On this page you will find a comprehensive list of acupuncture resources in the United States and abroad. If you scroll down you will see a list of international acupuncture resources. If you would like your acupuncture or Chinese medicine resource listed here, please email James Whittle at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following is a comprehensive list of all the acupuncture schools in the United States. For decades, the Accreditation Committee for Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine has accredited all schools of acupuncture in the US. You can check with the ACAHM to see if the acupuncture school or program you are interested in is accredited or pre-accredited at this link: https://acahm.org/directory-menu/directory/
The following is a comprehensive list of international schools of acupuncture and Chinese medicine. It is by no means exhaustive. Many of the international acupuncture schools and programs cater to foreigners. Contact the school or university directly to inquire about learning acupuncture or Chinese medicine overseas. Some acupuncture schools in China are collaborating with international institutions and universities as part of the Belt and Road Initiative to establish joint programs for learning acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, and taijiquan.
The following is a list of acupuncture courses and providers of acupuncture CEUs. Some providers of CEUs offer online acupuncture courses as well as online courses in Chinese medicine. States vary in what they require for acupuncture CEU courses, so check with the acupuncture licensing board in your state.
James Whittle M.S., L.Ac. is an acupuncturist and a practitioner of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). He has visited China more than 8 times to work in hospitals and conduct research. James has also consulted for the BBC on an acupuncture documentary and appeared on NBC news. In 2016, NBC called James “an expert in Chinese medicine.” He is the founder and owner of the Blue Ridge Clinic in Asheville, North Carolina, founded in 2003. A graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill with honors, he completed his masters in acupuncture at Bastyr University in 2001. He is licensed to practice acupuncture in North Carolina and holds license #238. You can reach James at (828) 254-4405.