This podcast is for practitioners of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine.
Interview with Emily Farish, EAMP
We discuss what a changing landscape means for our profession and discussions on scopes of practice, other professions getting acupuncture in their scope, State associations, what we need to do, and much more!
Interview with Robert Yauckoes Part 2
In this episode we follow up with Robert Yauckoes to find out why he had to change his practice model that was profitable, and how he downsized, specialized, and put systems in place to accomplish that.
Interview with Ryan Diener and Michelle Pederson
In this episode, we talk with Ryan Diener and Michelle Pederson, Chinese Medicine practitioners.
Michelle is a licensed acupuncturist who dedicted the last nine years of her life to working for ASNY, the Acupuncture Society of New York. Michelle has now moved her practice and is looking to expand, but faces many of the same issues that we all do with practicing in this field. Ryan Diener is a licensed acupuncturist who has a large multidiscplinary practice, and has offered practice management consulting on past podcasts with Chinese Medicine That Works.
Ryan discusses strategies with Michelle to help her get her practice to the next level.
After the consult, we discuss the field today and ways of navigating to help assure success in these tides of change.
Interview with Robert Yaukoes, L.Ac. Part 1: Graduation, New Practice, Struggles
Many will be able to relate with Robert's story! In Part 1 of this 2 part series, we talk with Robert Yaukoes as he shares his story on what he had to overcome as a new graduate starting his practice, his attempts to grow, lessons he's learned, changing practice models, and much more. This sets the stage for Part 2 when we find out what Robert had to change and how he developed a successful practice that works for him while also providing the best care for his patients.
Discussing Finances & The Field with Rebecca Ong
In this episode, I talk with Rebecca Ong on finances and the financial stresses of debt and running a practice, and the importance of budgeting.
Interview with Kallie Guimond, L.Ac.
In this episode, we talk with Kallie Guimond, L.Ac. Find out what urgent matters this field faces, what threatens our scope and livelihood, and how we can address these issues now.
Kallie Guimond has been a government affairs professional for the last 20 years. With a focus in integrative health policy, she has overseen numerous DC fly-ins, national conventions, Congressional briefings and management of legislation at both the federal and state level.
She is currently the President of Health Policy Advocacy Institute (HPAI), a 501(c)(3) educational organization with a mission to level the policy playing field by teaching organizations and their memberships the most effective grassroots and grasstops techniques. Prior to this, she worked as Vice President of Associations for National Policy Group from 1999-2013, where she served as Executive Director of numerous associations. She is familiar with all aspects of direct lobbying, presentation of testimony, bill drafting, grassroots mobilization, shepherding legislation and legislative tracking and is an expert in association governance, compliance, and event coordination.
Along with working on Capitol Hill, Ms. Guimond also works in the field of complementary and integrative health, holding a Doctorate in Oriental Medicine from the Maryland University of Integrative Health and was a Licensed Acupuncturist in both the District of Columbia and the state of Maryland, as well as a former board member of the American Society of Acupuncturists