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Center for Pediatric Integrative Medical Education

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Children’s Hospital (Boston)
300 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
United States

The Boston Children’s Hospital Center for Pediatric Integrative Medical Education focuses on the incorporating CAM education into the training of medical students and pediatric residents, fellows, and faculty. The Center expands evidence-based knowledge of the risks and benefits of CAM in childhood diseases, such as otitis media and asthma. Through didactic lectures and experiential observation and perception, participants gain expert training in such CAM modalities as herbs and dietary supplements, mind-body interactions, massage, and acupuncture. The Center also provides resources for research and education on CAM, and seeks to improve attitudes towards CAM by families, colleagues, students, and CAM therapists and providers. It also fosters communication between families, medical professionals, and CAM providers. Research results regarding Center-sponsored studies in the following areas: educational outcomes, clinical applications, safety of selected dietary supplements, and health care provider knowledge and attitudes towards CAM are available from the Center.

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