Author: David W. Miller, M.D., FAAP, L.Ac., Dipl. OM. Title: Transparency is Key at ASA First Annual Meeting. Summary: On March 4th and 5th the American Society of Acupuncturists (ASA) held a successful first annual meeting in...
The board of the American Society of Acupuncturists extends a heartfelt ‘thanks!’ to all who participated in our
first annual meeting this past weekend in Albuquerque, New Mexico. From the states and their delegates; to the
key structural institutes of the profession ACAOM (Catherine Niemiec), CCAOM (Jason Wright), and NCCAOM
(David Canzone, Eugene London, Kory Ward Cook); to our AOM guest speakers from AAAOM (Don Lee), ANF
(Matthew Bauer), ETCMA (Gerd Ohmstede), and POCA (Lisa Rohleder); to our subject matter experts Brent Foster,
Marilyn Allen, Kory Ward Cook, Amy Lewis, James Shelby, David Griffiths, Bernard Holicky, and Doug Newton; to
our vendor supporters AcuClaims, American Acupuncture Council, Biotics Research Corporation, Crane Herb
Company, Evergreen Herbs/Lotus Institute of Integrative Medicine, Golden Flower Chinese Herbs, and Lhasa OMS;
to the rocking performance by John Scott, OMD and Rock Zone ( www.placitasrockzone.com ) –
This was truly an event to launch many years of collaborative efforts in working to advance our profession! We had an ambitious agenda, but accomplished it fully and with fruitful outcomes. Please enjoy the summary below, and be in touch with your state associations and their delegates with questions and feedback.
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