr. Shannon comes to Kaiser Permanente with more than 30 years of experience in health care innovation and advocacy related to quality improvement and patient safety. A member of the board of directors of the American Board of Internal Medicine and the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council, Dr. Shannon is a teaching fellow for the Institute of Healthcare Improvement.