MG (Ret) David A. Rubenstein


MG (Ret) David Rubenstein, FACHE is returning to the ARC Board of Directors having previously served in 2012-2013. He is a retired Major General who excelled as a leader and follower at all levels of the Army Medical Department. He now shares his leadership lessons as a university professor, public speaker, and non-profit board member. In addition to serving as the Army’s Deputy Surgeon General and Chief of the Medical Service Corps, he spent 12 of his 35 Army years in command. He was the Commanding General of the Army Medical Department Center and School and Commanding General of the Army’s Europe Regional Medical Command. He also commanded the 30th Medical Brigade and Landstuhl Regional Medical Center (both in Germany), 21st Combat Support Hospital, Task Force Med Eagle while deployed to Bosnia & Herzegovina, 18th Surgical Hospital (MASH), and Headquarters and Support Company, 307th Medical Battalion (Airborne), 82nd Airborne Division. David is a graduate of Texas A&M University and the Army War College; and has earned a Master’s Degree in Health Administration from Baylor University. He has been inducted as an Outstanding Alumnus of Texas A&M University’s College of Education and Human Development, into the Hall of Honor of Texas A&M University’s Corps of Cadets, and into Baylor University’s Alumni Association Hall of Fame. He is listed in six Who’s Who publications, was included twice in Modern Healthcare’s list of the 100 most influential people in Healthcare; and received the 2013 Baylor University Board of Regent’s Healthcare Medal of Service. His professional credentials include being a board-certified healthcare executive who is a past Chairman of the Board of Governors of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He has previously served on several volunteer boards and task forces to include Texas A&M University’s Association of Former Students, the USO of San Antonio and Bexar County, and a special committee of the American Board of Medical Specialties. David has received the highest award presented by the American College of Healthcare Executives, its Gold Medal, and has received the Outstanding Federal Healthcare Executive Award from the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States. Among his many other honors, he earned the inaugural US Army Medical Service Corps Mentor of the Year Award.