With over 30 years of experience, Dr. Brian C. Lein is a seasoned leader in the government medical industry. His contributions have significantly impacted not only the success of the COVID-19 response but also the healthcare we have today.
Meet Dr. Brian Lein, Assistant Director of AD-HCA
Dr. Brian Lein, MD, is the Assistant Director of Healthcare Administration at the Defense Health Agency (DHA). He leads all DoD hospitals and clinics that provide health care. Also, he is in charge of keeping the armed forces medical readiness and maintaining the medical force’s preparedness within a unified Military Health System.
Dr. Lein was a physician and leader in the U.S. Army for three decades before joining DHA. He retired as a major general and the Chief of the Army Medical Corps. He has been in charge of the Army Medical Department Center and School, the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, and the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, among other places.
He graduated with a BS in Engineering at the United States Military Academy, West Point. From 1984 to 1988, he pursued his Doctor of Medicine at Temple University School of Medicine.
Career and Leadership Chronology
Dr. Lein is genuinely a seasoned medical executive in the defense industry. He has served and led different defense entities’ programs and assignments for decades. Let’s take a look at the summary of his leadership.
- 2007-2009: Commander at U.S. Army
- 2009-2012: Command Surgeon at FORSCOM
- 2012-2014: Deputy Commanding general, COO at MEDCOM, and Deputy Commander at U.S. Army
- 2014-2016: Commander at U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command
- 2016-2018: Commander at U.S. Army Medical Department Center and School
- 2018-2020: Division VP for Graduate Medical Education, TriStar Division at HCA Healthcare
- 2020: Serology Lead, COVID Task Force at U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HSS)
- 2020-Present: Assistant Director, Healthcare Administration at Defense Health Agency
Brian Lein: Priorities and Contributions at Health Care Administration
As the Assistant Director, Dr. Brian Lein helps the DHA director plan, direct, and manage health care facilities. He also supports making and executing policies, procedures, and guidelines for delivering and managing health care. Lastly, he is essential in managing the TRICARE Health Program and providing cross-functional market support.
Dr. Lein has been serving in the military since 2007 as the commander of the U.S. Army. Since then, he has dedicated himself to serving within the government medical and healthcare agencies.
Some of his contributions include leading thousands of staff and overseeing huge government contracts. He was also a significant part of fighting the 2019 pandemic. Aside from that, he worked with the National COVID Task Force to respond to and control the growing number of people affected by the infamous COVID-19.
Brian Lein joins the 2023 Healthcare Summit
The Potomac Officers Club invited Brian Lein to be one of the guests at their 2023 Healthcare Summit. The event will discuss numerous topics, such as how the US healthcare system addresses the COVID-19 pandemic.
Seasoned executives in the sector, such as Pat Flanders, Lisa Gardner, and Darell LaRoche, are invited to speak at the conference about the impacts of AI in healthcare and how important it is for healthcare to transition to digital.
The event will occur at Falls Church Marriott Fairview Park on December 06, 2023, 7:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time Zone.