Former 9th Secretary of Veterans Affairs
United States Department of Veterans Affairs
The Honorable Dr. David J. Shulkin is the Ninth Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs having been appointed by President Trump. Secretary Shulkin previously served as Under Secretary for Health, having been appointed by President Obama and confirmed twice unanimously by the US Senate.As Secretary, Dr. Shulkin represented the 21 million American veterans and was responsible for the nation’s largest integrated health care system with over 1,200 sites of care, serving over 9 million Veterans.Prior to coming to VA, Secretary Shulkin was a widely respected healthcare executive having served as chief executive of leading hospitals and health systems including Beth Israel in New York City and Morristown Medical Center in Northern NJ. As an entrepreneur, Secretary Shulkin founded and served as the Chairman and CEO of DoctorQuality and has served on boards of managed care companies, technology companies, and health care organizations.
Hear Hon. Dr. David Shulkin share key insights from his experience running the Veterans Administration, the nation's largest integrated health system. For employers trying to build a healthy workforce, learn why it makes sense to reach for "moonshots" rather than incremental changes that show limited results. When it comes to managing challenging chronic conditions like diabetes, traditional one-size-fits-all approaches miss the mark. Listen as Dr. Shulkin discusses the power of microbiome science and why personalized solutions like DayTwo are key to lasting population health.View session details
Join Hon. Dr. David Shulkin as he discusses the top 6 healthcare trends in the workforce today and how executives can best care for their employee populations. Hear the role microbiome science, AI, and virtual care play in improving health outcomes for chronic conditions like diabetes, prediabetes, and clinical obesity. When employees have access to benefits that match their biology and lifestyle, they stick with them. Learn the key considerations companies should be taking into account when planning for the future.View session details
Remember the mission to reach the moon? In 1962, President JFK set forth a vision. He initiated a movement that outlived him! Even in his death, the mission was accomplished seven years after his famous speech. Now we’re on a five-year mission, and it's not about us. This is a mission for you – the individual, the stakeholder, the employer healthcare and benefits professional. Join the mission to reduce costs, reimagine culture, and reinvent care.
Reduce employer healthcare and benefits costs by 25% by 2025.
Reimagine engagement and well-being.
Provide 40% of healthcare services virtually and through technology by 2025.