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2020 proves to be a challenging and unprecedented year. From the ravages of COVID-19 to the fight for racial and social justice, as well as economic instability, the Acupuncture community has a unique opportunity to advance and promote our medicine during this time of need. To celebrate this year's Acupuncture Medicine Day, why not use your talents to get the word out about the benefits of Acupuncture services? Direct, produce and star in your very own video to bring awarenessto this impportant cause! NCCAOM, in tandem with the American Society of Acupuncturists (ASA), invites you to submit a video to showcase your practice and bring attention to some current world issues.

Video Voting Contest 2020  (click to participate)

This video contest is an opportunity to address healing powers of acupuncture services in body, mind and spirit through visual media. Your voice and images can be powerful tools.

The video(s) must reflect one of three categories below. You may combine themes and submit more than one video. They are:

  1. Acupuncture Safety During COVID (eg: Inform the public that acupuncturists are open and ready to treat safely)
  2. Demonstrate Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Acupuncture
  3. Acupuncture Accessibility and Community Engagement

All approved videos submitted before October 15, 2020 will be featured on the Acupuncture Medicine Day website, ASA website and NCCAOM website available for VOTES BY THE PUBLIC.

Finally, as a bonus, all participants with approved video entry will be awarded two (2) PDA Points. In addition, the winners will receive a voucher for a free NCCAOM recertification or towards NCCAOM certification fees.

A nationwide press release will be launched to promote Acupuncture Medicine Day emphasizing the safe reopening of acupuncture practices. It will also include a link to the video contest so readers may vote. Make sure your video is the one they want to vote for!

 (click to participate)

AM Day Marketing Kit  (click to download)

As part of an effort to raise public awareness to the progress, promise and benefits of acupuncture and Chinese medicine, Acupuncture Media Works and AcuPerfect Websites is offering a AM Day Marketing Kit and raffling a FREE Premium Acupuncture Website. Spread the news in your community that acupuncture works and attract new clients along the way!


AM Day Website Giveaway  (enter to win)



2019 Instagram Photo Contest.


Last year the NCCAOM ran a photo contest to celebrate AM Day and create awareness about the medicine. This celebratory photo contest awarded a free voucher for NCCAOM Recertification. The highest voted winners of the contest are listed below:

Liana Allen  (with 316 points)

Liana Allen

Liana Allen,
Dipl. O.M. (NCCAOM)®, L.Ac.
Golden Flower
410 SE Ash St.
Portland, OR 97214

Sarah Lange  (with 101 points)

Sarah Lange

Sarah Lang,
Dipl. Ac. (NCCAOM)®, L.Ac.
Live Well Acupuncture
& Bodywork 267 Creekside Dr.
Suite #200
Petoskey, MI 49770

Kimberley Peirano  (with 98 points)

Kimberley Peirano

Kimberly Peirano, L.Ac.
Lion's Heart Wellness
503 D St.
Suite #1
San Rafael, CA 94901




You are invited to link to the Acupuncture Medicine Day web site and to use this free graphic.

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