Our readers weigh in on a variety of clinical and regulatory issues that matter to physicians and their practice of medicine.

Heart of the Matter

Dr. Sidney Goldstein, medical editor of Cardiology News, is professor of medicine at Wayne State University and division head emeritus of cardiovascular medicine at Henry Ford Hospital, both in Detroit. He is on data safety monitoring committees for the National Institutes of Health and several pharmaceutical companies.

Law & Medicine

S.Y. Tan, MD, JD, is emeritus professor of medicine and former adjunct professor of law at the University of Hawaii, Honolulu.