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Educational Initiative in CAM

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Georgetown University
37 and O Streets NW
Washington, DC 20057
United States

The Educational Initiative in CAM at Georgetown University School of Medicine is designed to increase exposure to and experience in CAM practices by medical students across the four year curriculum. Relevant CAM topics are being integrated into the required basic science and other courses in the first two years. This will address important knowledge goals about CAM. At the same time, an experiential and didactic Mind-Body Medicine course has been developed for first-year students, in which several mind-body techniques are used in an effort to foster student self-awareness and self-care and other skills. In the clinical years, various CAM topics are being included in several rotations. Finally, Georgetown has launched a new graduate program (M.S. and Ph.D. degrees) in Physiology with a specific focus on CAM. This together with summer research opportunities have led to an expansion of CAM research at the institution.

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