American Association of Oriental Medicine (AAOM) AAOM's Mission Statement is "to promote excellence and integrity in the professional practice of acupuncture and Oriental medicine, in order to enhance public health and well-being."
National Certification Commission of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) "The mission of the NCCAOM is to establish, assess, and promote recognized standards of competence and safety in acupuncture and Oriental medicine for the protection and benefit of the public. There are currently over 14,000 active Diplomates practicing under NCCAOM certifications in Acupuncture, Oriental Medicine, Chinese Herbology and Asian Bodywork Therapy. In year 2007, NCCAOM celebrated its 25th anniversary."