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Vivek Murthy @vivek_murthy Washington, DC

Dad, Husband, 19th Surgeon General of the United States, Author of NYT Best Seller TOGETHER: The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World

60 Following   48,478 Followers   1,050 Tweets

Joined Twitter 7/23/08


You only need to keep asking what feels true; Which thoughts, which words, which actions make you more whole That's… https://t.co/lGWGffuJ1RThinking of these words today....and hoping all of us find our way home. Home You don’t have to be each wonderful… https://t.co/2OOfnbe6VF
7/10
2020
A Few Things Worth Reading: Together by @vivek_murthy "We all need to know that we matter and that we are loved."… https://t.co/EBEb0yfJmy
Retweeted by Vivek MurthyI wouldn’t mind seeing a statue of this American hero to remind us what true leadership looks like. Thank you… https://t.co/f5qWCv0HfH
7/8
2020
Stress, anxiety, and depression are spiking across the nation due to #COVID19. In this piece, @atychen and I write… https://t.co/j7AgMbBzUy @davidrosenthal @lucileburgo Congratulations David! Your patients and our community are so fortunate to have someo… https://t.co/U8EbLCPdn5
7/7
2020
@VivekMurthy10 @OtisBRickman Sorry you have to endure that Vivek. If only there was a way to redirect tweets to the… https://t.co/gNIztLrZIc @VivekMurthy10 @OtisBRickman Guilty as charged.....🙂Human connection can make all the difference. #Together ⁦@vivek_murthy⁩ https://t.co/44VS8floD3
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7/6
2020
“God bless America, land that I love Stand beside her and guide her Through the night with the light from above.” #4thofJuly
7/5
2020
This is not the right way for America to be exceptional. #covid19 https://t.co/9NI108B8u8
7/4
2020
How to stay safe as #COVID19 worsens: 1) Stay home whenever possible. If you can't, 2) Wear a mask 3) Stay 6 ft apa… https://t.co/1rXOwNEifvFor all those who thought preventing the spread of #COVID19 wasn't a good enough reason to wear a mask, maybe this… https://t.co/RGKIbJodfa @SpaceCoastGal @drsanjaygupta @CNN This made me smile...thank you.
7/3
2020
A lesser told but urgent story: #COVID19 is affecting our ability to get non-COVID19 care. In May, cervical/colon/b… https://t.co/YuST5407tE
7/2
2020
Amazing. Oklahoma's ballot initiative to participate in Medicaid expansion just passed. It will bring health insura… https://t.co/dQXFMPPYZM
7/1
2020
@tarstarr Truth 🙏🏽 @Selina01905120 Thanks! @LalkaTaxService They love dosa too... @PragmatistPithy Good advice. Will do that next time @mochalew On it.Chocolate chip pancakes for the kids this morning. Each one is irregular and no two are the same....I’m telling the… https://t.co/ZEHAuxCDjTWhat a treat to have this conversation with my old friend and fellow Miami native @robenfarzad https://t.co/tART9UoDI4
6/27
2020
What a time to try to disrupt health care coverage for millions of people, in the middle of a worsening pandemic. W… https://t.co/X3PdBLSKWb
6/26
2020
Any other parents of little kids struggling to get your children to bed before 11pm during this pandemic? Have tips… https://t.co/hxjVMvISGU
6/25
2020
God bless fathers everywhere. Grateful to my dad for his unconditional love, endless support, and timeless teaching… https://t.co/t7DslYgrKI
6/21
2020
@TomeRa1der @ProfileBooks What a beautiful, thoughtful thing to do. Your friends are lucky to have you in their live.
6/19
2020
@indimasala @daxshepard @drchatterjeeuk Thank you Amit - very kind of you.What a fun conversation with @daxshepard and Monica Padman. Great to talk about TOGETHER and everything from matchm… https://t.co/PFK0WJxGWv
6/18
2020
The sea rises, the light fails, lovers cling to each other, and children cling to us. The moment we cease to hold e… https://t.co/HCcbdc2eik
6/17
2020
@vijisathy It sounds like you have a gem of a son. Wishing both of you much happiness. 🙏🏽❤️
6/14
2020
@drtaranarula @American_Heart @ACCinTouch @ACCmediacenter @EugeniaGianos @DrJMieres @drstaceyrosen @DrMarthaGulatihttps://t.co/VysA0zJGnD
