Murray N. Ross, Ph.D
Former Vice President and Director, Kaiser Institute for Health Policy Kaiser Permanente
Murray Ross is a Former Vice President with Kaiser Permanente in Oakland, California, where he led the Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Policy; he continues to serve as a Senior Lecturer at the Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine. Dr. Ross formerly chaired the board of ICER. He currently serves on the boards of the Network for Excellence in Health Innovation and was previously on the board of the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement.
The Institute seeks to shape the public policy environment by drawing on Kaiser Permanente’s evidence and experience in meeting the health and care needs of over 12 million people. It does so by convening public forums on policy issues, publications, digital media, and by supporting and promoting the work of like-minded partner organizations.
An economist by training, Dr. Ross speaks frequently to domestic and international audiences on a range of health care and policy topics. Before joining Kaiser Permanente in 2002, he was an advisor to the U.S. Congress, first with the Congressional Budget Office and later as executive director of the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission. He enjoys running, writing, photography, and traveling.