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IBN: President Obama nominate Indian American for surgeon general.


Vivek MurthyPresident Barack Obama has nominated Dr Vivek Hallegere Murthy as the next US Surgeon General, reports IBN.

The Indian American is  Co-Founder and President of Doctors for America, a group of 15,000 doctors who support Obamacare.

“Obama has made the right choice in naming a highly qualified physician to serve as America’s next surgeon general,” Dr Jayesh B Shah, president of the influential American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) said.  “We are proud of Vivek and his many accomplishments and look forward to supporting him throughout the confirmation process.”

“Vivek represents the next generation of Indian-American physicians,” said Dr Harbhajan Ajrawat, AAPI Legislative Committee chairman.

You can read why this nomination is an historical one in IBN.


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