Great students, great teachers! Emperor’s College is pleased to announce that it had the highest pass rate for first time test takers on the March 2015 California Acupuncture Licensing Examination out of all California Acupuncture Board-approved schools that had more than 10 test takers. SCHOOL Pass rate for1st time takers Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine 85% American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine 81% Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences 81% Alhambra Medical University 80% Five Branches University 80% South Baylo University 75% Southern California University of Health Sciences 73% University of East West Medicine 73% Pacific College of Oriental Medicine 68% YoSan University of Traditional Chinese Medicine 61% Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine College, Berkeley 60% Dong-guk University, California 56% See the full list here: http://www.acupuncture.ca.gov/students/stats_mar2015.pdf.
Emperor’s College is honored to be recognized by our peer institutions as the #1 ranked acupuncture school in Los Angeles, the #1 ranked school in California and the #2 acupuncture and Oriental medicine college in the U.S. Similar to how U.S. News and World Report ranks Health Schools, the rankings published by TheBestAcupunctureSchools.com is based on a peer assessment survey sent to administrators and faculty from all of the acupuncture and Oriental medicine schools accredited by ACAOM, the accreditation body for acupuncture and Oriental medicine colleges. Congratulations to all the top acupuncture and Oriental medicine schools! #1- Oregon College of Oriental Medicine- Portland, OR #2- Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine- Santa Monica, CA #3- New England School of Acupuncture- Newton, MA #4- AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine- Austin, TX #5- National College of Natural Medicine- Portland, OR #6- Five Branches University: Graduate School of Traditional Chinese Medicine- San Jose, CA #7- American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine- San Francisco, CA #8- Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, Sand Diego- San Diego, CA #9- Bastyr University- Kenmore, WA #10-tie- Maryland University of Integrative Health- Laurel, MD #10-tie- Seattle Institute of Oriental Medicine- Seattle, WA
Emperor’s College interns and alumni treated dozens of women military vets at the 4th Annual Women Veterans Summit held on March 21st in Los Angeles. Emperor’s College was the only school of acupuncture and Oriental medicine invited to create and operate clinics at the event and are honored to have been selected to be of service to the amazing women that attended. To learn about opportunities for veterans to receive free and low cost treatment in our community acupuncture clinic visit clinic.emperors.edu/military-vets/ Emperor’s College is committed to serving the veterans community of Los Angeles and is the leading acupuncture and Oriental medicine service provider to military vets in the United States. For more information about the college’s veterans clinic, educational and community initiatives, please contact the Emperor’s College Office of Veterans Relations at 310.453.8300 ext.115.
Welcome New Students! Emperor’s is privileged to welcome 20 new master’s degree students to campus for spring quarter. An eclectic class composed of students from 4 nations, medical professionals, and military veterans, this group of future leaders in the field has already shown itself to not only be academically strong, but engaged and enthusiastic (it took almost no cajoling to get them on the ground and pose with the World Special Olympics “Circle of Inclusion”). We are so proud to welcome them aboard and to the Emperor’s family.
Emperor’s College is honored to have been chosen to be a health and wellness care provider at the 4th Annual Women Veterans Summit to be held on March 21st in Los Angeles. Emperor’s College alum and current students will operate a mobile clinic at the summit, providing treatment and educating the vets about the great benefits of acupuncture and Oriental medicine. Emperor’s is the only AOM college invited to participate as a service provider. To learn more about the event, visit http://bit.ly/17Yo1Q1 If you are a veteran and are interested in Emperor’s College or the college’s community acupuncture clinic, please contact Veteran’s Liaison Nicole Wetherington at 310.453.8300 ext. 107 or visit http://emperors.edu/masters-program/admissions/military-veterans/ Stay up to date with this and other Out of The Clinic and Into the World programs on the college’s Facebook Page here.
Introductory acupuncture and Oriental medicine classes in L.A. have been announced for Spring 2015. Are you interested in a career as a natural holistic medicine provider? Consider taking a few classes to see if it is right for you. Visit emperors.edu/opening-series-classes/ to learn more.