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Voluntary organization of licensed health care practitioners, students and postgraduate academics specializing in Chinese herbal medicine.

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“For practitioners and students of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). We discuss a wide range of topics relating to the different aspects of TCM; acupuncture, herbal medicine, tuina and nutrition. In addition there are articles discussing herbs, theory, acupuncture and case studies. This group includes important web links to large TCM index sites offering research based articles and theoretical information. We also offer comprehensive revision notes based on BSc (TCM) standard exams on all the major areas of TCM and past exam papers to help you either revise or stay sharp in clinical practice.”


List of International Acupuncture Title



ABT Asian Bodywork Therapist
AcD Acupuncture Doctor (used in Canada)
AP Acupuncture Physician (used in Florida)
CA, CAc Certified Acupuncturist
CH Chinese Herbalist
CT Clinical Technician
D. Acu Doctor of Acupuncture (used in Rhode Island)
Dipl. ABT Diplomate in Asian Bodywork Therapy
Dipl. Ac. Diplomate in Acupuncture
Dipl. CH Diplomate in Chinese Herbalism
DNBAO Diplomate, National Board of Acupuncture Orthopedics
DOM Doctor of Oriental Medicine
DTCM Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine (used in Canada)
FIAMA Fellow, International Academy of Medical Acupuncture
LAc, Lic.Ac. Licensed Acupuncturist
MAOM Master, Art of Oriental Medicine
MSOM Master, Science of Oriental Medicine
MTCM Master, Traditional Chinese Medicine
MTOM Master, Traditional Oriental Medicine
ND Doctor in Naturopathy
PhD Doctor of Philosophy
RAc, Reg.Ac. Registered Acupuncturist (used in Pennsylvania and Colorado)
TCMD Traditional Chinese Medicine Doctor (used in Canada)

Bagi Dokter TCM/ Naturopathy banyak yang lebih suka dipanggil Shin She, karena Shin She adalah panggilan luhur untuk Dokter Pengobatan Timur yang memiliki sejarah dan tradisi yang sangat panjang dan turun temurun, Seperti Shin She Denny Wong sendiri.

International Organizations of Acupuncture Doctor & Physician

Acupuncture Association of Colorado Acupuncture Association of Washington
Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Association of Minnesota Acupuncture Society of New York
Acupuncture Society of Virginia Alabama Association of Oriental Medicine
(link to e-mail only)
Association for Professional Acupuncture in Pennsylvania California Society for Oriental Medicine
California State Oriental Medical Association Florida State Oriental Medical Association
Florida Toyohari Acupuncture Association Hawaii Acupuncture Association
Idaho Acupuncture Association
(link to e-mail only)
Maine Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Maryland Acupuncture Society Michigan Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Michigan Medical Acupuncture Association New Hampshire Association for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine
North Carolina Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Oregon Acupuncture Association
Oriental Medicine Association of New Mexico Rhode Island Society of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
United California Practitioners of Chinese Medicine
Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Alliance
American Academy of Medical Acupuncture Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine National Coalition
American Academy of Veterinary Medical Acupuncture American Academy of Veterinary Acupuncture
American Organization for Bodywork Therapies of Asia American Association of Oriental Medicine
Federation of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Regulatory Agencies Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
International Veterinary Acupuncture Society The Herb Society of America
National Certification Commission for Acupuncture/Oriental Medicine National Acupuncture Detoxification Association
National Sports Acupuncture Association National Qigong (Chi Kung) Association
Qigong Associaton of America North American Society of Acupuncture and Alternative Medicine
United States Traditional Chinese Medicine Alumni Association Society for Acupuncture Research
Acupuncture Canada Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Organization
Association of Irish Acupuncturists Association of Veterinary Acupuncturists of Canada
Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association British Acupuncture Council
British Medical Acupuncture Society Canadian Academy of Acupuncture & Health Sciences
Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture Association of Canada College of TCM Practitioners and Acupuncturists (Canada)
European Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine European Federation of Oriental Medicine
European Herbal Practitioners Association European Register of Organizations of TCM
New Zealand Register of Acupuncturists Professional Register of Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine
The International Association for the Study of Traditional Asian Medicine World Federation of Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies,  WFAS