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Benjamin to step down as U.S. Surgeon General
Modern Healthcare

U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin will step down from her position in July, a spokeswoman for HHS confirmed late Wednesday.

“The surgeon general announced today that she will be stepping down next month,” Dori Salcido of HHS said in an e-mail. “She has served as America’s doctor since 2009 and has impacted the health and lives of Americans across the country. We are grateful for her leadership and service.”