The Inclusion of CAM in the Classroom Is Changing the Face of Medical Education

Facing pressure from students and patients, universities are incorporating integrative therapies into the curriculum for tomorrow’s doctors

Ask Mary Guerrera, MD, how much she learned about complementary and alternative therapies in medical school and she doesn't have to think long to answer you. “I would say zero,” said Guerrera, who graduated from the University of Massachusetts Medical School in 1989. “I remember John Cabot Zinn coming to class once to talk about mindfulness-based stress reduction and then marching us off to the rare book library room to do some breath work. That was pretty much it. As far as formal

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