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 wide 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 and the submissions email address.

Meridians: JAOM publishes quarterly. Submissions welcomed on an ongoing basis. Submissions to be considered for our spring 2018 issue are due by or before January 2, 2018.

The winter issue of Meridians: JAOM, Vol.5, No.1 is being finalized now! Free online access to all AOM state association members.  PLEASE NOTE: To read the current online issue and all past issues at, each AOM state association member can self-register (just one time only!), log in, and then select "Individual Issues." You can also access issues if your state assoc. posts these on its website.

The print copies are beautiful and so nice to read! We invite everyone to subscribe to receive both print copies and online access or online-only access: "Subscriptions."

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



Clinical Pearls Call for Submissions:

Clinical Pearl Topic for our SUMMER 2018 Issue:

~Stay tuned to find out the next topic~

Practitioners:  Please submit your short (approx. 500 words) Clinical Pearl on this topic by or before May 15, 2018
Preview the Submission Details on how to write a Clinical Pearl   
View Details includes an example of a Clinical Pearl

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