We read with interest the essay by Caspi et al1 on medical education and complementary-alternative medicine (CAM), in which they decry the communication gap between allopathic and CAM health care providers and suggest that the key to changing this reality lies in moving to a new paradigm of medical education, ie, one that incorporates the elements of common CAM disciplines into the required core medical curriculum.
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