|20th Surgeon General of the United States|
|Assumed office |
September 5, 2017
|Preceded by||Sylvia Trent-Adams (Acting)|
Jerome Michael Adams
|Education||University of Maryland, Baltimore County (BA, BS)|
Indiana University School of Medicine (MD)
UC Berkeley (MPH)
Jerome Michael Adams is an American anesthesiologist. He is the 20th and current Surgeon General of the United States since September 2017.
Before assuming his current role, he served as the Indiana State Health Commissioner from 2014 to 2017. On June 29, 2017, President Donald Trump nominated Adams to become Surgeon General of the United States. Adams was confirmed by the United States Senate on August 3, 2017.
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- "Jerome Adams nominated as new U.S. surgeon general". STAT. 2017-06-29. Retrieved 2017-06-29.
- "President Trump nominates Indiana Health Commissioner Jerome Adams for U.S. Surgeon General". Fox 59. 2017-06-29. Retrieved 2017-06-29.
- Scutti, Susan (August 4, 2017). "Dr. Jerome Adams confirmed as surgeon general". CNN. Retrieved 4 August 2017.
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