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  • Earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

    Medical Acupuncture has been granting 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for selected articles in the Journal in collaboration with the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture. The CME credit is free for AAMA members but available to other subscribers and readers at a cost of $30. Find a selection of these articles here.

Aims & Scope

Medical Acupuncture delivers authoritative, evidence-based translational research on integrating acupuncture with allopathic medicine. The Journal regularly includes CME articles.

Medical Acupuncture coverage includes:

  • Pain relief
  • Stroke
  • Neurological disorders
  • Digestive disorders
  • Respiratory disorders
  • Urinary, menstrual, and reproductive problems
  • Nausea and vomiting from oncological therapies
  • Dermatological conditions

Medical Acupuncture is under the editorial leadership of Editor-in-Chief Richard C. Niemtzow, MD, PhD, MPH, Director, United States Air Force Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine Center, and other leading investigators. View the entire editorial board.

Audience: Acupuncture and acupressure specialists, schools of Oriental medicine, military medicine specialists, conventional medicine practitioners, alternative medicine specialists, and pain care centers / physicians' offices specializing in pain management, among others


  • PubMed Central
  • Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)
  • EMBASE/Excerpta Medica
  • Scopus
  • EMCare
  • AMED - Allied and Contemporary Medicine Database
  • SafetyLit
  • BenchSci
The views, opinions, findings, conclusions and recommendations set forth in any Journal article are solely those of the authors of those articles and do not necessarily reflect the views, policy or position of the Journal, its Publisher, its editorial staff or any affiliated Societies and should not be attributed to any of them.

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