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Dr. Sanjay Gupta For Surgeon General?


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#1 JakeFlake

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Posted 06 January 2009 - 09:01 PM

WASHINGTON President-elect Barack Obama has approached CNN's chief medical correspondent, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, about becoming the country's next surgeon general, the cable network said Tuesday.

http://www.charlotte...ory/455377.html

I think this would be a good move. He is very knowledgable and is very good on television. I think he would be a natural.

#2 Epistaxis

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Posted 07 January 2009 - 09:02 AM

Why not?

SG is teh stoopids anyway.

If this deutsche bank can have the position, any tvdoc can do it too.

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#3 Jangler

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Posted 07 January 2009 - 09:06 AM

Doesn't Gupta want to legalize weed?

#4 Epistaxis

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Posted 07 January 2009 - 09:10 AM

Maybe.
Who cares?

SG SHOULD be an insignificant position, as those of us on the actual frontline of delivery of care shouldn't need some goof in a pretend uniform telling us about public health and the education of our community. Not if we are doing our job right anyway.

It is stupid.

#5 Matt Foley

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Posted 07 January 2009 - 09:14 AM

Will he tell Obama to quit smoking?

#6 bredy087

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Posted 07 January 2009 - 12:25 PM

He switched to nicorete gum.

#7 shinner

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Posted 07 January 2009 - 01:54 PM

WASHINGTON President-elect Barack Obama has approached CNN's chief medical correspondent, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, about becoming the country's next surgeon general, the cable network said Tuesday.

But will he wear the Captain Steubing uniform?

#8 Murph

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Posted 07 January 2009 - 02:30 PM

Wasn't he the guy who kept getting voted in every week although he sucked?

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#9 Epistaxis

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Posted 07 January 2009 - 02:49 PM

If he wanted to go with a tvdoc he would have been better off with Dr. Drew.

Dude is solid.

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Posted 08 January 2009 - 08:40 AM

He is a Reporter for heavens sake....

#11 cookinwithgas

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Posted 08 January 2009 - 09:17 AM

The surgeon general seems to be primarily a communicator and health advocate, and at least Gupta is not as creepy looking as Koop or that woman they had a while back....

#12 Fiz

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Posted 08 January 2009 - 09:41 AM

He is a Reporter for heavens sake....


he's an md with a phd in neurosurgery. he's more than qualified.

during the bridge collapse at the atlanta botanical garden two weeks ago, for example, he was called into perform emergency surgery.

#13 Epistaxis

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Posted 08 January 2009 - 10:05 AM

The surgeon general seems to be primarily a communicator and health advocate, and at least Gupta is not as creepy looking as Koop or that woman they had a while back....


Joycelyn Elders.

Total loon.



Gupta is most certainly qualified, but I stand by my statement that the position is silly.

#14 Inimicus

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Posted 08 January 2009 - 10:21 AM

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Thats who I want for SG!!


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