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Surgeon General Vivek Murthy Outlines Priorities

6/2/2015 12:00:00 AM

VADM Vivek Murthy, 19th Surgeon General, outlined his vision for building the Great American Community.  Surgeon General Murthy's four priorities include: 1) communicating clearly with the public, 2) moving from a culture of treatment to one of prevention, 3) changing health behaviors, and 4) speaking up and speaking out against violence.

Click here for his written remarks delivered at his commissioning and change of command ceremony on April 22.

Photo Credit: Boston Globe

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