Friday, July 11, 2008

Harvard's Really Sticking It To The Stupid

"Check out 'Structural Acupuncture for Physicians':

Date: 10/2/2008 -- 6/7/2009
Course #: 00292317
Areas of Interest: psychiatry, physical medicine & rehabilitation, pediatrics, pain management, internist, family practice, neurology, obstetrics, anesthesiology
Tuition:
Physicians $6,500.00
Location: The Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School, 60 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, M
Director(s): Joseph Audette, MD|David Euler, Lic. Ac.|Kiiko Matsumoto, Lic. Ac.
Offered by: Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehab.

Now that's some serious tuition for continuing medical education (CME). How on earth could this class cost so much? A couple of years ago, I took a course for surgical educators that was nearly a week long and included hotel and meals for only around $3,500."


-- Orac, showing how Harvard University is more-than-happy to rip off anyone stupid enough to believe in "studying" NewAge nonsense, for Respectful Insolence.