DAOM versus Transitional DACM

Learn more about the DAOM program from Director of the Post Graduate Doctoral Programs, Valerie Hobbs, Dipl. OM. Starting her healthcare career as a Western herbalist and…

The Importance of Face-to-Face Healthcare with Dr. Joey Bennett

Personal connection is a critical component of mental & physical health. Practitioners of Chinese medicine have the opportunity to foster this health through physical touch and diagnosis…

Want to learn more about the Transitional DACM Program?

  Associate Academic Dean of ACTCM at CIIS Dr. Steve Given describes how the unique program benefits licensed acupuncturists through advanced training in systems-based medicine and much…

My First Year at ACTCM

Interested in what your first year would be like as an MSTCM/DACM student? Get the inside scoop from current student, Mackenzie Stewart-Snook, who has just finished up…

Everything You Want to Know about the DAOM Program

Are you a licensed acupuncturist who’s looking to deepen your practice? Are you interested in research, publishing scholarly work, and specializing in women’s health and pain management?…

Opportunities for ACTCM Students at the California Pacific Medical Center 

ACTCM at CIIS offers 5 off-site clinics that students have the opportunity to complete an externship at. The California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) is one such clinic…

How ACTCM Fits Into the Community it Serves 

ACTCM at CIIS is proud to provide a Community Clinic and an Ear Acupuncture Clinic on Potrero Hill in San Francisco. Both clinics are 35 years old…

Professional Development and Graduate Opportunities in Integrative Medicine

   In this online webinar from 2/7/2018, ACTCM graduate and Faculty Member Dr. Carla Wilson reviews the development of integrative medicine and the role of Asian…

Experiencing TCM Firsthand – A Faculty’s Study Abroad Experience in Hangzhou, China

At the end of December 2017, ACTCM Faculty Member and Post-Graduate Program Director, Dr. Valerie Hobbs, traveled to the city of Hangzhou, China to work in the…

Passion Precedes Practice – A Talk with ACTCM Student Justin Shin

Justin Shin was on a set track for a career in Western Sciences after his fellowship with the FDA. However, having received acupuncture for most of his…