Debating between Prof Wu Binjiang and Prof.Jill ( associate editor of JAMAL) in Shanghai seminar on April 11,2015
上海会议的背景：该会议由中国医师学会的麻醉医学分会主办，名称为“2015中西医结合临床研究国际研讨会”，目的是为临床科研论文能在国外影响因子较高的学术期刊发表；故请到四位在美国大学任教的统计学教授和医学副教授，他（她们）同时兼任各杂志社副主编，其中包括JAMA的副主编Jill Jin MD.MPH.
The Shanghai Seminar is hosted by Chinese Medical Association－Anesthesia department. The title is “2015 International Symposium on Integrative Medicine Clinical Research”. The purpose of the seminar is to promote the publication of Clinical researches on highly recognized international academic journals oversea. Chinese medical associated invited four professors from U.S.A universities in the field of Statistics and Medicine who are also associate editors for different magazines part time, among the four professors is Jill Jin (MD.MPH.), associated editor from JAMA.
她的论文题目是：中医临床研究的评估一现状及挑战 Research title: The current situation and challenge of Chinese medicine Clinical Research Assessment.
Jill Jin MD. MPH
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine美国西北大学医学院
Journal of they American Medicine Association (JAMM)美国医学会杂志社副主编
The seminar host (Chinese Medical Association) noticed that Prof. Jill quoted a controversial report published last year by Dr. Hinman from Australia about the ineffectiveness of Acupuncture in treating Knee pain in Random Clinical Trials. Chinese medical association wanted to invite an expert in Traditional Chinese Medicine to join the seminar for a debate on this controversial report. The expert must be familiar with the international legislation and the current situation of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and also be able to communicate in English within the 10 minutes Q&A session. After careful consideration, the association invited Professor Bin Jiang Wu, the President of Ontario College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (OCTCM) and the Vice president of the Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture Association of Canada (CMAAC) as their guest speaker. Both Prof. Wu and Prof. Jill were the main speakers of the seminar in the morning of April 11thwhere they were offered 10 minutes Q&A session.
Prof. Wu asked Prof. Jill after she finished her report who were the practitioners of the acupuncture treatment in the random clinical trials in her report. Prof. Jill said they were all physiotherapists and family doctors with acupuncture licenses. Prof. Wu pointed out that there are two types of practitioners in European and North American countries. One type is Traditional Chinese medicine Acupuncturist, who needs over 2000 hours of training. The other type is Anatomy Acupuncturist, who is only trained for 100-200 hours. The two types of acupuncturists are quite different in terms of the training and treatment experience. Prof Wu set an example that all audiences of the seminar were experts of Anesthesiology from different regions whose knowledge and experience can’t be compared with newly graduated Anesthesiology students. If a housewife’s cooking is bad, we cannot assume that a chef’s cooking is bad. The same as in acupuncture field, from Prof. Jill’s research we can only conclude that Anatomy Acupuncture treatment is ineffective, but we absolutely CAN NOT conclude that Acupuncture, especially Traditional Chinese Medicine Acupuncture is ineffective. Due to the lack of further supporting proof, Dr. Jill could not answer Prof. Wu’s question and kept listening to Prof. Wu’s statement during the whole debate time.