PCC Urges Senate Committee to Approve Vivek Murthy's Nomination as Surgeon General

On March 5, PCC sent a letter to the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions in support of Dr. Vivek Murthy, who has been nominated by President Joe Biden to be U.S. Surgeon General.

The letter said PCC "calls for public and private leadership to take bold actions to bolster the health of our nation" and that "Dr. Murthy has already proven that he is the right person to lead that charge." The letter noted that his experience, vision and evidence-based sensibility is able to get the nation through the COVID-19 pandemic stronger for the health challenges that lie ahead.

Read the full letter.

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