Road Trip…Date change…Special Guest speakers!

    The ATCMA is excited to announce a FREE event for members in Kelowna on Sunday, September 7th,  2014 from 2-5PM.  We are very excited to announce that our special guest speaker for the afternoon will be Dr. BaoQi (Ben) Cao, the new Chair of the CTCMA.  Dr. Cao will be speaking about the CTCMA’s new Jurisprudence Handbook. It is a valuable tool for all of us and he is looking forward to introducing it to us.   This is an unprecedented opportunity

Agenda for the First Annual General Meeting 2014

ATCMA AGM 2014 卑诗省中医针灸协会 2014 会员大会 Agenda 大会议程 0900~1000 AGM registration 0900~1000 会议注册 1000~1200 CE event (accept urgent proxy by 10:00 a.m.) 1000~1200 免费继续教育活动 (上午10时截止接受紧急委托书) 1200~1300 Lunch 1200~1300 午餐 1300~1330 Final registration 1300~1330 最后会议注册 1330~1700 AGM: 1330~1700 正式会员大会: 1330~1345 Meeting called to order and approval of the agenda; 1330~1345 会议召集,议程确认 1345~1400 President’s report; 1345~1400 会长报告 1400~1420 Governance Committee report and Resolutions; 1400~1420 管理委员会报告及修正案表决 1420~1450 Special report by Joe Ranallo 1420~1450 特别报告 报告人:Joe Ranallo 1450~1510 Financial, Education and Membership committee reports; 1450~1510 财务、教育、会员委员会报告 1510~1525 PR committee and ICBC task force report 1510~1525 公共关系委员会及ICBC专案组报告 1525~1530 Break; 1525~1530 休息 1530~1630 Discussion panel (1 hr CE credit); 1530~1630

Updates from 2015 Board

Dear all ATCMA members, Your elected board started work on the day of the September 28th AGM by electing Dr. Fei Che as the President.  By the October 21st board meeting all positions were established. Here is the list. Your board will keep working hard on leading our association to be strong. ATCMA Board 2015 Position    Duty President: Fei Che    Comply with bylaws Vice Presidents: First:     William Hardman    Comply with bylaws Second:     John Yang    Comply with bylaws President’s Special Assistant: Baodi Liu    Negotiate with other associations Secretary:


Recently, it was brought to the attention of the British Columbia Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture Practitioners [ATCMA] that one of its members was suspended by the regulating body, the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of British Columbia [CTCMA] as a consequence of a patient safety issue as reported by the Fraser Health Authority [FHA] in Abbotsford, BC. Last week the FHA issued an advisory for patients who have received acupuncture treatments from Ms. Duan (Deborah)

Member Reinstated

  It is a pleasure to announce that Ms. Duan (Deborah) Hu, who was recently temporarily suspended by CTCMA, our regulatory College, has been fully reinstated. She has apparently met all the six conditions that the CTCMA had imposed on her as a prerequisite for her reinstatement. Because she has met these conditions and has been fully reinstated, we are pleased to welcome her back as a member of ATCMA. We congratulate Ms. Hu for her diligence and commitment in addressing

Happy Chinese New Year 2015!

Greetings from President Dr. Fei Che: Wish everyone a Great Year of Goat! Forwarded is the greeting from Chair of WFAS Prf. Baoyan Liu. 车飞会长祝大家羊年大吉! 并转发世界针联的祝贺。

News from TCMAAA 新闻

News About An Acupuncture Research Reported on JAMA 有关JAMA 发表的针灸临床研究的新闻   For English readers, please check the link. The following Chinese is the translation for Chinese readers. Letters to JAMA Exposing Acupuncture Research Flaws Applauded by TCMAAA  

Tasly Lunch Workshop Salon

Dear ATCMA Members, 親愛的ATCMA會員, Tasly Lunch Workshop Salon Time: 13:00-14:00, Sunday, June 21st, 2015 Address: #A122a 100 West 49th Ave, Langara College, Vancouver Subject: Tasly Product communication workshop Organizer: Tasly International (Canada) Limited During more than one year cooperation with ATCMA, Tasly obtained much support and great kindness from many members of ATCMA. If you have some questions when using Tasly’s products or you want to learn more about our products, we hereby hold an informal lunch workshop salon. During this workshop salon, our experienced medical consultant

CANDLELIGHT VIGIL For the victims and families of the Sewol ferry tragedy off the coast of Korea

Saturday, April 26, 2014 6:30pm-10:00pm Our Lady of Fatima Parish Hall 315 Walker Street Coquitlam BC V3K 4C7 PROGRAM DETAILS Candlelight Vigil Community Message Board Yellow Ribbon of Hope Campaign Rose of Sharon Foundation Fundraising Drive (see below) Doors open at 6:30pm for silent prayer and lighting of candles. Everyone welcome to drop by for any length of time or full duration of the vigil. ROSE OF SHARON FOUNDATION FUNDRAISING DRIVE A donation box will be on site. Cash or cheque payable to “Rose of Sharon Foundation” By Mail:   Rose of Sharon Foundation 1165