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Colin Cave

Medical Director, External Affairs, Government Relations and Community Health, Kaiser Permanente
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Colin Cave

Colin Cave, MD, is the Medical Director of External Affairs, Government Relations and Community Health for Northwest Permanente (NWP), the medical group for Kaiser Permanente Northwest. He previously served as chairman of the board for NWP. Cave completed his residency in head and neck surgery at Stanford and has served as president of the Oregon Medical Association, Medical Society of Metropolitan Portland, and the Oregon Academy of Otolaryngology. He has been a practicing surgeon since 1994, having won the Distinguished Physician Award and selected nine times as a Top Physician by Portland Monthly Magazine. Cave is responsible for NWP’s Corporate Social Responsibility program, including community engagement and B Corp activities. He also heads NWP’s regional and national leadership efforts in addressing climate change, greenhouse gas emissions, mitigation, and resilience strategies and enacting NWP’s Climate Action Plan.

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I felt this conference was life changing. I am truly inspired and am plotting both career and personal changes to live up to the great lessons I learned. Both the sessions and the networking were vital.


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