ASM is a non-profit professional organization that promotes and protects the practice of acupuncture in Massachusetts.

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Benefits of Membership

Membership in the Acupuncture Society of Massachusetts (ASM), is the best way to stay informed about developments that could impact your business, to participate in building and supporting your profession, and to receive a variety of benefits that can enhance your practice both personally and professionally. 

Your Membership Supports the On-going Work of the ASM

  • We work to protect the acupuncture scope of practice and maintain the freedom to practice without medical supervision in Massachusetts

  • We are active in the legislative process; we champion and monitor bills related to acupuncture

  • We communicate the latest developments in the Acupuncture profession

  • We support the success of acupuncture practitioners

  • We educate and expand public understanding of acupuncture and herbal medicine

Benefits of Membership**

  • Meridians: The Journal of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, new issues each quarter and access to back issues**

  • Annual Meeting with in-person updates, fun networking opportunities and CEUs at reduced rates

  • Voting rights**

  • Networking opportunities for increased business, alliances and support**

  • Visibility for your practice via our “Find a Practitioner” section of the website 

  • Discounted rates at our hosted classes and other educational opportunities**

  • Access to the "Members Only" section of the ASM website**

  • Opportunity to join association committees or the Board of Directors**

  • News/Updates: Online and e-Newsletters regarding what is going on in the acupuncture profession in Massachusetts plus updates on ASM events, meetings, and more.

  • Online membership account enabling you to update your profile, make payments, register for events, receive newsletters and more

  • Membership in ASA (American Society of Acupuncturists) a new national organization. ASM will forward news/information from this group directly to our members**

** Items with this mark are for licensed acupuncturists who are in the first year practitioner, second year practitioner and professional membership levels. At this time they are not currently benefits for our Student, Friend, Retired, Huang Di, Celestial Emperor or Allied Health levels.

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