Our Mission Statement

FCIM’s mission is to provide a comprehensive education in Traditional Chinese Medicine principles, concepts and practices that is designed to train the individual student to become a qualified and licensed healthcare professional who provides acupuncture diagnosis and treatment, herbal remedies, as well as adjunctive therapies and diagnostic techniques for the promotion, maintenance and restoration of health and the prevention of disease. 

 

Mission and Philosophy of the Oriental Medicine Program 

The mission of the Oriental Medicine Program is to offer comprehensive education in the fundamental theories and practices of Oriental Medicine while ensuring that graduates are knowledgeable in relevant Western medical science concepts and technologies.

"If you are planning for a year, sow rice; if you are planning for a decade, plant trees; if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people ."  -Confucius  

"If you are planning for a year, sow rice; if you are planning for a decade, plant trees; if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people ."  -Confucius

 

The integration of Western medical sciences within the Oriental Medical Program enhances the quality of Oriental Medicine treatment provided by our students and graduates. The rigorous curriculum is both broad and in-depth, and is designed to contribute to the professional and personal growth of students by helping them develop responsible independent judgment and deliver effective patient care.

Our Mission Statement is the cornerstone of all our instructional activities and programs and is manifested unequivocally in our publications, admission processes, classroom experiences, clinical procedures, faculty selections and continuing education programs. Based on a world view that embraces the importance of maintaining harmony and balance within each individual's body, we set out to foster professional primary healthcare practitioners who are adept at acupuncture diagnosis and Oriental Medicine treatment, as well as adjunctive therapies and diagnostic techniques, all for the promotion, maintenance and restoration of health and the prevention of diseases.