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Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Cultivating brilliant healers, teachers, and leaders in Oriental medicine and inspiring the future of medicine since 1983

Santa Monica, CA (September 18, 2013) – Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2013 with the motto “Inspiring the future of medicine since 1983”.

As one of the oldest institutions of Oriental medicine in the United States, Emperor’s College has achieved many important milestones in the last thirty years and has been instrumental in advancing the field of Oriental medicine since 1983.

“We look forward to building an even brighter future as Americans increasingly seek more effective ways to achieve health and wellness,” writes Yun Kim, CEO of Emperor’s College, in her anniversary message.

Celebratory 30th anniversary micro-site unveiled

30 anniversary micrositeOn occasion of its 30th anniversary, Emperor’s College unveiled a celebratory 30th anniversary micro-site that features Yun Kim’s inspiring anniversary message as well as notable achievements of Emperor’s College alumni. Friends of Emperor’s College are invited to leave their congratulatory messages on an interactive message wall and share special memories about their time at the California acupuncture school.

Exclusive CEUs taught by high-profile practitioners

To mark its 30th anniversary in 2013, Emperor’s College will also offer a number of exclusive continuing education seminars taught by high-profile practitioners and scholars in Santa Monica, California, on Saturday, November 2 and Sunday, November 3, 2013. All proceeds from these CEU seminars will be donated to the World Health Organization to support the inclusion of traditional medicine codes in the ICD-11.

Online registration for the CEUs is now open. Register today on Eventbrite to reserve your spot!

30 years of commitment to integrative medicine

Since 1983, Emperor’s College has played a pivotal role in educating acupuncturists who have changed the landscape of medicine through empowering their patients toward health and through integrating the best of Eastern and Western approaches.

“There are countless board members, staff, faculty, alumni, and students who have contributed to the growth of Emperor’s College as an internationally recognized school of Oriental medicine,” said Yun Kim. “We also owe a big part of our success to our local communities, our clinic patients, and our healthcare partners in Santa Monica and beyond. It’s a pleasure to be able to contribute to the health and wellness of our local community, and we look forward to continued partnerships and community outreach in the city of Santa Monica in the years to come.”

To join the 30th anniversary celebration, visit www.emperors.edu/30anniversary

About Emperor’s College
Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine is one of the oldest and most distinguished acupuncture colleges in the nation specializing in a broad-based approach to the art and science of Oriental medicine. Founded in 1983, Emperor’s College has been leading the way for the integration of Oriental medicine in the modern health care system. Offering a master’s and doctoral degree program, Emperor’s College alumni are the pioneering leaders in academia, clinical practice, advocacy and research in the field.

For more information, visit www.emperors.edu

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Media Contact:
Nina Grenningloh
Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine
310.453.8300 x 174
nina@emperors.edu

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

Emperor’s College DAOM Program Receives Full Accreditation

Santa Monica, CA (September 18, 2013) – Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine, the California acupuncture school celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, is pleased to announce that its Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM) program received full accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM).

John Fang

John Fang, DAOM, LAc

ACAOM, which is recognized by the US Department of Education as a “specialized and professional” accrediting agency, found that the Emperor’s College DAOM program is fully in compliance with the 14 accreditation standards, with no areas of non-compliance and no areas for further development. Emperor’s College is among the eight select schools in the US with an accredited DAOM program, out of 72 schools nationwide.

“The ACAOM accreditation confirms the high academic standards our DAOM program has come to be known for,” said John Fang, DAOM, LAc, academic dean to the doctoral program at Emperor’s College.

The DAOM program at Emperor’s College offers a dual specialization in internal and physical medicine and provides practitioners of Oriental medicine with advanced clinical and professional skills that is specifically designed to address the needs of today’s diverse patient population.

The full press release with images to download is available online on PRWeb.

About Emperor’s College
Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine is one of the oldest and most distinguished acupuncture colleges in the nation specializing in a broad-based approach to the art and science of Oriental medicine. Founded in 1983, Emperor’s College has been leading the way for the integration of Oriental medicine in the modern health care system. Offering a master’s and doctoral degree program, Emperor’s College alumni are the pioneering leaders in academia, clinical practice, advocacy and research in the field.

For more information, visit www.emperors.edu

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Media Contact:
Nina Grenningloh
Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine
310.453.8300 x 174
nina@emperors.edu

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

Free Tragedy Relief Care for Santa Monica College Shooting

Emperor’s College Acupuncture Clinic offers free acupuncture services to all members of the Santa Monica College community from June 12 to August 31 September 30.

