American Academy of Medical Acupuncture


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American Academy of Medical Acupuncture

A physician organisation which promotes education about acupuncture and acts in the interests of physician acupuncturists (MD, DO).
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"General Information about Acupuncture/Public Information." American Academy of Medical Acupuncture. http://www.medicalacupuncture.org.
Only one of the group, The American Academy of Medical Acupuncture, sent an article describing its organization.
Most come from primary care and pain management specialties, according to the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture (AAMA), headquartered in Los Angeles.
(The NCCA may be reached at 202-232-1404 for information about licensing laws in each state and whether a particular acupuncturist is certified.) Physician members of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture have had a minimum of 200 hours of training.
If it's a technique you'd like to try, use a qualified practitioner--you can find one via the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture website at www.medicalacupuncture.org.
The American Academy of Medical Acupuncture offers a referral service of such practitioners.
Acupuncture is safe for most people, says Jim Dowden, executive director of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture. "In most cases, the worst that will happen is you won't get better," he says.
I urge primary care physicians to consider referring menopausal women to a physician acupuncturist or to study acupuncture themselves through a training program certified by the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture (AAMA).
Most of the 500-600 physicians who enroll each year in the UCLA program come from family practice and internal medicine, says Jim Dowden, executive administrator of the Santa Monica, Calif.--based American Academy of Medical Acupuncture.
American Academy of Medical Acupuncture. August 16, 2000, http://www.medicalacupuncture.org/acu_info/pressrelease/adhd.html.
About half of the physicians who've completed the UCLA program are family physicians or primary care internists, according to the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture (AAMA), headquartered in Los Angeles.

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