ACTCM Alum Partners with UCSF to Shift Western Research Paradigm

After Developing a TCM Protocol to Treat Polycystic Kidney Disease, Dr. Jennifer Ashby, DAOM, Proposes Clinical Pilot Study Research into the efficacy of acupuncture and traditional Chinese…

5 Takeaways from the ACTCM Opioid Integrative Talk

An estimated 140 people die from drug overdoses every day in the U.S. with about two-thirds of deaths linked to opioids. To address what is now considered…

From the Classroom: What Are the Benefits of Bone Broth on Gut Lining? Diet & Nutrition with Austin Gresham

Welcome back to From the Classroom, our weekly peek into classes at ACTCM. As this month’s spotlight on ACTCM’s Nutrition class comes to an end, Austin Gresham LAc….

From the Classroom: Prebiotics and Probiotics – How Do They Keep Us Healthy? Diet & Nutrition with Austin Gresham, L.Ac.

Welcome back to our blog series, From the Classroom, where we take a peek into some of the classes at ACTCM. This week Nutrition instructor, Austin Gresham…

ACTCM Challenges Healthcare Community to Develop Integrated Opioid Addiction Treatment Protocol

Chinese and Western Medicine Experts to Discuss Models of Care to Treat the Whole Person   SAN FRANCISCO — An estimated 170 people die from drug overdoses…

Treating Internet & Gaming Addiction with Acupuncture, Q&A with Diana Yang, DACM Graduate

Ever feel like you’re constantly glued to your phone or computer? Scrolling through Instagram for hours? Candy crush got your hooked? For many, Internet addiction is a…

New Study Explains the Physiology of Acupuncture in Migraine Treatment

According to epidemiological research, severe headaches or migraines affect one in six Americans [1], and headaches in general were “reported to be the third-largest cause of years…

Can Acupuncture Treat Cancer?

An Interview with TCM Oncology Specialist Dr. Erlene Chiang For years, cancer patients have sought out traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) to help counteract the harsh side effects…

Q&A with Dr. Jung Kim: Assistant Director of Clinical Education at ACTCM

To get to know our teachers and supervisors beyond the classroom and the clinic, we’re sitting down with a different faculty member each month to ask them…

Dr. Kim Jung talking with two American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM) students.

Ultimate Guide for Choosing an Acupuncture School

In short, the decision to expand your education is huge–one that takes careful and considerable thought. Whether you’re seeking a new journey, embarking on a second career,…