Dr. Sanjay Gupta Will Not Heed the Call of Duty

The line at a Monster.com job fair yesterday at the Marriott in Times Square. Nearly 4,000 people showed up. Photo: Patrick McMullan

C. Everett Koop will likely retain his title as Most Recognizable Surgeon General after Sanjay Gupta announced his withdrawal from consideration for the position in the Obama administration. Reports cite his desire to spend more time with his family, and to continue performing neurosurgery and contributing to CNN. Oh, and also the enormous pay cut. [Fox News]

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