California Acupuncture & Traditional Medicine Association
Unifying Acupuncturists in California
To protect, promote, integrate, and advance the practice of acupuncture and traditional medicine,
preserve the rights of the patients it serves and seek continuous improvement
in the quality of patient treatment and care.
Adopted May 6, 2018
We drive to unify acupuncturists in California and collaborate nationally.
We promote Acupuncture as a profession, and as a political and economic force.
We will represent Acupuncture in the legislative process and protect and advance our scope of practice.
We will create strong benefit package based on important needs and wants of our members. We will continue expanding our value to our membership community.
We strive to unite vendors, suppliers and schools that support our profession.
Spotlight on our industry members and sponsors
Five Branches University is the 1st TCM school joining our membership ranks!
FBU President Ron Zeidman said recently:
"A great poet, writer, and Nobel Prize winner, Rudyad Kipling, lived in Asia for many years and wrote:
OH, East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet,
Till Earth and Sky stand presently at God’s great Judgment Seat;
But there is neither East nor West, Border, nor Breed, nor Birth,
When two strong men stand face to face, tho’ they come from the ends of the earth!
The most important part of this quote is that when strong men (and women) meet, there is neither East nor West, Border, nor Breed, nor Birth.
We must be strong and unite to defend and advance Traditional Chinese Medicine in California and the U.S., a precious tradition that has been handed down to us by so many great doctors over thousands of years. We must all be strong and unite."
Ron Zaidman, MBA, MTCM
President & CEO
"I immediately joined CalATMA as an industry member because I KNOW the value of a trade association. I also know that speaking with ONE VOICE is vitally important to make changes at the state level and in negotiations with carriers. For too many years California Acupuncturists were not represented with legislators as well as insurance carriers, with CalATMA that will change- and ALL of California's acupuncturists will now have a voice that WILL be heard."
Mori West, AcuClaims, Professional Acupuncture & Chiropractic Billing
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