Bastyr Acupuncture Association


The mission of the Student Acupuncture Association is to build leadership and community through education, service and a supportive environment. We provide resources and education for students to succeed in the profession of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.



– Provide student support, mentorship, and social events. Host quarterly student meetings and advocate on behalf of the AOM students.

-Provide outreach, education and events for the community at Bastyr and at large. Host brown bag lectures and workshops.

– Provide networking opportunities between students and professionals

– To be an active participant in healthcare policy and research related to AOM. To support and advance the profession of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Team Leaders:

President: Asiya Shoot

Vice President: Elisabeth Sherman

Secretary: Crystal Rose Tay

Event Coordinators: Nicole Sepiedeh Eskandari and Brittnie Rosen

Public Communications Officer: Shelagh Brown

Mentorship Coordinator and Treasurer: Yi-Tsan Lee


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