Dean of DAOM Program Appointment

September 13, 2016
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Yo San University is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Laraine Crampton, DAOM, L.Ac as Dean of the University’s DAOM Program. Dr. Crampton received her MATCM and DAOM degrees from Yo San University, where she has served as a faculty member for the past 22 years. She has been the Chair of the MATCM…

No Tuition Increase at YSU

July 18, 2016
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July 18, 2017- During this trimester’s President’s Tea on July 13 and in an open letter to all current MATCM students, President Green formally announced the decision to not increase tuition for the coming year. Bucking the trend of ever-escalating tuition and fees in higher education, President Green cited YSU’s  philanthropic success and prudent spending…

Yo San University Partners with Kaiser Permanente on National Cancer Survivor Day

June 28, 2016
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Cancer offers a unique insight into how individuals, families, and even communities rally together for life during what can be the most uncertain roller coaster we might ever ride. Fittingly, June 7 each year, National Cancer Survivor Day, is not only about the struggle to defeat cancer but is a true celebration of life. That’s…

Spring 2016 Dean’s Prize Winner

March 2, 2016
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Congratulations to Lisa Gridley, the Spring 2016 recipient of the Yo San University Dean’s Prize. The Dean’s Prize is awarded to the student achieving the highest score on the MATCM Graduation Exam. Below Lisa shares tips, tricks and wise words about getting through the program. What are your tips for achieving high test scores? To…

YSU Announces Latest Clinical Partnership

February 19, 2016

Putting People and Prevention First: Yo San University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and The Wellness Center at the LAC + USC Historic General Hospital Announce Partnership Yo San University is proud to announce a new externship partnership for the benefit of our students and broader community! The Wellness Center at LAC+USC Historic General Hospital is…

Acupuncture Today Profiles YSU Community Service and Clinical Education

February 4, 2016
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Yo San University Helps Make LA Communities Healthier (reprinted from February 2016 edition of Acupuncture Today) An element of healthcare training often overlooked is the residual benefit to communities served by Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AOM) schools nationwide. AOM schools across the country are committed not only to educating exceptional practitioners, but also to working…

Alumni Spotlight: Cari Schaefer, L.Ac

January 22, 2016
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Yo San University is proud to produce alumni that are movers and shakers in the healthcare field. We recently had the opportunity to interview YSU alumna Cari Schaefer, L.Ac., author of the The Food Solution, Amazon’s #1 New Release in its Genetically Engineered Food Nutrition department. Cari shared her insights on TCM and nutrition, her…

Alumni Spotlight: Denise Cicuto, L.Ac

January 8, 2016

Yo San University’s Veronica Manz recently had the chance to catch up with 2007 YSU alumna Denise Cicuto, L.Ac, to chat about her experience at YSU, life after school, and more… When I first reached out to Denise, I immediately felt a warmth from her. Though we’ve only ever spoken over Twitter and Email, I…

Westside Readers Choose YSU Community Clinic as “Best Acupuncture Center”

December 4, 2015
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In September, the Yo San University Community Clinic was awarded “Best Acupuncture Center” in The Argonaut’s annual “Best of the Westside” edition. Each year, Yo San University Community Clinic provides more than 20,000 treatments with proactive and collaborative approaches to our patients care. Thank you to everyone who voted! And a special thank you  for…