Candidate for US surgeon general comes under fire from senatorsBMJ 2002; 325 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.325.7356.123/c (Published 20 July 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:123
- Scott Gottlieb
- New York
The White House nominee for US surgeon general faced tough questioning in Senate hearings about his qualifications but is still expected to be confirmed.
Dr Richard Carmona hit the headlines for his dual career as a trauma surgeon and deputy sheriff, and on the eve of the hearings allegations arose in the Los Angeles Times that …