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Society of Hospital Medicine Supports Confirmation of Vivek Murthy, MD, MBA as U.S. Surgeon General

February 25, 2021

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Dr. Murthy Known as Well-Respected Hospitalist with Decades of Public Health Expertise Needed During Current Public Health Crisis

The Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM), announced support of the confirmation of Vivek Murthy, MD, MBA to the position of Surgeon General of the United States. Dr. Murthy is a well-respected hospitalist with decades of public health expertise and brings unparalleled capability to a role that is incredibly important during a once-in-a-lifetime public health crisis.

Given his track record of public service, public health expertise, and previous experience as Surgeon General, SHM is confident that Dr. Murthy will bring a demonstrated commitment to public service, coupled with the quality-driven, results-oriented mindset of a hospitalist physician.

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