Contemporary Chinese Medicine Techniques

Multiple techniques are taught including Contemporary Chinese Pulse Diagnosis, Acupuncture, Cupping, Tui Na, Gua Sha, Moxibustion, and Chinese Herbalism.

Innovative Teaching Methods

Chinese Medicine enables practitioners to collaborate effectively with Western Medicine professionals, while maintaining compassionate and highly effective treatments in the tradition of Oriental Medicine.

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Begin Your Training in the Art of Chinese Medicine

Someone from Dragon Rises will walk you through the process from beginning to end, including the Application process, financing your education, academic journey and even job placement once complete.

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What Makes Us Unique?

Located in Gainesville, Florida, Dragon Rises College of Oriental Medicine provides the ideal environment and resources for acupuncture students. Co-founded in 2001 by Dr Leon Hammer, DRCOM aims to disseminate and propagate his extensive clinical experience and decades of study.

Unique among acupuncture schools, Dragon Rises College offers its students a complete and far-reaching education, enabling them to become competent, confident and successful acupuncturists.



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Nurture-focused Curriculum

Dragon Rises College of Oriental Medicine aims to create successful, caring and competent practitioners, able to help people achieve both genuine healing and their highest sustainable level of long-term health and wellness.

During their time at DRCOM, students learn the importance of communication, understanding and respect, and go on to be practitioners who make a real difference to patients’ lives.