Health Coaches and Acupuncturists Team to Reduce Falls Among the Elderly

Balance Project student-researchers use Chinese medicine and Tai Chi to treat participants. An innovative CIIS research project is exploring one of the most significant challenges to healthy…

ACTCM Profiles on Social Media!

March 20, 2018

If you follow us on Facebook or Instagram, you may have noticed some new themed posts! We have begun two weekly social media campaigns: #ACTCMBookoftheWeek—featuring a book…

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Gan’en Jie Kuaile!

November 13, 2017

Gan’en Jie Kuaile! Happy Thanksgiving! It’s that time of year (traditionally) when most Americans will set aside time for gathering with family and friends, and express gratitude for…

Student Spotlight: Air Force Vet and TCM Student Troy Arce

May 25, 2017

A native of San Lorenzo in the East Bay Area, Troy Arce entered the Air Force in 1982. There he undertook rigorous training in an elite specialty…

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Advancing the Acupuncture Degree for a New Age in Medicine

March 23, 2017

For patient wellness, acupuncture is becoming an increasingly important treatment in mainstream care. This pronounced shift in recognition makes it essential for acupuncturists to be equipped with…

Alumni Spotlight: Modern Healing with Dr. Carla Cassler

December 8, 2016

Since graduating from ACTCM, Carla Cassler founded Acupuncture Without Borders, an international relief non-profit that uses acupuncture to help people across the world. In this moving video,…

Acupuncture Gets Status as an Independent Profession by Labor Bureau

October 12, 2016

The Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS) is poised to formally recognize acupuncture as an independent profession. In a proposed change to official standards, the BLS recently…

ACTCM Graduates Score Highest on CA Licensure Exam

October 12, 2016

Passing the Board exams is a requirement in obtaining a license to practice acupuncture in California. This summer, recent graduates of the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine…

New Tong Ren Tang Education Center and Herbal Store at CIIS

September 27, 2016

Beijing Tong Ren Tang (TRT), China’s largest and most highly regarded brand of Traditional Chinese Medicine, entered into a three-year educational partnership with ACTCM at CIIS in April 2015…

Video: Paying it Forward at ACTCM

September 21, 2015

Danny Geren is a graduate from ACTCM and now leads our Academic Support program. Watch this video to learn more about his special relationship with ACTCM. When Danny Geren was…