Chinese Medicine is Gaining Ground in Mental Health Treatment

In a recent presentation at CIIS, Dr. Zhang-Jin Zhang, a professor at the University of Hong Kong with an expertise in Chinese and Western medicine, as well neuroscience, made the case for using Chinese medicine to treat neuropsychiatric disorders.

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: What Can pH Tell Us About Our Digestive Health? Diet & Nutrition with Austin Gresham L.Ac.,

Introducing our new mini blog series – From the Classroom, where we’ll take a peek into the classes at ACTCM. Each month, we’ll focus on a different…

3 TCM Nutrition Tips to Help Students Stay Healthy this Fall

The autumnal equinox falls on September 22 this year, marking the official end of summer and beginning of fall. This is the time when the maximum yang…

Q&A with DAOM Candidate: Kate Fleming

Do you know about our DAOM program? It’s a clinical-based, professional program leading to a Doctorate in Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine. It is the highest degree awarded…

ACTCM DAOM Candidate, Kate Fleming

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…

Congratulations to the Class of 2017!

May 23, 2017

On Friday, May 19, 2017 ACTCM held its First Annual Pinning Ceremony at St. Teresa de Avila. It was a lovely celebration at which we were welcomed…

A group shot of students from the graduating class of 2017 outside

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…

Troy Arce