The college maintains numerous partnerships with local hospitals and community-based clinics in San Francisco and the Bay Area. Each off-site clinic is staffed by ACTCM clinical faculty and interns working in collaboration with other medical providers. These partnerships offer high quality patient care and education, while also providing ACTCM interns with the opportunity to do clinical rotations in diverse settings.
Lifelong Berkeley Primary Care (BPC) -On hiatus for the Summer Semester-
Acupuncture interns work alongside BPC healthcare providers to treat diverse, often uninsured patients with chronic health issues. The clinic works with patients by referral from their primary physicians, social workers, psychiatrists, nurse practitioners and nurse-midwives.
California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC)
CPMC offers interns the opportunity to treat patients who are paralyzed or have limited mobility due to stroke or other injury to the brain or spine. Medical doctors refer patients for acupuncture to help issues surrounding pain management, rehabilitation, speech therapy, motor coordination, muscle tone and weakness, depression and anxiety.
Women’s Resource Center (WRC)
The Women’s Resource Center is primarily a day treatment center for women released from the San Francisco jail and provides a variety of resources to help women transition back into the community. Acupuncture interns provide auricular acupuncture in a group setting to support women participating in WRC programs.