Membership Pricing

Professional Membership

Professional Members are eligible to:

  • Vote on all matters submitted for a vote of the membership, including election of the Board of Directors;
  • Serve on the Board of Directors; and
  • Serve as Officers of the Board.

Professional membership types:

1st Year of Licensure. Available to practitioners who are currently licensed to practice acupuncture by the California Acupuncture Board, and in their 1st year of licensure. ($14/mo or $145/yr)

2nd Year of Licensure. Available to practitioners who are currently licensed to practice acupuncture by the California Acupuncture Board, and in their 2nd year of licensure. ($24/mo or $250/yr)

3+ Year of Licensure. Available to practitioners who are currently licensed to practice acupuncture by the California Acupuncture Board, and in their 3rd+ year of licensure. ($32/mo or $350/yr)

Faculty. Available to California licensed acupuncturists who teach at an institution offering a California Acupuncture Board (CAB) approved training program. To qualify, proof of faculty standing (e.g., faculty ID, link to staff page) must be emailed to memberservices@csomaonline.org ($16/mo or $175/yr)

DAOM / Doctoral Transition. Available to practitioners who are currently licensed to practice acupuncture by the California Acupuncture Board. Licensed acupuncturists in DAOM/DACM programs are eligible for this membership. ($14/mo or $145/yr)

Jade Circle. Available to practitioners who are currently licensed to practice acupuncture by the California Acupuncture Board, and wish to select a higher dues level to support CSOMA’s work. ($50/mo or $600/yr)

Golden Phoenix. Available to practitioners who are currently licensed to practice acupuncture by the California Acupuncture Board, and wish to select a higher dues level to support CSOMA’s work. ($100/mo or $1200/yr)

See how CSOMA membership pays for itself:

  • With a 10% discount on MIEC malpractice insurance, you’ll save $100-150 per year.
  • With a 10% discount on CEUs from participating providers, you’ll save over $100 per year.
  • With up to 20% off supplies, you’ll save an average of $100-300 per year.
  • If you qualify for a Health Reimbursement Account with BASE, you’ll save 5% on setup fees, plus an average of $4,700 in tax savings per year.
  • And finally… what is professional advocacy worth to you? (We believe it’s priceless.)

Student Membership

Student Members are eligible to:

  • Serve on the Board of Directors

Student members may not vote on matters submitted to the membership for vote, including the election of the Board of Directors. Student members are eligible to serve on the Board of Directors if elected but may not serve as officers of the association.

*No credits issued.

Student membership details:

Available to non-licensed acupuncturists who are enrolled, at least half-time, in a program that is at least one academic year’s duration and is approved by the California Acupuncture Board. ($35/yr)

Note: licensed acupuncturists enrolled in educational programs such as a DAOM or DACM (completion doctorate) are not eligible for student membership. CSOMA now offers a Professional Membership: DAOM / Doctoral Transition membership.

Organizational Membership

Organizational membership is open to educational institutions engaged in medical education and any firm or corporation engaged in selling products or services to the acupuncture and Oriental medical profession.
Educational institutions: select Merchant PLUS for all current students to receive FREE student memberships. 

SPONSOR LEVEL Merchant Merchant PLUS Corporate Sponsor Benefactor
INVESTMENT $500/yr $1400/yr $3600/yr $6500/yr
10% discount JAIM print ads
10% discount JAIM online ads
10% discount exhibitor fees
Listing on select CSOMA web pages
Banner ad on CSOMA website
Social media mentions/promotions
Monthly newsletter mention/link
10% additional discount off all programs (20% total)
Customized sponsorship program*

*Customized sponsorship programs are offered to Corporate and Benefactor levels. Examples of past sponsorships include:

  • 2-Day “Love Your Practice” Digital Summit (1000+ registrants)
  • Live CBD webinar with CEUs free to members (400+ registrants)
  • Premium exhibitor sponsorship (200+ registrants)
  • Social media & newsletter promotions (5,000+ subscribers)

As an Associate member of CSOMA, you’ll have state-wide and national exposure to the AOM profession, opportunities to promote your products and services through a variety of channels, and recognition at live events – all while showing your support to a passionate community of CSOMA members.

Supporting Membership

Supporting Members are eligible to:

  • Serve on the Board of Directors

Associate members are may not vote on matters submitted to the membership for vote, including the election of the Board of Directors. Individual associate members are eligible to serve on the Board of Directors if elected but may not serve as officers of the association. 

*Credits issued to Out-of-State practitioners for NCCAOM-approved CEUs

Supporting membership types:

Medical/Health Care Associate Membership. Available to any licensed health care provider who is not currently licensed to practice acupuncture by the California Acupuncture Board. ($250/yr)

Out-of-State Membership. Available to any practitioner who is licensed to practice acupuncture who practices and resides outside of California. ($150/yr)

Public Membership. Available to any employee of a firm, corporation, or institution that qualifies for Educational Institution or Merchant membership. ($75/yr)

Retired/Inactive Membership. Available to practitioners who no longer earn income as a practitioner of any activity for which a license to practice acupuncture is required. ($50/yr)

Membership Pricing