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SreyRam Kuy, MD, MHS, is a practicing general surgeon and the deputy chief medical officer for quality and safety of a network of VA medical centers and facilities. SreyRam previously served as special advisor to the Secretary of the VA and was the first woman appointed deputy under secretary for community care, overseeing a $14.5 billion budget and 7,300 staff. Before that, SreyRam served as chief medical officer for Louisiana Medicaid, a $10.7 billion system covering 1.6 million children, pregnant women, and disabled and indigent patients. In this role, she instituted quality performance metrics and payment reforms and led initiatives tackling the opioid crisis, resulting in a 40% reduction in new opioid prescriptions. SreyRam is the recipient of the American College of Surgeons Inspiring Woman in Surgery Award, President George H.W. Bush’s Points of Lights Award, Oregon Health Sciences University Early Career Achievement Award, L’Oréal Paris Women of Worth, and Business Report’s 40 Under 40 and was named by Modern Healthcare as one of ten Minority Healthcare Executives to Watch. She was a Presidential Leadership Scholar through a bipartisan leadership program taught by Presidents George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and George H. W. Bush, a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar, a Kaiser Family Foundation Health Policy Scholar in the US Senate, an Eisenhower Fellow, and an American College of Surgeons Health Policy Scholar. SreyRam received her MD from Oregon Health Sciences University and her master’s degree from Yale. She is the author of 50 Studies Every Surgeon Should Know and is published widely on health policy, quality, and safety and has written for the Washington Post, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, and Huffington Post. SreyRam is a Fellow of the fifth class of the Health Innovators Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.