Brigadier General Shan Bagby DMD, MHA – The Importance of developing a Diverse Military Medical Force and Leading through Tough Social Times and an Inside look at Deployed Dental Care (Part 2 of 2)
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  BG (Dr.) Shan Bagby discusses the importance of developing a culture that is diverse and respects the profession of arms.  He described the importance of diversity and equity in military culture and how biases can hold back the full potential of the system and leave talent on the table.  He describes his leadership experiences as the Commander of Brooke Army Medical Center, the largest military hospital, through tough social times and how he used his leadership role to enhance a culture of inclusivity.  He gives several specific examples of how to sense the culture and feelings of such a large organization and how to conduct effective listening session with his subordinate teammates.

  You will also hear about how dentistry uses data from Vietnam to ensure that dental care allows for readiness in the medical force and a unique perspective of dental care on the battlefield.

  You won’t want to miss this very important bonus episode and valuable advice and mentorship pearls from a respected military leader with a distinguished career.


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