Committee Updates – January 2018

February 2nd and 4th marked a historical day for the acupuncture profession in California. CSOMA President, Tiffany Tuftee and Board of Director Representative, Bruce Gustafson were in attendance to discuss unification of the profession.…

CSOMA to Weigh in: Acupuncture Association Stakeholder Meetings Scheduled for 2018

In preparation for the upcoming 2018 Sunset Review of the California Acupuncture Board (CAB), Assemblymember Evan Low will be holding three Acupuncture Association Stakeholder Meetings in both Southern and Northern California as well as in…

Committee Updates – November 2017

CSOMA Committee updates for November 2017. Are you inspired about the acupuncture profession? Do you want to participate in CSOMA, but aren't quite sure how to get involved? Have you considered joining a CSOMA Committee?  CSOMA's…
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CJOM Call for Submissions

Help celebrate CJOM's 30th year by participating in the Spring/Summer 2018 issue! Deadline EXTENDED: Dec 15, 2017 What you need to know: This issue's theme is “The Acupuncture Solution to Pain Management and the Opioid Epidemic.” …

First Acupuncture Congressional Briefing Held on Capitol Hill

On Wednesday, November 8th, 2017, after many months of planning by the American Society of Acupuncturists (ASA) and the American Alliance for Professional Acupuncture Safety (AAPAS), the acupuncture community held its first-ever “Congressional…

Lessons learned

What were the biggest lessons learned in your first few years of practice? [memberonly] Bruce Gustafson, LAc: Lesson 1: "Regardless of how popular or effective one is as an intern with patients in the school clinic, most patients…

Judy Chu Endorses Access to Acupuncture

Congresswoman Judy Chu speaks up for acupuncture!

CSOMA President Requests Meeting with Rep Judy Chu

CSOMA President Tiffany Tuftee has requested an interview with Congresswoman Rep. Judy Chu September 21, 2017 CSOMA President Tiffany Tuftee has requested an interview with Congresswoman Rep. Judy Chu, of Southern CA to discuss…

Public Policy Advisory Committee Updates – September 2017

Public Policy Advisory Committee Updates: September 2017 The PPAC is now utilizing CapitolTrack to keep up to date of the most current legislation and Bills affecting our profession. The PPAC monitors these Bills on a weekly basis,…

Futures Advisory Committee Updates – September 2017

Futures Committee Updates: September 2017 Faculty membership outreach letter was sent to California Acupuncture Schools to announce CSOMA’s new Faculty Membership Benefits and discounted fee for membership. Student membership…