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The Virginia University of Oriental Medicine has been granted approval to offer a postgraduate doctoral program in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM).

Learn More About the new DAOM Program


Start the journey to become one of tomorrow’s compassionate and skilled healers through the Master’s Program in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine read more


Learn more about VUOM’s affordable healthcare and services as well as many educational opportunities at our student clinic. read more


Learn about upcoming deadlines and requirements needed to start your path towards a career in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. read more

Upcoming Open House Event

  • Date : Thursday, August 17, 2017
  • Time : Starts at 6:00PM
  • Address: Virginia University of Oriental Medicine
    9401 Mathy Dr. Fairfax, VA 22031


Please reserve your seat by 6 PM on August 16, 2017 , if you plan to attend.

A snapshot from our last Open House Event

Open House for Chinese Program

  • Date : Sunday, August 20, 2017
  • Time : Starts at 10:00AM
  • Address: Virginia University of Oriental Medicine
    9401 Mathy Dr. Fairfax, VA 22031
  • Reservation : 703-717-8633

Employment Opportunities

VUOM is looking for highly qualified staff / faculty


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Fall Admissions Dates

  • Admissions Deadline:

Sep 5th, 2017 (Applicants with transfer credits)
Sep 5th, 2017 (Applicants without transfer credits)

Local Serminars


Kiiko Matsumoto
Washington D.C. SEMINAR



  • Date : OCTOBER 28-29, 9am to 5pm
  • Address: Korea Innovation Center Conference Hall,
    1952 Gallows Road, Vienna, VA 22182

14 PDA credits pending approval by the NCCAOM (7 credits per day)

View Kiiko Serminar

Professional Billing Seminar by ACUCLAIMS

Saturday – Sunday, 10/24/2015 – 10/25/2015 8:30am – 5:00pm
Location: VUOM
Saturday: Beginning Insurance Billing
Sunday: Coding & Documentation Essentials

Billing Seminar by ACUCLAIMS


Saturday, 10/24/2015 11:00am – 1:00pm
Location: VUOM
Detail: Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Day is observed annually on October 24. It is part of an effort designed to increase public awareness of the progress, promise, and benefits of acupuncture and Oriental medicine.


VUOM Summer Events

VUOM will be participating in various events listed below and we need your support in making each of these events successful as we promote our school, our clinic, and most importantly acupuncture and oriental medicine for the VA/DC/MD community at large.

Event #1 : Celebrate Fairfax!

Date of Event : 06/10/2016 – 06/12/2016
Celebrate Fairfax! Northern Virginia’s largest community-wide celebration, will take place June 10-12, 2016 at the Fairfax County Government Center. VUOM will be promoting acupuncture and oriental medicine for the community through demonstrating ear seeds acupuncture, distributing sample herbs, and providing information about AOM to the community.

Click on this link to sign-up now! We thank you for your participation!

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Event #2 : Health Fair in Alexandria

Date of Event : 06/15/2016 from 10 AM – 1 PM
Our student, Matt Stampe is part of the wellness committee at the IT Company located in Alexandria, VA. VUOM will be participating in this event to promote acupuncture and oriental medicine and offer sample treatments with ear seed acupuncture. Dr. Choo will be there as the supervising acupuncturists. We are looking for any volunteers to provide assistance to Dr. Choo and provide useful information to the visitors.

Click on this link to sign-up now! We thank you for your participation!

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Presentations and workshops

Positive Aging Fair
Date & Time: Thursday, October 29, 2015 From 8:30 AM – 3 PM
Location: Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia
8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax, VA 22031
Details: Visit our booth at the Positive Aging Fair
For more info and sign-up, please click

Positive Aging Fair

CNT Certification Workshop

Sunday, 2/21/2016 9:00am – 5:00pm
Location: VUOM
Detail: Successful completion of the CNT course is one of the requirements for National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) certification.

CNT Certification Workshop

GMU 20th Annual Health & Wellness Expo

  • Date :Thursday, March 31, 2016
  • Time : 10:00 am-3:00 pm
  • Address: George Mason University’


14th Annual KORUS Festival

Name of the Event: 14th Annual KORUS Festival!
Date of the Event: October 1st-2nd, 2016

About the Event:KORUS Festival gathers together
diverse groups of people in celebration of Korean
culture including live music, dance shows, celebrity
attractions, and martial arts performances ….. Read More

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Chinese Ophthalmology -CEU

Dr. Andy Rosenfarb -ND, L.Ac
Chinese Medical Ophthalmology
7 Hours (7 CEU)

  • Date : Sunday, October 23, 2016
  • Time : 09:00 AM – 05:00 PM (Lunch is provided)
  • Fee : $80 by 10/15, $100 after. (Free for VUOM Student)
  • Address: Virginia University of Oriental Medicine


Past Presentations and workshops


Natural Living Expo
Date & Time: Sunday, September 27, 2015, 10:00 AM – 07:00 PM
Location: Fairview Park Marriot and Conference Center
3111 Fairview Park Dr., Falls Church, VA 22042
Details: Join VUOM’s Booth # 793, Featured VUOM Presentation,
“The Heart of the Matter – Role of Oriental Medicine for Heart Health”

Pathways Natural Living Expo
Shepherd Center Presentation
Date & Time: Thursday, October 1, 2015 from 10 AM – 11 AM
Location: Unitarian Church of Fairfax
2709 Hunter Mill Rd, Oakton, VA 22124
Details: Join our presentation on acupuncture,
“Acupuncture Through the Ages”
For more info and sign-up, please click

Shepherd’s Center of Oakton-Vienna

VUOM 2016 Fall Picnic

About the Event:We will be hosting the picnic at
Nottoway Park onSaturday, October 15th
from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

There will be food, BBQ, games and fun!
The event is open to family and friends
so feel free to welcome your loved ones!
The picnic will by potluck style so we encourage
everyone to bring a dish to share with your
fellow classmates! The potluck dishes will be
supplemented with food and beverage items
offered by the University as well

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CNT Certification Workshop

Saturday, 3/18/2017 9:00am – 5:00pm
Location: VUOM
Detail: Successful completion of the CNT course is one of the requirements for National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) certification.



Community Outreach

VUOM holds monthly health seminars to enrich our community’s health and educate them about Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine Upcoming Health Seminars



Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine Day is a special day to discover, experience and learn about Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine Register Now!


Tai Chi & Qigong Practice

Virginia University of Oriental Medicine (VUOM) Student Council would like to invite you to a free Qigong and Tai Chi practice behind the school in the herb garden. All current students and the general public are welcome to participate in this event. Find out more at and register! Register Now!


Compassion  Affable  Rational  Experienced  Scholarly

VUOM is a leader in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine education in terms of curriculum design as well as our approach to Integrative Medicine. We regard each student as an individual and strive to help them discover their talents and styles of learning so we may support the achievement of their educational and occupational goals. The tools for a lifelong study of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine are developed while in school and students are encouraged to indulge in the rich vastness of the medical giants that have come before us.


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DC – Northern Virginia

VUOM is located in Fairfax, Virginia, which is known to be one of the safest and most tranquil places to reside in the United States. Here, we have great opportunities for students to discover and learn about American history and cultures while visiting magnificent historical places and living in a healthy environment.

Medical Facilities in the Area

VUOM is located among the best health facilities in the country. Please check out some of the world-renowned institutions in our area.


Need some time to relax? Washington D.C. area offers some of the most sought- after cultural experiences in the country! The area is packed with activities for all ages, and everything is just a few metro stops away.