Bechara Choucair, MD

SVP & Chief Health Officer, Kaiser Permanente

As chief health officer at Kaiser Permanente, Dr. Choucair oversees the organization’s efforts to address the social health of its 12.5 million members and work to improve conditions for health and equity for all 68 million people living in the communities it serves. This includes the creation of the nation’s largest social health network, integrated with Kaiser Permanente’s health care services, and the management of the organization’s comprehensive community health portfolio. He is responsible for the organization’s environmental stewardship efforts and, in 2020, Kaiser Permanente became the first carbon neutral health system in the U.S.

From January through November 2021, Dr. Choucair served as the White House national COVID-19 vaccinations coordinator.