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Kameron Matthews, MD, JD, FAAFP, is the Assistant Under Secretary for Health for Clinical Services and Chief Medical Officer of the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). She formerly served as the Assistant Under Secretary for Health for Community Care in VHA, with responsibility for the contracted community-based provider network for veterans nationwide, with both primary and secondary payor programs. Dr. Matthews holds a medical degree from Johns Hopkins University and a law degree from the University of Chicago, and a bachelor's degree in public policy studies from Duke University. She completed her residency in Family Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Matthews has focused her career on underserved and vulnerable patient populations, having worked as a staff physician at Cook County Jail and with Erie Family Health Center, a large community health center also in Chicago. Prior to her work with the VA, she was the Chief Medical Officer of Mile Square Health Center within the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System. She has received multiple honors including being named a 2017 National Minority Quality Forum 40 Under 40 Leader in Minority Health and the 2018-2020 National Academy of Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine James C. Puffer Fellow. She sits on the board of directors of the National Quality Forum, the advisory board of the National Minority Quality Forum, and the Diversity and Inclusion Committee of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. As a passion outside of work, she co-directs the Tour for Diversity in Medicine, an initiative seeking to bring premedical enrichment activities to underrepresented minority high schools and undergraduate students across the country.