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John H. Cochran, MD, FACS Executive Director The Permanente Federation

John H. Cochran, MD, FACS, is the Executive Director of The Permanente Federation, the national umbrella organization for the regional Permanente Medical Groups, which comprise the physician component of Kaiser Permanente. The Permanente Medical Groups employ more than 14,000 physicians who care for approximately 8.6 million Kaiser Permanente members. Prior to his appointment to this position in October 2007, Dr. Cochran served as Executive Medical Director and President of the Colorado Permanente Medical Group (CPMG) for Kaiser Permanente. Dr. Cochran began his career with CPMG as founder of the Plastic Surgery Department in 1990.

Dr. Cochran currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the American Medical Group Association (AMGA), the Board of Directors of the Alliance of Community Health Plans (ACHP), and the Advisory Board of the Global Health Group at the University of California in San Francisco.

Earning his medical degree from the University of Colorado, Dr. Cochran served residencies at Stanford University Medical Center and the University of Wisconsin Hospital. He is board certified in Otolaryngology (head and neck surgery) and in Plastic and Reconstructive surgery.

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