Karin Shavelson

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Karin Shavelson has over fifteen years clinical experience as a Board Certified Pediatric Hospitalist, including one year as a Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship at Stanford/Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital. She received her medical degree from the University of California, Davis School of Medicine and then completed her residency and Chief Residency in Pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr Shavelson also has clinical privileges in Pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco.

With over fourteen years of extensive medical and administrative experience from Kaiser Permanente, Dr Shavelson joined MarinHealth in 2019 as the Medical Director of the Pediatric Hospitalist group and she will continue to support our Women, Infant and Children division in this role. She is also one of our leaders in our response to the COVID-19 pandemic. While with Kaiser Permanente, Dr Shavelson served in several leadership roles, such as Chief of Inpatient Pediatric & Neonatal Services, and was also honored by her colleagues and elected to the Medical Executive Committee (MEC), including service as President of MEC. During her tenure with Kaiser Permanente, Dr Shavelson participated in many educational courses, including completing the Institute for Healthcare Improvement Patient Safety Officer course.

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