Advancing the Acupuncture Degree for a New Age in Medicine

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 the knowledge and skills to effectively communicate and collaborate with other health care professionals.At ACTCM, the 2016--2017 school year marked the launch of the transitional Doctorate in Acupuncture and Ch...

Video: Modern Healing – Acupuncture at ACTCM

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,…

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…

New Tong Ren Tang Education Center and Herbal Store at CIIS

September 27, 2016

Beijing Tong Ren Tang (TRT), China’s largest and most highly regarded brand of Traditional Chinese Medicine, entered into a three-year educational partnership with ACTCM at CIIS in April 2015…

Videos: The Journey – Past, Present, Future

June 8, 2016

2016 Graduates share their stories and experiences at ACTCM. They discuss the past four years, the present moment and their future as TCM practitioners.   x https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s226VL5pCbE&feature=youtu.be x…

Video: Paying it Forward at ACTCM

September 21, 2015

Danny Geren is a graduate from ACTCM and now leads our Academic Support program. Watch this video to learn more about his special relationship with ACTCM. When Danny Geren was…

ACTCM & CIIS Merger Creates New Model of Care

July 1, 2015

Two San Francisco powerhouses of holistic healing, the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM) and California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS), are merging. Together they are…

San Francisco Introduces a New Kind of Doctor

ACTCM Offers the Only Nationally Approved Doctorate of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine By Michael Sano SAN FRANCISCO, May 15, 2014 – San Francisco cares about holistic health. From the Osher Center…

Faculty Spotlight: Pam Olton

When Pamela Olton sums up her teaching philosophy into just a few words, it boils down to “being honest, generous, and hands-on.” Much of Olton’s pedagogy was…