Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare – 2010
Executive Vice President and chief of medical affairs, UnitedHealth Group
Reed Tuckson is executive vice president and chief of medical affairs at UnitedHealth Group, the largest health insurer by revenue in the nation. An internal medicine physician, Tuckson, 59, works with all the business units at the Minnetonka, Minn.-based insurer to improve quality and efficiency of health services. He was senior vice president of professional standards for the American Medical Association and former president of the Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science in Los Angeles. He chaired the Institute of Medicine's Crossing the Quality Chasm Summit Committee.