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[Correspondence] Expectations of students of traditional Chinese medicine

As traditional Chinese medicine trainees, we have also encountered the three problems with specialist training described by Peixing Wan and Erping Long (March 26, p 1275):1 a questionable training system, few practical opportunities, and low salaries. However, these issues are only the tip of the iceberg, and do not consider other medical disciplines. Blind imitation of a model based on modern medicine will stifle the cultivation of clinical talent in students of traditional Chinese medicine.