Message from the President 1

Welcome to the Toronto School of Traditional Chinese Medicine. This is an opportune time for you to be considering a career in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Acupuncture, as the Ontario government is currently in the process of regulating the profession to meet increasing demand for more patient-centered health care.

There is significant concern about the side effects of drugs and surgeries. More and more patients are looking for alternative and complementary treatments such as acupuncture and TCM to treat illness, promote health, and prevent disease.

I congratulate you for exploring the extraordinary world of TCM and acupuncture. TCM is a distinct and comprehensive medical system that has been practiced for thousands of years in China. It is composed of fundamental theory, unique diagnostic methods, and a variety of treatment modalities, including acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine and tuina massage. An increasing quantity of research is proving its effectiveness and more and more people are experiencing the benefits of this ancient and natural system of medicine.

TSTCM is dedicated to providing high quality TCM and acupuncture education. Our curriculum, instructors, and teaching methods are designed to give you the most comprehensive and rewarding educational experience possible.

Our combined classroom and clinical training methods encompass traditional as well as modern approaches to TCM. They are innovative and effective – all provided within a supportive and inspiring environment.

TSTCM delivers the high standard of education required to meet licensing requirements in Canada and the United States. So, join us at the Toronto School of Traditional Chinese Medicine and let us help you on your journey to a challenging and rewarding career!

Mary X Wu, President
M.D. (China, TCM) M. Sc., Dipl Ac. & C.H. (NCCAOM), R. Ac. (BC)