Medical Acupuncture Accreditation

The McMaster contemporary acupuncture for health professionals program provides graduates with a certificate for 300 CME hours category 1 by th e American Medical Association, a gold standard in postgraduate medical education in the US, Canada and many other western countries.

The American Board of Medical Acupuncture (AMBA) has recognized the program as meeting the educational standards to apply for board certifcation with the ABMA, and the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture as meeting the standards required to apply for membership at this physician only association.

In Canada, the McMaster contemporary acupuncture program has been approved by the College of Family Physicians of Canada as meeting the accreditation criteria of 300 MAINPRO-M1 credits, and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada has accredited the program as an Accredited Group Learning Activity under Section 1 of the Framework of CPD options.