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 In support of our neighbors, friends and colleagues affected by the Santa Monica College shooting, Emperor’s College Acupuncture Clinic is providing free acupuncture to those with a current SMC ID through August 31 September 30, 2013.

Acupuncture is effective for relieving anxiety, grief, disturbed sleep, fatigue and other emotional and physical pains.

Schedule an appointment at (310) 453-8383, option 1

 
 
Emperor’s College Acupuncture Clinic
1807 Wilshire Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90403
(310) 453-8383, option 1
www.emperors.edu/clinic
Friday, May 24th, 2013

Emperor’s College Alumnus Nathan Anderson Elected President of California State Oriental Medical Association

Santa Monica, CA (May 24, 2013) – Acupuncturist Nathan Anderson, LAc, alumnus of Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine, was elected president of the California State Oriental Medical Association (CSOMA), the largest professional association representing California acupuncturists.

Anderson, who graduated summa cum laude with a master’s degree in Oriental medicine in 2003 from the esteemed Emperor’s College, had previously served as the chairperson of the CSOMA Public Policy Advisory Committee and secretary from 2011 to 2013. Anderson was first elected to the Board of Directors of CSOMA in 2009.

“I’m proud to continue my efforts to advocate for the acupuncture profession in California in my new role as president of CSOMA,” said Nathan Anderson, LAc.

“We’re delighted to see our alumni hold such important positions.”

Emperor's College alumni Nathan Anderson

Nathan Anderson, LAc

“On behalf of the entire Emperor’s College community, I’d like to congratulate Nathan Anderson on his achievement,” said Yun Kim, CEO at Emperor’s College. “We’re delighted to see our alumni hold such important positions and serve as ambassadors for Oriental medicine throughout the country.”

Anderson’s successful career as an Oriental medicine practitioner, educator and academic administrator is marked by several achievements. In addition to several faculty positions, Anderson served as clinic director at the former Samra University of Oriental Medicine from 2008 to 2010 where his notable accomplishments included increasing clinic revenue, introducing an electronic medical records system, and establishing two clinical externships. Anderson then held the same title at Dongguk University – Los Angeles during the 2010-2011 academic year.

Today, Anderson focuses his attention on his private practice where he specializes in kinetic acupuncture, a unique treatment method that combines physiotherapy and acupuncture to alleviate musculoskeletal pain.

About Emperor’s College
Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine is one of the oldest and most distinguished acupuncture colleges in the nation specializing in a broad-based approach to the art and science of Oriental medicine. Founded in 1983, Emperor’s College has been leading the way for the integration of Oriental medicine in the modern health care system. Offering a master’s and doctoral degree program, Emperor’s College alumni are the pioneering leaders in academia, clinical practice, advocacy and research in the field.

For more information, visit www.emperors.edu

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Press Contact:
Nina Grenningloh
Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine
310.453.8300 x 174
nina@emperors.edu

 

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Emperor’s College Students Excel on 2013 California Acupuncture Licensing Exam

Santa Monica, CA (April 24, 2013) – Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine, the California acupuncture school celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, is pleased to announce a 94% pass rate for first time test takers on the California Acupuncture Licensing Exam (CALE) in February 2013.

“We’re especially proud to see our graduates perform strongly in the CALE in our 30th anniversary year,” said Jacques MoraMarco, academic dean to the master’s program at Emperor’s College. “The excellent exam scores are a testament to the dedication and hard work of our graduates as well as the outstanding instruction from our highly experienced and diverse faculty from Asia, Europe, and the United States.”

Top Results on California Acupuncture Licensing Exams

In 2013, Emperor’s College sent 17 first-time takers who achieved an extremely high pass rate in the California Acupuncture Board exams. 16 of the 17 first-time test takers passed the licensing exam with high marks, equating to a pass rate of 94%. This very strong performance once again positions Emperor’s College among the short list of top acupuncture schools in California and reflects the program’s commitment to high educational standards and clinical competencies.

In California, the California Acupuncture Board, an autonomous body under the umbrella of the Department of Consumer Affairs, licenses and regulates acupuncturists in the state.

About Emperor’s College
Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine is one of the oldest and most distinguished acupuncture colleges in the nation specializing in a broad-based approach to the art and science of Oriental medicine. Founded in 1983, Emperor’s College has been leading the way for the integration of Oriental medicine in the modern health care system. Offering a master’s and doctoral degree program, Emperor’s College alumni are the pioneering leaders in academia, clinical practice, advocacy and research in the field.

For more information, visit www.emperors.edu

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Press Contact:
Nina Grenningloh
Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine
310.453.8300 x 174
nina@emperors.edu