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).

American Academy of Medical Acupuncture (AAMA),

n.pr U.S. organization of practicing acupuncturists who hold medical degrees. Membership requirements include two hundred and twenty hours of academy-approved training and two years of practical acupuncture experience.
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Joe Dowden, executive administrator of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture (AAMA) in El Segundo, Calif.
Helms, founding president of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture, through the UCLA School of Medicine.
The American Academy of Medical Acupuncture (AAMA) is the professional association that supports physicians doing medical acupuncture with CME, research, publications, and lobbying, as some nonphysician acupuncture organizations seek to limit the extent of practice of physicians trained in acupuncture.
For a referral to a physician trained in acupuncture, call the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture at (800) 521-2262.
Medical Acupuncture is the Official Journal of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture (www.
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.
The American Academy of Medical Acupuncture offers a referral service of such practitioners.
Collaborating Organizations include the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association, American Chronic Pain Association, American Heart Association, American Menopause Foundation, Anxiety Disorders Association of America, Arthritis Foundation, NAASO: The Obesity Society, National Stroke Association, National Women's Health Resource Center, and WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease.
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).
Reed has taught acupuncture for the UCLA Medical Acupuncture course since 1986, and developed the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture (AAMA) board exam and review course.
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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