President Biden is expected to appoint a nurse as a general surgeon after a previous one President TrumpDonald Trump Schumer: The impeachment trial is going to be swift, not needing many witnesses. Nurse named Biden as Acting General Surgeon: Schumer Report Calls on Biden to declare a climate emergency MoreThe Surgeon General was asked to resign last week. Washington Post I mentioned Monday.
The newly installed president plans to name Susan Orsega, a nurse and US Public Health Service employee, among the first nurses to serve in the position, two people familiar with her choice told the newspaper. One of the sources said Biden may choose Orsega to work on Tuesday.
The White House and the Department of Health and Human Services did not immediately respond to The Hill’s request for comment.
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Biden’s candidate to become a general surgeon, Vivek MurthyVivek MurthySunday – Biden’s agenda and the Trump impeachment trial dominate getting herd immunity before the next school year appears as an “ambitious goal,” says the surgeon’s general candidate on Sunday. Preview: All eyes are on the Biden administration to tackle the Coronavirus More, Has yet to be confirmed by the Senate before taking office. No date has been set for the hearings to confirm Murthy, who served as a general surgeon during the Obama administration.
“The committee is ready to go with a strict timetable for hearings as soon as they are organized, with nominations being a top priority,” Senate Health, Education, Work and Pensions Committee spokeswoman Madeleine Rusack told the newspaper.
Orsega will not be the first nurse to hold this position. Sylvia Trent Adams worked as an acting general surgeon under Trump, and Richard Carmona was installed as a general surgeon under former President George W. Bush.
Her selection comes as the country deals with the Coronavirus pandemic that has infected more than 25 million people in the United States, and killed more than 420,000, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.