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

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…

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…