Should TV doctor be named Surgeon General?

Recently, the blogs have been buzzing with the news that President-elect Obama may name TV doctor Sanjay Gupta for the position of U.S. Surgeon General. Critics suggest that he's a lightweight who won't be taken seriously in government, noting his status as CNN correspondent and 2003 nod as one of People magazine's Sexiest Man Alive. Others note that his qualifications as a neurosurgeon are quite legit, and that his celebrity may help to focus public attention on otherwise un-sexy public health issues. Article

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