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Shulkin: VA "Not a Political Issue”

VA Under Secretary of Health David J. Shulkin, MD discusses what makes the VA an unparalleled health care system and its continuing mission to care for veterans in the new administration.


 

Federal Practitioner sat down for an exclusive interview with VA Under Secretary of Health David J. Shulkin, MD at the recent Launch Pad: Pathways to Cancer Innovation, November 29, 2016. As the clock winds down on the current administration, the interview covered a wide range of topic. The below video that discusses VA progress over the past 18 months since Shulkin was confirmed and the prospects for change in the new administration. Future videos will cover the Veterans Choice Program, employee morale and recruitment challenges, improving rural care, transparency, and the unique nature of VA’s mission and care.

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