30: Conserve the Fighting Strength with Lt. Gen. R. Scott Dingle, Surgeon General, U.S. Army; Commanding General, U.S. Army Medical Command
Meet Lieutenant General Scott Dingle:
Lieutenant General Scott Dingle is the 45th Surgeon General of the United States Army as well as the Commanding General for the Army Medical Command. He leads over one hundred thousand soldiers and civilians and his command has taken him across the country and the globe. His degrees include Master of Science in Administration from Central Michigan University, Master of Military Arts and Science from the School of Advanced Military Studies and a Master of Science in National Security Strategy from the National War College. Additionally, LTG Dingle is an ordained Itinerate Elder in the African Methodist Episcopal Church.
Lieutenant General Dingle shares his leadership lessons and global experiences. For him, it doesn’t matter if you are a newly commissioned officer or a three-star general, the principles of leadership are the same.
- What Healthcare is All About. Healthcare is about taking care of people, but healthcare workers need to make sure they are taking care of themselves too. (23:10)
- Large and Small Teams. Leading large teams requires trusting leaders at every level of command. (27:19)
- Mentorship. Lieutenant General Dingle discusses the “rolodex” of mentors he’s sought advice from in his career. (31:31)
- Response. The Army had to adjust and adapt to help their soldiers and the country combat COVID-19. (38:40)