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The Tufts Program in Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Tufts University
Tufts University School of Medicine
136 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02111
United States

The Tufts Program in Evidence-Based Complementary Alternative Medicine (EBCAM) is a collaborative project between Tufts University School of Medicine (Boston, MA) and the New England School of Acupuncture (Watertown, MA). The goal of this project is to develop an evidence-based medicine (EBM) curriculum, integrated across the four-year continuum, to teach Tufts medical students the process of EBM, and how to use the EBM framework to critically evaluate complementary and alternative medicine (and allopathic) therapies and selectively integrate them into their future practices of allopathic medicine. A key feature of the project is the creation of an EBCAM website, which focuses on the content areas of East Asian Medicine; Nutrition; and Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care to support the teaching of CAM using the EBM model. This project also provides faculty development in EBM for allopathic faculty and CAM practitioners.


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