As a 38 year veteran of the US Navy, retired Rear Admiral Karen Flaherty-Oxler is well versed in the challenges veterans face when navigating the healthcare system. The first woman CEO of the Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center in Philadelphia, Flaherty-Oxler talks with us about seeing challenges as an opportunity for growth, the importance of caring for the healthcare team, and the benefits of bringing joy to work.