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Should medical students be taught alternative medicine?

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g2417 (Published 28 March 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g2417

Re: Should medical students be taught alternative medicine?

I prefer to talk about my personal experience: after two years following the Master of Naturist Medicine which is offered in Zaragoza University, Spain, I learned more about how to keep and recover the HEALTH than in 18 years studiying and later working in a pharmacy. The benefit of this learning are day by day growing not only among my clients but also in my own health. Each University and Faculty may decide to include or not the teach of Alternative Medicine in its study program, but I deeply recommend to take well selected complementary courses of these disciplines to all the students of medicine, pharmacy, nursing, etc.

Competing interests: No competing interests

22 April 2014
Clement Calvo
Pharmacist
University of Zaragoza, Naturist Medicine Master student
Facultad de Medicina. Calle Domingo Miral s/n, 5009 Zaragoza