Minnesota Acupuncture Association

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The Minnesota Acupuncture Association is only as strong as our membership. We are member-run and your involvement is key to our success.

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Mailing Address
Minnesota Acupuncture Association
7809 Southtown Center Suite #287
Bloomington, MN  55431

Downloadable Applications
  1. Public Membership    (patients, advocates, other health professionals)
  2. Business / Institutional Membership   (clinics, local businesses, schools, etc.)
  3. Professional L.Ac.  Membership   (MN licensed acupuncturist; 1 and 2 year membership options)

*Monthly memberships are online registration only
 
 Acupuncture Student Memberships are automatically enrolled at Northwestern Health Sciences University (NWHSU) and soon at the American Academy of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AAAOM). Please contact us with any questions for student discounted rates! 

What Your Membership Supports

By supporting your state association, you indicate a higher level of dedication to your profession. Membership in the Minnesota Acupuncture Association (MAA) is synergistic. Your membership dollars support the organization's work, and the organization supports you professionallyWhether you are an Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professional, a student, an allied health care provider, or interested in  acupuncture and Chinese medicine's success, there are great reasons to become a member of MAA.

Support the future of Acupuncture!
  • Have a voice in the future direction of this profession in Minnesota. Joint voices have greater strength.
  • MAA's legislative advocacy reflects your voice on legislative issues and judicial and regulatory agency decisions involving acupuncture and herbal medicine.
  • Receive information and analysis of issues regarding acupuncture and herbal medicine.
  • Voting rights at the annual meeting setting direction for the organization.
  • A community of providers with which to interact, check in with and find out what's up in the profession.
  • Funding for the activities of the various committees:
- A strong legislative committee working to assure our profession's interests are represented.
- With our legislative efforts, there is strength in numbers. We currently have a membership base of 42% of all practitioners in the state. The higher our base, the more effective we become-with 80% membership carrying much more weight.
- The public relations committee is working to provide tools to promote our profession in the community.






Stay in the know

The MAA's newsletter, is filled with current information and features highlighting TCM in Minnesota today. The MAA website provides updated, online access to member resources and industry-related information such as: 

  • Handy links to schools, accrediting agencies, and continuing education opportunities
  • Links to research, journal and biomedical information.


Connect with YOUR Acupuncture community

  • Get full access to the calendar of events, including continuing education, social gatherings, political gatherings and MAA meetings.
  • Use the Classifieds to find resources you need (office space, equipment, jobs) and sell equipment or supplies you don't need.
  • Find ways, large and small, that you can volunteer with MAA's work--and get to know some great people along the way!


Grow your practice/ enhance your career
When you are an MAA member, you receive:

  • A free listing on our online referral directory, with capability to build and edit your practitioner profile.
  • Downloadable patient education sheets that can be used immediately in your practice.
  • Links to online search resources for patient diagnosis and conditions.
  • Links to evidence-based research.
  • Discounts and packages available to MAA members.



 


 

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