President-Elect Trump Names David Shulkin as VA Secretary



On January 11, Donald Trump selected VA’s current Undersecretary for Health, David Shulkin, M.D., as the next Secretary of Veterans Affairs.  Dr. Shulkin worked in private health care prior to his appointment by President Obama in 2015.  If confirmed, he would be the first non-veteran to hold the post.

You can read more about him, and some of the initial reaction here and here.