6/12
2020
So grateful for the opportunity to speak to the graduating residency #Classof2020. "The most important qualities… https://t.co/jnyA1CxwcA
6/11
2020
"America...has always changed because young people dared to hope. Hope [is] the conviction that with effort, and pe… https://t.co/0t3huigiRS
6/8
2020
@CLG_PhD Truth
6/1
2020
What do strong leaders do when people are in pain? 1) Show up 2) Listen w/ compassion 3) Acknowledge the truth 4)… https://t.co/uKtP3J2x2DThinking about #GeorgeFloyd's tragic death tonight, I'm reminded of the haunting, timely words of @donberwick: "To… https://t.co/YOVg1jBE2a @EladAnter Thank you my friend. Still remember our time together at BWH fondly. Hope you have been well since then.… https://t.co/LJCMVv5j9k
5/30
2020
Sometimes you have a conversation With someone for the first time and it feels like you’ve been fast friends for ye… https://t.co/tgvuXSvsVh
5/29
2020
@HJAhere 🙏🏽❤️
5/28
2020
@jan_hilary @drchatterjeeuk 🙏🏽❤️So excited for the NASA/SpaceX launch that I’m having a hard time focusing on work. Reminds me of going to Cape Can… https://t.co/PdlpxMUwau @thefriley @WSJ Thank you so much!
5/27
2020
@DavidJSkorton Thank you David 🙏🏽Years ago when my parents moved to Miami, they set about planting their favorite childhood fruits and flowers in ou… https://t.co/WuLETdfBGN @MonaHannaA @Vilcek @GoldFdtn Thank you my friend. Means a great deal coming from someone I deeply admire. ❤️🙏🏽
5/26
2020
Thank you @dfallik for the thoughtful conversation on the power of human connection to help us heal in this moment.… https://t.co/fl0r8JBFts @monicasegura 🙏🏽❤️ @hskatz Many thanks Harry for the kind words. 🙏🏽 @southern_gma Thank you Lisa! 🙏🏽
5/25
2020
@meeradeo @PDSoros @sacjai @astroshrey @chiraagbains @GayleCaleb @minghsuchen @isalsalism Thanks Meera!
5/24
2020
@yesweloveyourhr Thanks Karen, so kind of you. Stay safe and well. 🙏🏽
5/23
2020
Thank you @davechokshi for your extraordinary service to NYC and for being an example of strength, humility, and de… https://t.co/I5CrR5c4q4It’s remarkable how fulfilling conversation can feel when you’re both being open and honest. That’s what my first c… https://t.co/0Z9Vx2Oak5Is human connection the key to improving health & healing our social world? Join #AspenIdeasHealth for a timely boo… https://t.co/ma10qQbzmv
Retweeted by Vivek Murthy @yojnaverma Thank you Yojna! 🙏🏽Honored for TOGETHER to be chosen with WEIRD by @olgakhazan in this spring’s selection. All the more special to be… https://t.co/Xh5b8oEfdc
5/22
2020
Our CEO @thefriley spoke with former Surgeon General and author of the @nytimesbooks bestseller "Together,"… https://t.co/aLJXPwG68T
Retweeted by Vivek Murthy @ANordenMD Thanks my friend. You’re just as supportive and kind as you were during our 10G days.What message do we send our kids when we support politicians who fail to meet the character standards we ask of our… https://t.co/rIN9Rqh8j2 @hpoinsett @RANDCorporation Thank you Holly - Go Panthers!Kudos to @RANDCorporation for developing this new tool for states to assess the public health and economic costs of… https://t.co/AWcsaDnyyq
5/20
2020
Every time @ReneeFleming and I chat, I’m reminded how medicine and music are both fundamentally about human connect… https://t.co/rP3VO43aNO @sorianoct @ReneeFleming Thanks you so much Christina 🙏🏽❤️
5/19
2020
@karinatron Wow...your dad is an extraordinary man.Loved this conversation with my friend, former HHS colleagues, and the ever informative and entertaining @ASlavitt https://t.co/HnCpbzr2V8 @karinatron Dr. Kantor was an incredible mentor. He taught me how to detect pneumonia by percussion among many othe… https://t.co/LA5ZdUSaWeThank you @BradleyWhitford 🙏🏽 https://t.co/3nNzMiw0Ct
5/18
2020
@WilliamBuckner @BreneBrown @tferriss @ChicagoFST This makes me really happy. Thanks for sharing!
5/17
2020
