By Tim Langley, D.C. Well. Well. Well. Now that the only real opposition to academic oppression in the chiropractic profession…
FCLB’s Annual Educational Regulatory Conference and Business Meeting
The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards (FCLB) selected Parker University President Dr. Brian McAulay to present the Annual Joseph Janse Lecture during its 87th Annual Congress Conference held in San Francisco, California May 1-5. Honored as the first Parker representative to present the legendary Joseph Janse Lecture, Dr. McAulay was selected by a committee of the FCLB board. Joseph Janse Lecture speakers are chosen based on their oratory skills, ability to envision future possibilities, and to encourage the audience of regulators to consider new points of view, new perspectives in their approaches to public protection.
It has come to my attention that yet another small group of individuals in our profession is hard at work spreading misinformation amongst their colleagues, this time in regards to CCGPP’s formulation of acute and chronic care guidelines and treatment algorithms. Since these previously published guidelines were developed for the sole reason of successfully helping the profession and its individual doctors, I would like to explain how these guidelines and subsequent algorithms came about.
The United States Department of Education (USDOE) has found the Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE) in violation of criteria necessary to maintain its status as a recognized accrediting agency. The violations were uncovered during a two year investigation initiated by separate complaints filed during 2003 by the Council of New Jersey Chiropractors (CNJC) and Doctors for Excellence in Chiropractic Education (DECE). In a July 5, 2005 letter, the USDOE found CCE in non-compliance of various accreditation criteria, some of which require immediate action.
According to a newly formed coalition, chiropractic is in danger of being taken over by a group of medically oriented chiropractors and organizations who are trying to change the very nature of the profession, and in the process minimizing the profession’s unique role in health care and possibly placing the public at risk.
By Robert G. Berkowitz, D.C. Dear Fellow Chiropractor and Friends of ChiropracTIC, I, for some reason wanted to share in…