Meridians: The Journal of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, a Medline-compliant, peer reviewed journal features scientific articles focusing on the professional practice of acupuncture and Oriental medicine. The journal is indexed in EBSCO's international Academic Search database and CINAHL, which provides broad content coverage for a number of nursing specialties. 


Meridians JAOM welcomes papers from published and first-time authors on aspects of acupuncture and Oriental medicine, including original research, education, clinical practice, case reports, meta-analyses, business practice, policy, ethics, law, history and culture, nomenclature, translations and related disciplines.                               Please read our Author Guidelines for submission information.

Meridians: JAOM publishes quarterly. Submissions welcomed on an ongoing basis. Submissions to be considered for our winter 2018 issue due by December 15.


The summer issue of Meridians: JAOM, Vol.4, No.2 will be online soon! Free online access to all AOM state association members and NCCAOM Diplomates.  PLEASE NOTE: To read the online issue, each acupuncture and Oriental medicine state association member needs to self-register (one time only!) and then log in or access it via their state assoc. website. NCCAOM Diplomates, find all MJAOM issues in your Member Benefits section on the NCCAOM website.

All other readers please register, then subscribe to receive both print copies and online access or online-only access.

Public access version of all issues (abstracts only for research articles) are always available to anyone and requires no login. These provide complete access to commentaries, conference reports, how-to articles (including doing research and case reports, writing a research piece or a case report, doing a poster presentation),  book reviews, and Clinical Pearls.



Clinical Pearls Call for Submissions:

Clinical Pearl Topic for our WINTER 2018 Issue:

How do you treat complex regional pain syndrome in your clinic?

Practitioners:  Please submit your short (approx. 500 words) Clinical Pearl on this topic by or before Nov 1, 2017
Preview the Submission Details on how to write a Clinical Pearl   
View Details includes an example of a Clinical Pearl

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