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Are family physicians trained in alternative medicine?
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Dr. William Holmes
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
4 doctors agree
In brief: Not Necessarily
The basic requirements for family medicine training are uniform around the country and there is little required training on alternative treatments.
However, specific training programs may provide more background and training in this area.

In brief: Not Necessarily
The basic requirements for family medicine training are uniform around the country and there is little required training on alternative treatments.
However, specific training programs may provide more background and training in this area.
Dr. William Holmes
Dr. William Holmes
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
One could consider Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine as a training resource: www.azcim.org. They have also instigated combined Family Medicine/Integrative Medicine residencies -- and are working on Pediatrics in the same way.
Dr. Ahmad Saab
Family Medicine
In brief: Alternative Medicine
Most family physicians have some training in alternative medicine but only some of them practice it.

In brief: Alternative Medicine
Most family physicians have some training in alternative medicine but only some of them practice it.
Dr. Ahmad Saab
Dr. Ahmad Saab
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