Expand your practice
in reproductive medicine
or the field of healthy aging.
Doctorate in Acupuncture and
Oriental Medicine (DAOM)
An executive program
for working professionals.
Attend just 1 weekend per month. The 24 month Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine(DAOM) degree program is a clinical-based professional degree that allows acupuncturists to expand their practice by specializing in either reproductive women’s health or longevity and healthy aging.
The emphasis is on learning through experience with renowned experts in TCM and Biomedicine in a series of collaborative clinical settings at leading health care centers in Southern California.
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Learn in an intimate
The residency sessions at Yo San are small, fostering an intimate, personal learning experience. The doctorate program is field based, problem oriented, and guided by the Taoist philosophy of balance and harmony.
Our clinical partners are leaders in integrative health care such as the Wellness Center at the Historic LAC + USC General Hospital, and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.
Questions about our Doctorate Degree Program?
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
Specialty programs in the high demand areas of integrative medicine:
Women’s Health and
Integrative Reproductive Medicine
This two year clinical doctorate specialty integrates advanced Western and Eastern diagnostics and treatment protocols for the effective management of women’s reproductive health. Program features include: Case-base learning; Advanced herbal formula writing; Practical demonstrations of acupuncture; Physical exams for specific conditions; collaboration with other health care professionals; evidence-based practice and research methods.
Healthy Aging and
Integrative Internal Medicine
This two year clinical doctorate integrates advanced Western and Eastern diagnostics and treatment protocols for the effective management this specialty. An in-depth focus on longevity, healthy aging through preventative care, and health cultivation. Clinical residents receive advanced training in their area of specialty by attending the program’s specialty focused clinics.
Our exceptional teaching clinics.
On Campus: the Award Winning Blount Community Clinic
Voted “Best Acupuncture Center” of the Westside in 2017 our specialty clinics include Pediatrics, Women’s Health and Reproduction, Orthopedics and Pain, and Healthy Aging and Internal Medicine.
Our Clinical Partners: at the Forefront of Integrative Health Care
Through your experience with our partners, you’ll gain a deep understanding of how acupuncture and TCM are continually playing an expanding role in healthcare today.
- Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
- The Wellness Center at the Historic LAC + USC General Hospital
- Venice Family Clinic, Simms/Mann Health and Wellness Center
- Being Alive Los Angeles Wellness Center in West Hollywood
- WISE & Healthy Aging in Santa Monica
Dr. Maoshing Ni:
the clinical experience at Yo San.
Our teaching clinics provide vital care to a large population.
It’s our way of giving back to the community and teaching our students in the process.
Listen to a 40 second message from our founder, Dr. Maoshing Ni.
The doctoral degree program:
The Yo San Doctorate of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM) degree is designed to accommodate working practitioners who complete their degree while maintaining their professional practices. The DAOM degree provides students with the opportunity for in-depth study of advanced topics in acupuncture and Oriental medicine, post-graduate level biomedical training, significant supervised clinical work in areas of specialization, exposure to research and evidence based medicine, and the opportunity to develop teaching and leadership skills.
Questions about the Doctorate Degree Program?
Talk to an admissions counselor.
We’re here to answer your questions about the doctorate program and serve as your mentors through the application process. You can choose to schedule a session in person or over the phone to learn more about topics such as admission requirements, financial aid, and scholarships.
The art and science
of reproductive medicine:
Listen to the collaboration on fertility medicine from both a Western and Eastern perspective.
Michael Maguire, DAOM
when I wake up in the morning
“20 years after graduating from Yo San, I still feel great about what I do for a living.” Listen to a 30 second message from our graduate, Michael Maguire, DAOM, Lac
Schedule a tour and sit in on a class.
We regularly schedule personal tours of the Yo San campus which give you the opportunity to sit in on a class, ask questions, and meet other students who are on the path of becoming an exceptional practitioner of the healing arts.
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