Wednesday, October 12, 2005

Pseudoscience in Medical Schools

In the October 6th New England Journal of Medicine, Deputy Editor Robert Schwartz worries that medical schools may start teaching pseudoscience, in the form of "intelligent design”: Faith Healers and Physicians — Teaching Pseudoscience by Mandate

The dirty not-so-secret is that pseudoscience has already been pushed by medical schools for more than a decade, under the title "complementary and alternative medicine." Look for letters to the editor making this point.

Kimball Atwood, MD    

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