DAOM

A Clinical Doctorate for those already with a Master’s looking to become leaders in enhanced patient care. As one of only eight programs nationwide, we offer two advanced specialty programs plus training in all aspects of TCM and within your core specialty, applicable biomedical science and advanced patient assessment, diagnosis and treatment.

Smiling Yo San graduates ready to help others as leaders in their field

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Doctoral Program in Integrative Medicine

We offer you two distinctive specialties to pursue leading to the Doctorate in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Our Program provides ambitious practitioners the opportunity to become a leader in the delivery of enhanced patient care. Created by leading TCM practitioners and Biomedical experts from China and the U.S., our curriculum includes advanced training in all aspects of TCM.

An Executive Program for Working Professionals                                                                                     DAOM Residency Weekends (2016 – 2018)

With classes held over a long weekend once a month, the program makes it possible for Acupuncturists to simultaneously carry-on in their career while expanding their body of knowledge. Each graduates with an expanded sills set, prepared to engage and collaborate with health care practitioners in multiple disciplines and carry out scholarly research activities.

Our Commitment to You

We select as faculty, experienced, successful teachers and practitioners who demonstrate superior knowledge and skill in their fields, and a passion and commitment to healing. The program is designed to foster collaboration, build professional networks and to allow for mentor relationships.

When you commit to Yo San University’s Doctoral Program, we commit to do everything we can to help you succeed and prepare you for a future in integrative medicine as a skilled practitioner, teacher, leader and innovator.

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CURRICULUM

Weekend courses offered monthly designed to fit your schedule and practice
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WOMEN’S HEALTH & REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE

Help improve the state of diagnostics and treatment protocols for the effective management of men’s and women’s reproductive health.
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HEALTHY AGING & LONGEVITY

Help Others Live Better and Longer
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CAPSTONE PROJECT

Choose an area of focus to deepen your expertise
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CLINICAL EDUCATION

Fine tune your clinical techniques and practice your specialty
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STUDENT SERVICES

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The quality of education in the DAOM program at Yo San University is a reflection of the expertise of the faculty and the dedication of the administration and staff.

All were chosen for their superior knowledge and skill in their particular field and their demonstrated commitment and passion for healing. Many of the faculty including our founders, Daoshing and Mao Shing Ni, are descended from a lineage of TCM masters in China. Our biomedical and Professional Development faculty come from major Universities like UCLA, USC and Duke University. All are experienced, successful teachers and practitioners committed to a program designed to allow for student/faculty mentor relations and to provide information and skills that can be immediately applied in practice.

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Our Faculty

Joseph Adams

Joseph Adams was certified as a massage therapist in 1992. Although his initial training...
Practice Management

Marilyn Allen

Marilyn Allen is a well-known expert in the fields of acupuncture and medical malpractice....

Stephen Chee

Dr. Stephen Chee is interested in the integration of Eastern and Western medicine...

Joshua David Chrystal

Joshua David Chrystal, DC. has a chiropractic practice in Scottsdale, Arizona. Education...
Laraine Crampton
Interim Dean, DAOM Program; Chair, Qi Cultivation; Clinic, Healthy Aging & Longevity

Laraine Crampton

Dr. Laraine Crampton has taught several Ni family qigong forms for nineteen years....
Women’s Health & Reproductive Medicine

Diane Cridennda

Diane K. Cridennda graduated from the International Institute of Chinese Medicine...
Western Clinical Sciences

Margo DeLeaver

Dr. Margo Deleaver is a board certified physician, trained in both Western Medicine...

Theodric Hendrix, Jr.

Dr. Theodric Hendrix is an Obstetric, Gynecology, and Infertility physician, with...

Brandon Horn

Dr. Horn is a lecturer, researcher and clinician in the fields of acupuncture, herbal...
Jiling Hu
Chinese Herbal Medicine, Qi Cultivation

Jiling Hu

Jiling Hu, Licensed Acupuncturist, OMD, a native of Hu Bei province in China, received...
Fritz Hudnut

Fritz Hudnut

Along with being a clinical supervisor in the ECTOM and Yo San student intern clinics...

Gary Alan Jacob

Gary Alan Jacob, DC, LAc, MPH, DipMDT did his baccalaureate studies in Philosophy...
Hong Yun Jin

Hong Yun Jin

Dr. Hong Yun Jin trained in China. She has been practicing acupuncture and herbs...

Marc Kalan

Dr. Kalan is board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology....

Stuart Kaplan

Dr. Stuart Kaplan graduated with honors from New York University, earning his bachelor’s...
Brian S. Lee

Brian S. Lee

Dean of Clinical Education Brian S. Lee, L.Ac., MSAOM. is a board-licensed acupuncturist...
Don Lee
Orthopedics & Pain Management, Healthy Aging & Longevity, Clinic

Don Lee

Don Lee has served in a number of faculty, supervisor and board positions in the...
Ming-Dong Li
Traditional Chinese Medicine

Ming-Dong Li

Ming-Dong Li, B.Med., M.S., Ph.D. (China), L.Ac., Dipl. O.M. (NCCAOM) graduated from...
Yue-ying Li
Acupuncture, Clinic, Women’s Health & Reproductive Medicine, Healthy Aging & Longevity

Yue-ying Li

Dr. Yue-ying Li comes from a long line of Chinese Medical Doctors. Her medical studies...
Benny Jun Lin

Benny Jun Lin

In addition to his formal academic education, Benny Lin also trained extensively...
Doctoral Research

Jennifer Magnabosco

Jennifer L. Magnabosco, PhD, is Doctoral Professor for Research at Yo San University....
Capstone Research

Rosaleen Ostrick

Rosaleen is a licensed acupuncturist with a unique background including over 15 years...
Qi Cultivation and Women’s Health & Reproductive Medicine

Daoshing Ni

Dr. Daoshing Ni, L.Ac., OMD, PhD, MBA, is a University co-founder, a teacher and...
Qi Cultivation

Mao Shing Ni

After earning his D.O.M. and Ph.D. in Oriental Medicine with an emphasis in Nutrition...
Women's Health & Reproductive Medicine

Virginia Prior

Dr. Prior is a Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine specialized in Reproductive...
Meredith Chunyi Qian

Meredith Chunyi Qian

33 years experience of researching, teaching, and practicing Integrative Medicine,...

Larry Ryan

Former President of Yo San University, Larry has had post doctoral training in bio-behavioral...
Edmund Shaheen
Western Medicine

Edmund Shaheen

Ed Shaheen studied and lived in a Franciscan monastery for six years before pursuing...

Cynthia Splies

Dr. Splies has been practicing Chinese Medicine since 2004. She received her doctorate...

Eric Tamrazian

As a Senior Research Associate, he worked to develop gene therapy and microsurgery...

Pam Tarlow

Pam Tarlow has been a licensed community pharmacist since 1981, when she received...

Carla Vidor

Dr. Vidor graduated from Barnard College, NY with a bachelor’s in Environmental...

David Wells

Dr. David Wells has been in practice since 1979. In addition to his doctorate in...
Chinese Herbal Medicine

Hua-Bing Wen

Dr. Hua-bing Wen, B. Med., M.Med., L.Ac. (licensed acupuncturist) brings his expertise...
Women’s Health & Reproductive Medicine

Denise Wiesner

Denise Wiesner is a well-received specialist in Women’s Health and infertility....

Nurit Winkler

Dr. Winkler is Board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology...
Qi-wei Zheng

Qi-wei Zheng

40 years of teaching, researching and clinic practice Experience of integrative medicine....
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