The Southeast Permanente Medical Group

The Southeast Permanente Medical Group is an integral part of Kaiser Permanente. Our physicians can coordinate virtually every aspect of patient care - from referrals to laboratory tests to medications. With everything under one umbrella, our patients receive the highest continuity of care.

Julia Skeen Named TSPMG Director of Professional Development

The Southeast Permanente Medical Group is pleased to announce that Julia Skeen, previously Manager of Educational Design & Training, has been promoted to Director of Professional Development. In her new role, Julia will continue to have responsibility for educational design and training and will also oversee our Continuing Medical Education (CME) program. Sandi Gauthier, Manager of CME, will continue to manage our CME activities and will report to Julia.

Julia joined TSPMG in 2006 as a Communication and Leadership Coaching Consultant. She is best known for her outstanding work in clinical communication consulting with our new hires, development of the Physician Leadership training program, and her Program-wide work on the Permanente Medicine and Management Program. Her knowledge, enthusiasm and can-do attitude have established her as a sought-after expert on clinician leadership skill development.

Before she joined TSPMG, Julia served as National Director of Job Market Connections for an international Human Capital Consulting firm and as a communications instructor for the University of Michigan. She holds a B.S. in Organizational Communications and an M.A. in Communications from Eastern Michigan University. She also is certified to administer Myers-Briggs and HBDI assessments and is a Registered Corporate Coach.