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The Yo San University DAOM Program is proud to boast that it has no candidates in “ABD” status. For each of the three cohorts that have undertaken and progressed through the two-year Yo San University advanced specialty doctoral programs in the Reproductive Medicine and Healthy Aging specialties, every candidate has completed the dissertation requirement on time.
The sun was brightly shining. and the spring air was fresh and crisp as the University celebrated the accomplishments of its thirty-four new degree recipients at the 2014 Yo San University Commencement exercises on Sunday March 23, 2014.
Jennifer Shulman is a doctoral candidate in Yo San's Women’s Health and Reproductive Medicine program. She is a California native from Santa Barbara, and is following in her mother’s footsteps, not only as a California acupuncturist, but also as a Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Jennifer spent several years practicing acupuncture in New York City before returning to California and beginning her current practice in Redondo Beach.
Beginning with the winter 2014 issue, v 66, the AAAOM’s peer-reviewed research journal, The American Acupuncturist, has a new section: "Clinical Pearls.” What is a clinical pearl? These are small bits of free-standing, clinically relevant information based on experience or observation and that address a specific topic. They can be communicated either verbally or in printed form.
If you have been out of school for a while, have been too busy to pull out that textbook, or want to brush up on some Biomed analogies, terms and research concerning the Hypothalamic-Pituitary Axis, then this article is a good place to start.
Sisters April and Stacy Frerking are not only colleagues in Yo San’s DAOM Reproductive Medicine program, but also run their own women’s health practice together in Branson, Missouri. April and Stacy were raised with holistic medicine, and have encountered its phenomenal effects since childhood. Both were involved professionally in the theater and performing arts, and spent a lot of time traveling before pursuing their education in Chinese Medicine.
Crafted artistically by MATCM work-study student Andrea Cabanayan, the first course included a colorful humus wreath adorned with cherry tomatoes and red pepper strips. The second dish contained dozens of fresh strawberries festively ornamented with green grapes and marshmallows.
By: Jenn Schulman, Reproductive Medicine Candidate
You know how it is over the holidays. Everyone is eating pie, drinking eggnog, nibbling delicious pastries full of fat and gluten and meat. The layperson often assumes that TCM practitioners skip the tasty dishes of the season in favor of sunshine and mushroom tonics. But staying healthy over the holidays doesn’t mean skipping all the treats, it just means having a good excuse to eat them. Here are seven excuses for indulging this holiday season, based on Chinese Nutrition.