Join Our Membership Drive!

April 20, 2017

We’re having a Membership Drive! Everyone who is a member by Friday, May 12th will receive the following benefits: New! Online Vendor Fair – for 1 week, all members will receive specially negotiated online discounts from participating TCM marketers including:  LhasaOMS, Mayway, Pro-D Seminars, Kamwo, Golden Flower, Golden Needle, Acu-Market, Blue Poppy, Far East Summit, Redwing Books, Kenshin Trading, eLotus Institute, Evergreen and Standard Process. New! “Find an Acupuncturist Map” – ...

Join the Walk for Acupuncture!

September 28, 2016

Join us on Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 8am Montrose Beach Harbor 4400 N. Lake Shore Drive Chicago, IL 60640 Register as an Individual or set-up a Team! Share with your network– get sponsors/donations and encourage others to come walk with us along the lake! In addition to walking, you can post a video or testimonial about the benefits of acupuncture on the Ilaaom Facebook page or on YouTube at Ilaaom TV. Spread the ...

The Illinois Acupuncturist, 2017 Vol. 1 is here!

September 14, 2016

The latest version of The Illinois Acupuncturist is now available. Click here to download your copy and read some great articles!  We hope you enjoy the latest issue of The Illinois Acupuncturist. Our colleagues have once again produced exciting and relevant articles.  We are excited to share the latest updates on the practice of acupuncture nationally and here in Illinois, classes and events taking place in the coming months, Ilaaom’s recent ...

ILaaom is delighted to announce our newly elected Board Directors:Olivia Hsu Friedman and Amanda J. Kreiss 

June 25, 2016

Olivia and Amanda will both be serving their first three-year terms. Congratulations to both of our newly elected Board Directors. Thank you, Olivia and Amanda, for stepping forward to serve our association and community. We look forward to working together to further the growth and flourishment of our profession. Thank you to all of our members who participated in our election!

ILaaom Board Elections: Nominee Bios

April 26, 2016

Attention ILaaom Professional Members!  We have two nominees, Olivia Hsu Friedman and Amanda J. Kreiss, for two open ILaaom board positions.  For instructions on voting, please click here.  Please click here to download your ballot. Olivia Hsu Friedman Bio: Olivia received a Diplomate in Oriental Medicine (Dipl.OM) from the National Certification Commission of Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) in 2016 and is a licensed Illinois acupuncturist. She earned a Master of Science in Oriental ...

Thank you to all who attended the ILaaom Annual Meeting

March 26, 2016

We are grateful to everyone who participated in ILaaom’s Annual Meeting on April 24th, to PCOM for hosting the meeting, and to Dr. Judith Schlaeger for an insightful Ethics class exploring controversies in medical research. We updated some of ILaaom’s bylaws, discussed both recent and upcoming visits to Springfield and American Society of Acupuncture activity, and reflected on a year of activity for ILaaom and our goals for the upcoming year.  ...

The Illinois Acupuncturist 2016 Vol. I is now available!

March 23, 2016

We hope you enjoy the newest issue of The Illinois Acupuncturist. Our colleagues have once again produced exciting and relevant articles.  We are excited to share the latest updates on the practice of acupuncture nationally and here in Illinois, classes and events taking place in the coming months, Ilaaom’s recent events and activities, and information you can implement in your practice. Thank you for your continued support, Kate Phillippi, Editor-in-Chief   ...

Meet-Up in Libertyville– Sunday, April 3 at 6:00pm

March 21, 2016

Let’s Meet Up! We enjoyed the Chinese New Year celebration so much that we didn’t want to wait too long to get together again.  Please join us for food and conversation at Mickey Finn’s Brewery on Sunday, April 3 at 6:00. We will discuss what is happening nationally with the newly formed American Society of Acupuncturists along with the opiod crisis and where we, as a profession, can join in and ...

With ILaaom’s deepest sympathy and condolences

March 14, 2016

Our AOM community has sadly lost one of its most passionate and knowledgeable leaders and teachers. Dr. Alan Uretz passed away on March 10, 2016. His young spirit and intelligent mind will be missed by so many. His knowledge enriched his students’ education beyond the classroom. Dr. Uretz was a teacher and supervisor at the Midwest College of Oriental Medicine for close to 20 years. He advocated for the protection and advancement of our medicine and ...