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NOTICE: A Call for Professional Members

The NCCAOM is inviting nominees for Professional Member positions to the Board of Commissioners for service commencing February 2023. To read more about the NCCAOM Call for Nominations for Professional Member Commissioners, click here. For instructions on how to apply for the Professional Member opportunity, click here.

NOTICE: Recruiting Now for 2022 Examination Content Development Committees

In 2022, we are recruiting NCCAOM Diplomates to serve on the Examination Content Development Committees for Acupuncture with Point Location, Biomedicine, Chinese Herbology, or Foundations of Oriental Medicine. We encourage interested candidates to apply as soon as possible as we are planning our summer meetings and will continue to recruit throughout the year.

To read more about the SME qualification requirements, click here. For instructions on how to apply for the SME position, click here.

Every year the NCCAOM reviews their committees and taskforces for possible additions of members or guests. This process takes place throughout the year and positions are finalized early the following year.

NCCAOM Volunteers

Some of NCCAOM’s committee members have served the organization for many years in varying capacities, on various committees, taskforces or panels or as an NCCAOM Board Commissioner. Their work often goes unseen by the public, but they are an integral part of our organization. Beginning January 2021, we will occasionally feature one of our volunteers in our quarterly newsletter. We are truly grateful for their work and their service to the NCCAOM. To view the NCCAOM® Volunteer Spotlight click here!

Volunteering for the NCCAOM

NCCAOM Board of Commissioners. June 2021 Board Meeting.

Committees, Taskforces and Panels are established by the BOC (Board of Commissioners) to assist them in governing more efficiently. The Board establishes standing committees. Committees assist the Board by investigating, deliberating, and analyzing special issues on behalf of the Board. Committee initiatives allow for the majority of the Board’s work to take place between meetings which further allows the Commissioners to focus on the strategic goals and critical decisions of the organization. Occasionally taskforces or panels are created for a very specific time-limited purpose. A Taskforce is an ad hoc committee assigned by the Board of Commissioners to research a specific initiative. A special advisory group assigned by the Board of Commissioners to research/discuss a specific topic is considered a panel.

Examination Content Development Committees (CEDC) are established to provide exam development services. Members of the NCCAOM EDCs serve as Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) who offer their professional expertise in developing the NCCAOM Examination Item Banks and may assist with determining the minimum passing score for all examinations the NCCAOM offers.

Please contact the NCCAOM Executive Office for more information on becoming an NCCAOM volunteer.

Committees, Task Forces and Panels

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NCCAOM committees, task forces and panels are appointed by the Board of Commissioners to assist them in governing more efficiently by investigating, deliberating, and analyzing special issues on behalf of the Board. Committee initiatives allow for the majority of the Board’s work to take place between meetings which allows the Commissioners to focus on the strategic goals and critical decisions of the organization.

  • Executive Committee
  • Finance/ Audit Committee
  • Governance Committee
  • Professional Ethics and Disciplinary Committee
  • Eligibility Committee
  • Research Committee
  • Council of Examination Development Committees
  • Acupuncture and Point Location Exam Development Committee
  • Chinese Herbology Exam Development Committee
  • Foundation of Oriental Medicine Exam Development Committee
  • Biomedicine Exam Development Committee
  • Reinstatement Taskforce
  • Advocacy and Regulatory Response Team
2022  Call For Nominations
2022 Call For Nominations