Integrative Medicine 1703 - Integrative Medicine Alert - Mar 01, 2013

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for physicians and researchers interested in complementary and alternative medicine.


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Credit Designation:

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Faculty Listing:

Executive Editor
David Kiefer, MD
Research Fellow
Department of Family Medicine
University of Wisconsin
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine
University of Arizona

Peer Reviewer
J. Adam Rindfleisch, MD, MPhil
Program Director
Integrative Medicine
Fellowship Director
Department of Family Medicine
University of Wisconsin

AHC Media Executive Editor
Leslie Coplin

Managing Editor
Neill Kimball

Ted Wissink, MD
Attending Physician
Family Medicine Residency
Integrative Medicine Department
Maine Medical Center
Portland, ME

Ben Hagopian, MD
Resident physician in Family Medicine
Maine Medical Center;
Integrative Medicine in Residency program
Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine

Melissa Quick, DO
PGY-2 Family Medicine Resident
Beth Israel Medical Center
New York, NY


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  • present evidence-based clinical analyses of commonly used alternative therapies
  • make informed, evidence-based recommendations to clinicians about whether to consider using such therapies in practice
  • describe and critique the objectives, methods, results and conclusions of useful, current, peer-reviewed clinical studies in alternative medicine as published in the scientific literature

Financial Disclosure:

Integrative Medicine Alert's executive editor David Kiefer, MD, peer reviewer J. Adam Rindfleisch, MD, MPhil, AHC Media executive editor Leslie Coplin, managing editor Neill Kimball, and authors Ted Wissink, MD, Ben Hagopian, MD, and Melissa Quick, DO report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.

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