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Journal of Integrative Medicine ›› 2014, Vol. 12 ›› Issue (3): 187-190.

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Chinese integrative medicine: Inclusion of a Chinese medicine programme in a conventional medical institute

Hai-Yong Chena, Yibin Fenga, Lixing Laoa,b   

  1. School of Chinese Medicine, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Center for Integrative Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
  • Received:2014-04-15 Revised:2014-04-21 Online:2014-05-10 Published:2014-05-15

To meet community demands with optimal Chinese and conventional medical treatment, the University of Hong Kong is promoting integrative medicine by developing Chinese medicine programmes that train students of both Western and Chinese medicine. The programmes emphasize multi-disciplinary training and interaction between the two therapeutic approaches, enabling students to establish reliable, consistent, and respectful mutual cooperation in their future careers.

Key words: Education, Medical, Integrative medicine, Medicine, Chinese traditional, The University of Hong Kong

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