@Suzie_Henderson @BreneBrown Thank you Suzie. Grateful to be connected. @Mariana_VillasB Broke my heart to read this Mariana - I can imagine how torn you must feel as a parent. Love to yo… https://t.co/ecjeGjKSVm @thehowie @Yale @YaleSOM @YaleSPH @YaleMed There are few mentors as generous, selfless, and nurturing as @thehowie.… https://t.co/NMZLymXytv @Grace4NY Very kind of you Grace. Thank you for serving NY and the nation and for being an inspiration to so many of us. 🙏🏽When I look at my kids, I’m reminded of what matters. It’s our relationships-with family, friends, neighbors, and o… https://t.co/ECa2H8jjsmDespite our varied politics, points of view, and news sources, we are tightly bound by our shared identity - as par… https://t.co/dLADCvaCKxIt’s important we get our kids back to school. It’s important we take every step to protect them. This should be a… https://t.co/wVAYdxw2wzWe don’t know when schools will be open. And if they are open, will they be safe? Our kids’ schools are in the same… https://t.co/j8Cmhqeqk6My children are supposed to go to school in the fall. But I read the reports of more kids presenting with possible… https://t.co/NK8fsuptWYMy 3 year old woke me up at 4am today. Sitting next to him as he fell asleep, I couldn’t help but worry about how… https://t.co/Y6uiY9ULGq @katiecadamson @ymca @NealDenton Grateful for you, @NealDenton and my @ymca family ❤️🙏🏽
5/16
2020
#COVID19 is a serious threat. It demands a response guided by science and scientists. It requires our leaders to st… https://t.co/4v1JvZbaH1Reminder: a safe reopening requires 5 elements a) sustained reduction in cases, b) expanded testing c) tracing and… https://t.co/NkdPUKZvh0In moments of confusion and chaos when the stakes are high, we need a clear, authoritative voice to guide us. A voi… https://t.co/73wAMS0rSfHaving worked with many capable scientists and physicians in the CDC, I know they have the skill, experience, and d… https://t.co/RrkMPYuDYnUnfortunately, the CDC guidance issued this week after being filtered through the White House was vague on the key… https://t.co/mEnfdEt33NFourth, if we count how many employees are either high risk (older, high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, etc) or… https://t.co/BdacAYACvtThird, if our state/county says it’s safe to open but our community doesn’t meet the previous CDC / White House cri… https://t.co/plcKiAD9b4Second, what if someone in our org tests positive? Do we shut down school, our office, or the entire league? Do we… https://t.co/wJUK9n42aQSome of them are getting quotes of $120-$150/test. If you have 25 employees and you test once per week, that can co… https://t.co/YlfidPBtXVFirst, should we be testing our employees especially given that nearly half of infected people are asymptomatic? M… https://t.co/ip8fMLaA3NIn the last few weeks, I’ve spoken with large and small businesses, sports teams, universities, and non-profits abo… https://t.co/fYzKVTU84M
5/15
2020
Looking forward to this conversation tonight about TOGETHER with the wonderful and inspiring Barbara Bush of… https://t.co/rrFnQ67YlcTune in TODAY for a virtual event with our co-founder Barbara Bush as Dr. @vivek_murthy releases his new book "Toge… https://t.co/muRXqCs4wk
Retweeted by Vivek MurthyTwo-time MVP. WNBA Champion. @Candace_Parker from the @LA_Sparks will be at the Jr. NBA Leadership Conference inte… https://t.co/mYFBEQgphR
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5/14
2020
When we're lonely, we feel invisible. One of the most powerful ways to fight it is to help others feel seen. The… https://t.co/bsR5EnTSQP
Retweeted by Vivek MurthyWhen Dr. Vivek Murthy was surgeon general, he went on a listening tour to hear about Americans' health concerns. W… https://t.co/ONNECl0wDW
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5/12
2020
@vijisathy @audible_com Silence can be so beautiful when we're just being present with each other. @ShaliniPammal What a great idea. I’d love to do this.Roge asked me questions no one else had asked, including whether I had an alternative title for my book on social c… https://t.co/wBzTChRLEU @inderpreet_sb And proud of it! 🇺🇸🇮🇳
5/11
2020

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