What Makes a Leader

David Shulkin, MD, the 9th Secretary of Veteran Affairs, shares his insight into what makes a great leader, diversity and the biggest risks he’s taken in his professional career.

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David Shulkin, MD

The 9th Secretary of Veteran Affairs, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The Honorable David J. Shulkin was nominated by President Trump to serve as the ninth Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) and was confirmed by the United States Senate on February 13, 2017. Prior to his confirmation as Secretary, Dr. Shulkin served as VA’s Under Secretary for Health for 18 months, leading the Nation’s largest integrated health care system, with over 1,700 sites of care serving nearly nine million Veterans. Full bio ›

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