David Satcher, M.D., Ph.D.
February 10, 1998
David Satcher, M.D., Ph.D., who was confirmed today by the U.S. Senate as Surgeon General, did residency training at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Satcher was a resident at Strong Memorial Hospital from 1970-72 where he received training in internal medicine and pediatrics. Residents are doctors who have completed medical school but are receiving additional training in their field.
Satcher is currently director of the Centers for Disease Control Prevention in Atlanta. He was appointed to that post in 1993.