Brown Bag Lectures and Career Education

AOMA offers regular Brown Bag Lectures as well as Group Career Coaching sessions.  Brown Bag speakers include but are not limited to distinguished professionals in fields of student interest, alumni who return to share their experiences in the profession, and business leaders who offer practice management tips.  All brown bag talks are FREE to the public.  Bring your lunch and bring your questions; leave with knowledge and an increased sense of engagement with the AOMA community.

Educational Events in Winter 2017

“Why Functional Medicine”
with Apex Energetics
January 11th | 12:30-1:30 | E1

“Do Research and Get Paid to Do So!  The NCCIH Strategic Plan and what it means for us”
with Dr. John Finnell
January 18th | 12:45-1:45 | E1

“How to get 50 New Patients who are scheduled and prepaid before you even open your practice and Job Opportunities”
with local, successful acupuncturist, Jimmy Yen
February 10th | 12:45-1:45 | E1

Group Career Coaching
your very own Julia Aziz
February 15th | 12:45-1:45 | Classroom E1

“GUT Health: a Gastroenterologist’s Perspective”
with Gastroenterologist, Dr. Mandyam
March 1st | 12:45-1:45 | E2

More Information Coming soon!

Dr. Zheng Zeng in "Herb-Hormone Interaction: Interactions to be aware of while supporting the transgender community"
Dr. Shen in "Chef" Shen's Herbal Cooking Class


Previous Events

Group Career Coaching
your very own Julia Aziz
October 13th | 12:45-1:45 | Classroom E2

Brown Bag Lecture: Building a Successful Practice
with Gail Daugherty
October 19th | 12:45-1:45 | Classroom E1

Brown Bag Lecture: the CHINA Trip
with Hannah Rudolph and Jordan Jacobs
October 25th | 12:45-1:45 | Classroom E1

Brown Bag Lecture: Supporting Veterans
with Mike Callahan
November 14th | 12:45-1:45 | Classroom E1

Brown Bag Lecture Series: Supporting the Transgender Community
with Mary Mattis 
November 29th | 12:45-1:45 | Classroom E2
and Cat Calhoun
December 1st | 12:45-1:45 | Classroom E2

Group Career Coaching
your very own Julia Aziz
May 19th | 12:45-1:45 | Classroom E-1

Brown Bag Lecture: Essential Oils in Acupuncture
Acupuncturist, Kevin Laux
June 14th | 12:45-1:45 | Classroom E-1

Group Career Coaching
your very own Julia Aziz
June 16th | 12:45-1:45 | Classroom E-1

Brown Bag Lecture: Starting a Successful Practice
Acupuncturist, Kirsten Karchmer
June 20th | 12:45-1:45 | Classroom E-1

Brown Bag Lecture: Pediatric Homeopathy
Homeopath, Tria Milo
June 21st | 12:45-1:45 | Classroom   E-1

Recorded Brown Bags

You may listen to the following excellent and informative brown bags below at any time. Click on the title of the presentation to stream an MP3 of the recording.

Finding Insurance Under The Affordable Health Care Act With Victoria Trevino

Basic Accounting and QuickBooks for Acupuncturists with Denise Seal

Resources for this Brown Bag include the following PDFs: Setting Up Your QuickBooks File and 10 Steps to Setting Up a Payroll System

What I Wish I'd Known: How to Survive Your First Year of Business with Kathy Kerr

Managing Debt and Achieving Financial Success as an Acupuncturist with Davin Bell and North Star Financial Services

The Ethics of Advertising with Kathy Kerr

Resources for this Brown Bag include the following PDF's: The Ethics of Advertising and The Legal Stuff

Examples of Past Brown Bag Topics

Web Design Basics with Austin Web Design

The Do's and Don'ts of Informal Advertising with Kathy Kerr

Mindfulness and Chinese Medicine with Rupesh Chhagan

Marketing Your Acupuncture Practice with Elizabete Gomes

Medical Astrology with Will Morris

Treating Kids Using TCM with Melissa Light

Cruise Ship Acupuncture with Gayle Daugherty

Omega 3 Fatty Acids with Hannah Thornton

Living the Four Agreements with Heather Ash

Health at Every Size with Ragen Chastain

The Relationship of Psychological Trauma and Physical Pain with Linda Manning, PhD.

How to Read the Medical News with Duncan Echelson of

Herbal Quality Discernment and Authentication with Eric Brand, MS, LAc