October 25, 2012 By Karen Stewartson
Last year, Forbes named Gupta one of the 10 most influential celebrities, and he's received many accolades, including the 2003 Humanitarian Award from the National Press Photographers Association. As a CNN correspondent, he's covered such topics as military physicians, and disasters like the Deep Horizon Oil Spill, Hurricane Katrina, the Sri Lankan tsunami, and the Haiti earthquake, to name a few.
During his lecture at the Sacramento Community Center, Gupta fielded questions about passing up the opportunity to become surgeon general, the state of the LiveStrong Foundation surrounding the recent Lance Armstrong scandal, as well as his book Monday Mornings being turned into a medical drama TV series by David Kelley.
But what can government employees learn from his lecture? Plenty, it turns out. Here are three takeaways from the night’s event.
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