The current US Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek Murthy gave a keynote address that outlined 6 areas that his administration will focus on over the duration of his tenure:
1. Physical Activity - Walking Campaign
2. Mental Health & Emotional Wellbeing - addressing the negative connotation
3. Nutrition - overconsumption of sugars
6. Prescription Opiate Abuse
The former US Surgeons General each gave a brief overview of the accomplishments attained during their tenure -- each one mentioned the challenge of health disparities that existed and have persisted despite best intentions. Slideshow below contains a few highlights from the event.