National Community

FSOMA is a proud member of the American Society of Acupuncture (ASA)


As a FSOMA Member, you automatically become an ASA member. 

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Florida State National Community Professional Organizations Online Journals Schools in Florida Miscellaneous

Florida State – Florida State Board of Acupuncture –(B of A) –Regulatory


 NATIONAL COMMUNITY – National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) –National Board Certifying Body for Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, and Asian Bodywork Therapies – Council of Colleges of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine  (CCAOM) –Professional Organizations of Schools of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine – The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (part of National Inst. Of Health) – National Acupuncture Foundation. A not for profit organization for promotion acupuncture and oriental medicine – Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM) National Accrediting Agency for Schools – American Association for Teachers of Oriental Medicine 



SPECIALIZED PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS –  Our Vision: A world where the benefits of acupuncture are known and available to all. – Acupuncturists Without Borders, providing community-based acupuncture services which interrupt the cycles of unresolved trauma due to natural disasters and war. – Society for Acupuncture Research (SAR) – American Herbal Products Association (AHPA)   The national trade association for herbal products industry – American Herbalist Guild (AHG)  An association of herbal practitioners – Herbal Society of America – American Organization for Bodywork Therapies of Asia (AOBTA) – National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA) – National QiGong Association – Qigong Association of America – American Academy of Medical Acupuncture. An MD/DO only acupuncture organization – American Academy of Veterinary Acupuncture. A DVM only acupuncture organization – International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS)




Acupuncture Today – Online and paper monthly with extensive resources.

Clinical Acupuncture & Oriental Medicineis the first international peer-reviewed journal to provide clinical information for the global community of practitioners of acupuncture, as well as interested students, researchers and scholars.

AAMA Journal – The official journal of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture.

The Pulse of Oriental Medicine – Pulse is resource of basic TCM information.

World Journal of Acupuncture-MoxibustionAn online journal concerning acupuncture and oriental medicine. 



Ft. Lauderdale—Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine

Gainesville—Dragon Rises College of Oriental Medicine

Gainesville—Academy of Five Element Acupuncture

Miami—Acupuncture Massage College

Orlando—Florida College of Integrative Medicine

Sarasota—East West College of Natural Medicine





GanCao – A resource website that has forums, a practitioner database, and web links.

Acupuncture Links of Vilberto’s Home Page – A detailed webpage with acupuncture and oriental medicine links

Phil Rogers’ Online Links – A detailed webpage with acupuncture and oriental medicine links – Directory of acupuncturists.

The Recovery Village - and a blog post