HISTORY: Biden Picks Nurse To Become Surgeon General

Joe Biden has chosen nurse Susan Orsega to serve as surgeon general, the first time that position has gone to a nurse.

“The Biden administration has selected nurse Susan Orsega to serve as the nation’s acting surgeon general, said two people with knowledge of her selection who spoke on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the announcement.

Orsega, a career-commissioned officer in the U.S. Public Health Service corps and a longtime infectious-disease specialist, would be among the first nurses to serve in the role of surgeon general, which is often referred to as “the nation’s doctor.”” [READ MORE]