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ASA-member Jerome Adams, M.D., Officially Sworn in as new U.S. Surgeon General

Yesterday, ASA member Jerome Adams, M.D., was officially sworn in as the 20th Surgeon General of the United States. He is the first physician anesthesiologist to hold this position. As the “Nation’s Doctor,” Dr. Adams said his motto in the office would be “Better Health Through Better Partnerships,” reflecting a career of successful bridge building Continue Reading

David Shulkin, M.D., Confirmed as VA Secretary

David Shulkin, M.D., Confirmed as VA Secretary   On Monday, February 13, the U.S. Senate voted unanimously (100-0) to confirm President Donald Trump’s nominee of David Shulkin, M.D., as Secretary inflatable water park of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Dr. Shulkin previously served as VA Under Secretary for Health under the Obama administration. Continue Reading