Doctors to University: Fire That ‘Quack’ Dr. Oz

Celebrity TV doctor and magic bean salesman Dr. Mehmet Oz also has a prestigious post at Columbia University, which some esteemed colleagues in the medical world find absurd.

In a letter to the dean of the Columbia University medical school, where Oz is vice chairman of the surgery department, 10 doctors call his presence on the faculty “unacceptable,” citing his “disdain for science and for evidence-based medicine,” and accusing him of displaying an “egregious lack of integrity by promoting quack treatments and cures” for financial gain, Skepchick reports. More on the story on Newser