David Shulkin


David J. Shulkin, MD is the current Under Secretary of Health for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

The United States Department of Veterans Affairs is a government-run military veteran benefit system with Cabinet-level status.


He was nominated by President Obama on March 18, 2015 to serve as the Undersecretary of Health and confirmed by the U.S. Senate in June 2015.


He was sworn in on July 6, 2015.


The Undersecretary of health is the chief executive of the nations largest integrated health care system.

A health system, also sometimes referred to as health care system or as healthcare system, is the organization of people, institutions, and resources that deliver health care services to meet the health needs of target populations.


On January 11, 2017, President-elect Donald Trump announced that he will nominate Shulkin to serve as United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs.

The United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs is the head of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the department concerned with veterans' benefits, health care, and national veterans' memorials and cemeteries.

Donald John Trump is an American businessman, television producer and politician, who is the Republican Party nominee for President of the United States in the 2016 election.

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