December 14, 2021
D.C. News
  • Six former FDA commissioners sent a letter to lawmakers endorsing Dr. Robert Califf, President Biden’s pick to lead the agency, ahead of a Senate committee hearing today on his nomination. The former commissioners, who served under both Republican and Democratic administrations, said Califf has “the experience to be effective from day one” and stressed the emergence of the omicron variant as a reason to quickly confirm a permanent FDA head. (Article here)