Pediatric Grand Rounds

The Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds

April 24, 2014
Billings Auditorium - P117

Alternative Medicine: Sense or Nonsense


Paul A. Offit, MD

Maurice R. Hilleman Professor of Vaccinology and Professor of Pediatrics

Chief of the Division of Infectious Disease

University of Pennsylvania School od Medicine

Director of the Vaccine Education Center, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia



  • To understand the biological and physiological bases of alternative therapies such as acupuncture, homeopathy, and chiropractic.
  • To understand when alternative medicine crosses the line into quackery.
  • To understand the value of placebo medicine.

Presented by

The Department of Pediatrics


1 CME Credit Offered