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 aging: falls. Falls are the leading cause of injuries--fatal and nonfatal--for elderly Americans. Falls can rob seniors of their independence and burden families; they also result in significant medical costs. A...

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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Ultimate Guide for Choosing an Acupuncture School

In short, the decision to expand your education is huge–one that takes careful and considerable thought. Whether you’re seeking a new journey, embarking on a second career,…

Dr. Steve Given Featured on Everyday Acupuncture Podcast

November 3, 2017

The ACTCM Associate Academic Dean, Dr. Steve Given, was recently interviewed on Everyday Acupuncture, a podcast that features experienced practitioners speaking about how you can apply the principles…

ACTCM Featured In Common Ground Magazine

August 10, 2017

The American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine at CIIS (ACTCM) has been leading the way toward a more holistic and healthy Bay Area since 1980. The Future of…

Cover of Common Ground Magazine

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…

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,…