ACAOM adopts Commission Actions Policy

Following a 45-day period of public comment and subsequent deliberation by the Commission, ACAOM has implemented an approved Commission Actions Policy, effective January 27, 2017.   The policy outlines formal actions available to the Commission and the process for reviewing and appealing Commission decisions. An Accreditation Procedures guidance was also published on January 30,…

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ACAOM Agenda: Winter 2017 Commission Meeting

ACAOM Winter 2017 Commission Meeting February 22-25, 2017 – Clearwater Beach, FL The following institutions/programs will be on the ACAOM Winter 2017 Meeting agenda: Seeking Pre-Accreditation (Candidacy) Texas Health and Science University, Austin, TX Doctoral degree program in acupuncture and Oriental medicine Seeking Initial Accreditation Nine Star University of Health Sciences,…

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ACAOM Associate Director Dr. John Cooper Retires

ACAOM Associate Director Dr. John Cooper has retired from the Commission staff, effective October 15.  John has been involved with the AOM profession for more than twenty years, including 15 years as an ACAOM site visitor and chair; service as the Board Chair of an ACAOM accredited school; and election…

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ACAOM announces new Commissioner: Dr. Marnae Ergil

ACAOM is pleased to announce the selection of Marnae C. Ergil as a practitioner member of the Commission. Dr. Ergil, a Professor at the Finger Lakes School of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine of New York Chiropractic College in Seneca Falls, is a licensed acupuncturist in New York and California.  She has…

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ACAOM Winter 2016 Commission Actions

In accordance with 34 CFR §602.26(a), the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM) is reporting the following actions: Meeting Date: February 24-27, 2016 Effective Date of Action: February 27, 2016 Next Meetings: Summer – August 10-13, 2016; Winter – February 23-25, 2017 RESCINDING OF PROBATION AND CHANGE IN…

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