26- Physician-Executive Series: Alex Ding, MD (Humana)

Episode 26 June 15, 2022 00:51:30
26- Physician-Executive Series: Alex Ding, MD (Humana)
Physicians Off The Beaten Path
26- Physician-Executive Series: Alex Ding, MD (Humana)
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Show Notes

What are the most important things you need to have in order to succeed in a nontraditional path? How can you keep evolving in an ever-changing world? In this episode, we answer all these questions and more with our guest, Dr. Alex Ding.

Alex is Executive in Residence & Medical Director at the Office of Health Affairs and Advocacy at Humana, a for-profit American health insurance company based in Louisville, Kentucky, and the third largest health insurance provider in the nation. He is Clinical Assistant Professor of Radiology at the University of Louisville.

Alex holds an M.S. in Health & Medical Sciences from School of Public Health at University of California, Berkeley, and a BA in Economics from the same University. He holds an MD from UCSF, and an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

 

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