• Trump announces selection of David J. Shulkin to lead Dept. of Veterans Affairs

    5 monthes ago - By The Washington Post

    President-elect Donald Trump announced that he has selected David Shulkin, a physician who is currently serving in the Obama administration as VA under secretary, to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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  • Trump Picks Current Obama Official to Lead VA

    5 monthes ago - By NBC News

    Donald Trump on Wednesday announced he would name David Shulkin to head the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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  • Who Is David Shulkin? 4 Things To Know About Trump's Latest Appointment

    5 monthes ago - By CBS

    CBS Local - In President-Elect Donald J. Trump's first press conference in two months, he announced that David Shulkin would assume the role of Secretary of Veterans Affairs. The VA, which manages a network of 1,700 hospitals and other medical facilities for veterans, has seen an increase in demand for services in recent years due to the increase of veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, and the aging Vietnam War veterans.
    Here are a few things you should know about David Shulkin:
    1. Shulkin is currently the undersecretary of health for the Department of Veteran Affairs.
    He's been...
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  • Trump Names Dr. David Shulkin to Head Veterans Affairs

    5 monthes ago - By Bloomberg

    President-elect Donald Trump announced that he will nominate David Shulkin to be secretary of Veterans Affairs during a news conference at Trump Tower in New York on Wednesday.
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  • Trump Picks Shulkin to Head Maligned Veterans Affairs Agency

    5 monthes ago - By Bloomberg

    President-elect Donald Trump announced that he will nominate David Shulkin to be secretary of Veterans Affairs, heading an agency that has been beset by complaints of delayed medical care for military veterans.
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  • David Shulkin tapped as Trump's VA secretary

    5 monthes ago - By The Washington Post

    The decision ends a protracted search for a secretary for the second-largest federal agency and makes Shulkin the first VA leader who is not a veteran.
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  • Trump Announces David Shulkin As Pick For Secretary Of Veterans Affairs

    Trump Announces David Shulkin As Pick For Secretary Of Veterans Affairs

    5 monthes ago - By NPR

    Shulkin is the VA's under secretary for health, a position Obama nominated him for. President-elect Donald Trump plans to nominate him as VA secretary; he would be the first non-veteran in that role.
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  • Trump names Obama official to run VA

    5 monthes ago - By Politico

    Donald Trump said Wednesday he will nominate David Shulkin, a medical doctor and the Obama's administration's top veteran health official, to take on the job of secretary of Veterans Affairs. Shulkin, who was nominated by Obama in 2015 and is currently the under secretary for health, was a surprise choice after Trump interviewed a number of veterans advocates, former politicians, and health care executives, including some who turned down his overtures. "As the Chief Executive of the Veterans Health Administration, Dr. Shulkin leads the nation's largest integrated health care system with...
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  • Trump Announces David Shulkin As Pick For Secretary Of Veterans Affairs

    Trump Announces David Shulkin As Pick For Secretary Of Veterans Affairs

    5 monthes ago - By NPR

    Shulkin is the VA's under secretary of health, a position Obama nominated him for. President-elect Donald Trump plans to nominate him as VA secretary; he would be the first non-veteran in that role.
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  • Donald Trump Taps David Shulkin To Head The VA

    Donald Trump Taps David Shulkin To Head The VA

    5 monthes ago - By The Huffington Post

    President-elect Donald Trump is nominating David Shulkin, the Department of Veterans Affairs' undersecretary of health, to lead the federal agency.
    Trump announced Shulkin's selection at a Wednesday press conference.
    It is unclear whether the selection of a senior VA official in the agency's current leadership signals a change in the Trump administration's plans to dramatically overhaul the VA.
    Trump transition officials have made clear that as part of the administration's plans to reform the VA, the president-elect intends to increase the role of private health care providers in one form...
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