Here's your chance to ask me questions about the past week's events, such as the swine flu outbreak, my USA Today op-ed on cancer screening, the Craigslist Killer, or anything else that crosses your mind.

Just click the window below on Sunday, April 26th at 10:30pm Eastern. I'm looking forward to answering your questions.

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The water engulfing JAMA's editor-in-chief Catherine DeAngelis is getting hotter.

A recap is here, but the Jonathan Leo flap, and subsequent response, is not going away as JAMA hoped it would.

The WSJ reports that AMA, which normally does not interfere in the editorial decisions of the journal, has asked its Journal Oversight Committee to look into the matter.

Over at Respectful Insulance, academic surgeon-blogger ...

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It seems that residents and medical students are having trouble intubating patients these days.

Apparently, one of the biggest mistakes is positioning the head incorrectly, and the problem is traced back to the television drama ER. When surveyed, most young doctors and medical students cited television as the main source of tips on how to intubate correctly, specifically, ER.

But when researchers ...

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A couple of interviews I recently did have been published.

Over at Modern Medicine (via the Cosmetic Surgery Times, of all places), I talk about pro-actively creating an online presence, and how it can make or break the marketing of your practice:

"Patients are eventually going to find you on the Internet," whether or not you have actively established your Web presence, Dr. Pho points out. ...

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JAMA forcefully responded to the recent allegations of a small university professor going behind their back to mainstream media outlets.

As MedPage Today reports, JAMA sought to preempt any form of criticism, saying, "The person bringing the allegation will be specifically informed that he/she should not reveal this information to third parties or the media while the investigation is under way."

I'm not sure how enforceable that ...

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