Reed V. Tuckson, M.D., FACP, is managing director of Tuckson Health Connections, a health and medical care consulting business. Previously, he enjoyed a long tenure as executive vice president and chief of medical affairs at UnitedHealth Group, which includes the nation’s largest health insurer and a comprehensive health services company. His recent book, The Doctor in the Mirror, focuses on patient empowerment.
Before joining UnitedHealth Group, Dr. Tuckson served as the American Medical Association’s senior vice president of professional standards and as commissioner of public health for the District of Columbia. He is a graduate of Howard University, Georgetown University School of Medicine and the General Internal Medicine Residency Program at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.