Regina Benjamin

Aaron talks with the 18th Surgeon General of the United States—Dr. Regina Benjamin.

A partial list of Dr. Benjamin’s accomplishments illustrates why she is one of the most amazing people in the United States:

· First Physician under 40 elected to the American Medical Association Board
· First African-American Woman on the AMA Board
· Former Chair,, Federation of State Medical Boards
· Fellow, American Academy of Family Physicians
· Diplomate, American Board of Family Practice
· Former. President, Alabama Medical Association
· Rockefeller Next Generation Leader
· Nelson Mandela Award for Health/Human Rights
· TIME: Nation’s 50 Future Leaders Age 40 & Under
· CBS This Morning “Woman of the Year”
· People Magazine “Woman of the Year”
· Papal Cross Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice Recipient
· U.S. News & World: “America’s Best Leaders”
· MacArthur Genius Fellow Award
· M.D., Univ. of Alabama Birmingham
· MBA, Tulane University
· Holds 15 Honorary Degrees