Frequently Asked Questions &
Resources for Acupuncturists
Question: How do I access/use Basecamp?
Answer: You can login to members only section and find the link to basecamp. This is where ASNY works with transparency to its members.
Question: Where do I direct questions about concerns I have?
Answer: First scroll through this site, checking out the for acupuncturists section. Next, check in with your regional representative. If you don’t get the answer you need, contact us.
Question: Who is my regional representative?
Answer: Check out the regional representative page for info based on your location.
Question: How can I get involved with any of the committees?
Answer: Just apply to join on the page of the committee you are interested in. Here is a link to the pages of each committee:
Q: How is ASNY transparent to its members about its activities?
Answer: We welcome all members to get involved, join a committee, attend a committee meeting, become a regional representative, and get involved on Basecamp. Working on Basecamp means you can ask to be added to a group on basecamp and directly be involved in creating change as well as see what is being done to resolve issues.
Question: Why Should I Become a Member?
Answer: Because then you have access to all the member benefits and discounts, as well as the ASNY Member Virtual Marketplace. If you have more questions, here are the top 10 reasons to become a member.
Question: I am a new acupuncturist. Where Should I Go To For Help?
Answer: If you are a member, go to the Student Resources page (only accessible to members). If you are not a member, start with the student tab on this page. If you don’t find the answer scroll through the FAQs here, and then peruse the info section of the site. Depending on your question, this should give you access to many resources you will need. If you don’t find what you need, or you have a question you don’t see here, contact us.
Question: Why do you keep bugging me to join?
Answer: ASNY’s goal is ultimately to represent all New York Acupuncturists and to help the profession of acupunture thrive. We survey our membership to better focus on what is important and focus our goals as set by our members. We want all NY acupuncturists to have a voice and a part in ASNY, which is why we encourage all NY Acupuncturists and Students to join.
Question: Where I can Find More Information about State Acupuncture Organizations?
- Arizona Society of Oriental Medicine and Acupuncture (AzSOMA)
California State Oriental Medical Association (CSOMA)
Acupuncture Association of Colorado (AAC)
- Connecticut Society of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (CSAOM)
Acupuncture Society of Washington, D.C. (ASDC)
- Florida State Oriental Medical Association (FSOMA)
- Georgia State Oriental Medicine Association (GSOMA)
- Hawaii Oriental Medicine and Acupuncture Association (HOMAA)
- Idaho Acupuncture Association (IAA)
- Illinois Association of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (ILAAOM)
- Indiana Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (IAAOM)
- Maine Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (MAAOM)
- Maryland Acupuncture Society (MAS)
- Michigan Association of Acupuncuture and Oriental Medicine (MAAOM)
- Minnesota Acupuncture Association (MAA)
- New Hampshire Acupuncture & Asian Medicine Association (NHAAMA)
- New Hampshire Association for Acupuncuture & Oriental Medicine (NHAAOM)
- New Jersey Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NJAAOM)
- North Carolina Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCAAOM)
- Ohio Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (OAAOM)
- Oklahoma Acupuncture Association (OAA)
- Oregon Association of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (OAAOM)
- New Mexico Society for Acupuncture & Asian Medicine (NMSAAM)
- Association for Professional Acupuncture in Pennsylvania (APA)
- Rhode Island Society of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (RISAOM)
- Texas Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (TAAOM)
- Acupuncture Society of Virginia (ASVA)
- Washington East Asian Medicine Association (WEAMA)
- Wisconsin Society of Certified Acupuncturists (WISCA)
Question: Where can I find out more about National & International Organization Links?
- Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM)
- American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AAAOM)
- National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)
- American Society of Acupuncturists (ASA)
- White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine
- American Academy of Medical Acupuncture (AAMA)
- American Academy of Veterinary Acupuncture (AAVA)
- American Chinese Medicine Association (ACMA)
- American Herbal Products Association (AHPA)
- American Herbalists Guild (AHG)
- American Organization for Bodywork Therapies of Asia (AOBTA)
- Council of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine Associations (Chinese language)
- Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (CCAOM)
- Federation of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Regulatory Agencies (FAOMRA) (Chinese language)
- TCM Central
- The Herb Society of America
- International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS)
- National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA)
- National Acupuncture Foundation (NAF)
- National Oriental Medicine Accreditation Agency (NOMAA)
- National Qigong (Chi Kung) Association (NQA)
- Qigong Association of America
- TCM World Foundation
- Society for Acupuncture Research
- United States Traditional Chinese Medicine Alumni Association