Search

MG(R) Elder Granger, MD- Leading Large Healthcare Systems at Home and on the Battlefield

Updated: Aug 9

Dr. Granger is a board-certified hematologist/oncologist and served as the Program Executive Officer of the TRICARE Management Activity, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs. He also led the largest U.S. and multi-national battlefield health system in our recent history while serving as Commander, Task Force 44th Medical Command, and Command Surgeon for the Multinational Corps Iraq. He has led at every level of the Army Medical Department and deployed multiple times.

He is currently the President and CEO of THE 5Ps, a health care, education, and leadership consulting organization.

In this episode, you will hear some remarkable stories from Dr. Granger’s vast experience coordinating medical support for an entire theatre of war and how he facilitated the introduction of an electronic health record and other new medical technology on the battlefield. He also describes behind-the-scenes decisions associated with executing a 20+ billion-dollar budget for the Defense Health Plan. Dr. Granger then relates how his military medical experiences prepared him for successful roles in civilian healthcare and consultation.

Dr. Granger shares many insights and lessons learned over a distinguished career and provides some valuable advice for all listeners. You don't want to miss this episode!


The interview with Dr. Granger is available on all major podcast platforms. Here are some popular links that will bring you directly to the episode:

Apple: https://apple.co/3OFNP8M

Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3I9dlAC


Find out more and join Team WarDocs: www.wardocspodcast.com



The WarDocs Mission is to improve military and civilian healthcare and foster patriotism by honoring the legacy, preserving the oral history, and showcasing career opportunities, experiences, and achievements of military medicine.


Listen to the What We are For Episode 47. https://bit.ly/3r87Afm

WarDocs- The Military Medicine Podcast is a Non-Profit, Tax-exempt-501(c)(3) Veteran Run Organization run by volunteers. All donations are tax-deductible, and 100% of donations go to honoring and preserving the history, experiences, successes, and lessons learned in military medicine. A tax receipt will be sent to you.


WARDOCS documents the experiences, contributions, and innovations of all military medicine Services, ranks, and Corps who are affectionately called "Doc" as a sign of respect, trust, and confidence on and off the battlefield that demonstrates dedication to the medical care of fellow comrades in arms.


Follow Us on social media

Twitter: @wardocspodcast

Facebook: WarDocs Podcast

Instagram: @wardocspodcast