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Dr. Ellison is board certified in Family Medicine and is a diplomat of the American Academy of Family Physicians. He serves as executive medical director and chairman of the board for the Southern California Permanente Medical Group, one of the largest self-governing medical groups in the country, setting the strategic direction and accountability for all aspects of patient care.
In 2015, Dr. Ellison was named chairman of the board and CEO of The Southeast Permanente Medical Group of Georgia, responsible for TSPMG’s overall performance. Dr. Ellison is also co-CEO of the Permanente Federation, a consortium of all the Permanente Medical Groups in the nation, supporting the work of more than 21,000 Kaiser Permanente physicians and 80,000 employees.
In 2014 and 2015, Dr. Ellison served on the board of directors of the 2015 Special Olympics World Games, working with more than 650 SCPMG physicians and thousands of Kaiser Permanente employees who volunteered to provide care and support to more than 6,300 athletes.
A recent addition to his responsibilities is serving as an executive sponsor and board member of the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine, an innovative school redesigning physician education beyond traditional medical settings.