Dr. David Shulkin

The Honorable Dr. David J. Shulkin is Under Secretary for Health for the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. As the Chief Executive of the Veterans Health Administration, Dr. Shulkin leads the nation’s largest integrated health care system with over 1,700 sites of care, serving 8.76 million Veterans each year. The Veterans Health Administration is also the nation’s largest provider of graduate medical education and major contributor of medical research. Dr. Shulkin will have oversight over the system that employs over 300,000 people who work in the health system.

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How VA’s Million Veteran Program is supporting the precision medicine movement

This fall, the Department of Veterans Affairs expects to mark a major milestone in the effort to collect DNA and health data from 1 million Veterans.