Andrew Golden, M.D.

Medical Director

A champion and leader in the field of physician-patient communication, Dr. Golden has dedicated much of his extensive career to educating physicians on how to make the most of their interactions with patients.

Dr. Golden is a graduate of the University of Rochester School of Medicine where he completed his medical degree and a residency in family medicine. Dr. Golden joined Kaiser Permanente (KP) in 1978 where he worked until his retirement in 2014. During his time at KP, Dr. Golden served in many senior roles including Education Chairman, Chief of Family Practice, Physician Director of Service Quality and Physician Lead for Clinician-Patient Communication. Dr. Golden has experience developing curriculum and delivering communication skills training to thousands of providers.

As SLG’s Medical Director, Dr. Golden is a sought-after provider shadow coach and presenter.