Vivek Murthy – who is neither a surgeon nor a general but going to be a Vice admiral

The post of Surgeon General of United States under President Obama’s administration had been lying vacant since Dr. Regina Benjamin resigned in July 2013. It was finally filled up when the Senate voted to confirm Vivek Murthy a MD and MBA as America’s new surgeon general. Obama nominated had Murthy to the post in November of 2013 one year ago.