Below is a listing, taken from Wikipedia, because the skeptics of homeopathy at Wikipedia, have deliberately made it impossible to link directly to this exhaustive list of modern usages of the term “allopathy.”

Skeptics of homeopathy insist that the term “allopathy” has nothing to do with modern medicine, but this impressive list of references to leading medical organizations, medical schools, and regulatory agencies prove that skeptics are again mis-informing people.  Read for yourself and make-up your own mind on this issue…


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·        United States Dept of Labor

– “There are two types of physicians: M.D.—Doctor of Medicine—and D.O.—Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine. M.D.s also are known as allopathic physicians.”

·        American Medical Association Journal of Ethics

Research Funding Favors Allopathic Medications: “The enormous disparity between research funding for studies on conventional pharmacological therapies and nonconventional modalities reflects entrenched biases that promote Western allopathic medicine at the expense of promising treatments from non-Western systems of medicine.”

·        Journal of General Internal Medicine

(Harvard Med School Faculty) “Comparison of osteopathic and allopathic medical schools’ support for primary care.” PMID 10632817

Journal of Vet Med Education

“Part I: twenty-year literature overview of veterinary and allopathic medicine.” PMID 18339961


·        John Gever. Med Page Today

. Reviewed by Robert Jasmer, MD; Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco. “Nearly 13,000 graduates (84.6%) of allopathic medical schools in the U.S. landed one of their top three choices for a first-year residency slot, according to the National Resident Matching Program.”

·        Journal of the American Medical Association. PMID 18270355

“National survey of deans of all 125 accredited allopathic medical schools in the United States.”

·        Journal of American Geriatrics. “Attitudes, experiences, and interest in geriatrics of first-year allopathic and osteopathic medical students.”PMID 18086123


·        National Residency Matching Program

“The NRMP classifies SMS applicants into 6 applicant types: [Type 1] Graduates of U.S. allopathic medical schools. A graduate of a Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) accredited U.S. allopathic school of medicine.”

·        Illinois State Legislature


. Osteopathic and Allopathic Healthcare Discrimination Act.

·        Michigan State Legislature

“A health care corporation certificate shall provide benefits in each group and nongroup certificate for the following equipment, supplies, and educational training for the treatment of diabetes, if determined to be medically necessary and prescribed by an allopathic or osteopathic physician:”

·        Florida State Legislature

“The bill requires each Florida-licensed allopathic or osteopathic physician, in conjunction with the renewal of his or her license under procedures adopted by the DOH.”

·        American Medical Student Association.

“AMSA RECOGNIZES the equality of osteopathic and allopathic medical degrees within the organization and the healthcare community as a whole.”

·        American Medical Association

“Allopathic med school enrollment rises 2.2%”

·        Annals of Family Medicine 4:182-184 (2006)

“Aligning the Interests of Osteopathic and Allopathic Teachers of Family Medicine.”

·        American College of Physicians

“But that growth is causing something of a schism between osteopaths and their allopathic counterparts. . . ”

·        Dept Health and Human Services, National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program

“Allopathic Medicine: For students of schools of allopathic medicine pursuing the MD degree – MD”

·        University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

“The National Resident Matching Program matches applicants with allopathic residency programs.”

·        Journal of the American Medical Association

. “In this article we report the specialty choices of 2 groups of entrants to US allopathic residency programs: graduates of osteopathic schools of medicine and those of non-US medical schools.”

·        Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS)

“How much does ERAS cost? Allopathic programs: ERAS fees are included in your annual membership dues to the AAMC.”

·        New York Times

. “Nationwide, there are 125 allopathic (traditional medicine) medical schools and 23 osteopathic medical schools.”

·        Yale University Undergrad Career Services

. “Allopathic (M.D.) Medical School: The following information is in regards to Schools of Allopathic Medicine . . . ”

·        National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions

Student Doctor Network

“Some students feel that they need to take the USMLE in order to get accepted into an ACGME* (allopathic) residency.”

·        allopathic medicine:A system in which medical doctors and other healthcare professionals (such as nurses, pharmacists, and therapists) treat symptoms and diseases using drugs, radiation, or surgery. Also called conventional medicine, Western medicine, mainstream medicine, orthodox medicine, and biomedicine. National Cancer Institute. U.S. National Institute of Health.[1]