Dr. Bechara Choucair, MD, shares his public health journey, from residency to the White House. He’ll discuss his role in leading the country’s COVID-19 vaccination efforts and why it’s critical for family physicians to get involved in public health.
Join us at 6:00pm CT on March 29th for this resident exclusive event.
Dr. Choucair will discuss his public health journey from residency to his role in the Biden administration.
Who is Dr. Bechara Choucair?
Bechara Choucair, MD, is senior vice president and chief health officer for Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc., and Hospitals. Prior to joining Kaiser Permanente, Dr. Choucair served as White House national vaccinations coordinator from January through November 2021. In this role, he focused on coordinating the timely, safe, and equitable administration of COVID-19 vaccinations. During his tenure more than 450 million doses of the vaccine were administered nationwide.
Dr. Choucair, a family physician by training, holds an MD from the American University of Beirut and a master’s degree in health care management from the University of Texas at Dallas. He completed his family residency at Baylor College of Medicine.