NCCAOM advances the professional practice of acupuncture and eastern medicine by establishing and promoting national evidence-based standards of competence and credentialing. NCCAOM advances the professional practice of acupuncture and eastern medicine by establishing based standards of competence and credentialing.
Pacific College of Oriental Medicine was founded in 1986 to provide Oriental medical and Asian bodywork therapy education to students from around the world. Pacific College has received awards for its acupuncture and Oriental medicine curriculum and clinical training, as well as research grants from the National Institutes of Health and Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, among others.
The Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM) is a specialized accreditation agency recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE). ACAOM’s mission is to serve as the nationally recognized accrediting agency of programs in acupuncture and Oriental medicine (AOM) and institutions exclusively providing AOM-related programs.
The Journal of Chinese Medicine is the foremost English language journal on all aspects of Chinese medicine including acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, dietary medicine and Chinese medical history and philosophy. It has played a vital role in raising the standards of education and practice in Chinese medicine throughout the English-speaking world.
PubMed (pubmed.gov) is a free resource developed and maintained by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) at the National Library of Medicine (NLM). The world’s largest biomedical library, NLM maintains and makes available a vast print collection and produces electronic information resources on a wide range of topics that are searched billions of times each year by millions of people around the globe.
The Society for Acupuncture Research is dedicated to improving the quality and increasing the awareness of research in acupuncture, herbal therapy and other modalities of Oriental Medicine. To advance patient care we promote scientific evaluation into acupuncture and allied therapies, as well as dissemination and implementation of these findings