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Respicio wants to cancel Friedman appointment

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by Michele Catahay

Guam - Senator Rory Respicio has sent a letter to Governor Eddie Calvo, asking him to withdraw his appointment of Dr. Sam Friedman to the Guam Board of Medical Examiners. According to Respicio, Friedman's unsupported statements about local doctors, nurses and the Guam Memorial Hospital are offensive and damaging that they would permanently cripple his ability to perform his duties on the board.

Many in the medical community oppose Friedman's appointment to the GBME. Some have even paid a visit to the governor, expressing their opposition on the matter.

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