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General Internal Medicine

department of medicine

Section of general internal medicine

Acupuncture Resources

 

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)

 

http://nccam.nih.gov/health/acupuncture/

 

NCCAM is the federal government’s lead agency for scientific research on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), and is one of the twenty-seven institutes and centers that comprise the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

 



World Health Organization (WHO)


WHO is the health agency within the United Nations. These website links provide information on acupuncture and a current review of clinical trial data about acupuncture effectiveness.


 

American Academy of Medical Acupuncture (AAMA)

 

http://www.medicalacupuncture.org/

 

The AAMA is a professional association of physicians who practice medical acupuncture. The academy provides information about acupuncture and publications, and has an acupuncture physician database to search for a provider.