Why Join FSOMA?

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AP Professional Member Benefits
Business Memberships
Student Memberships
Allied Health Memberships
General Memberships

AP Professional Member Benefits

Thank you for your interest in Florida State Oriental Medical A.

  • Heartland Payment Systems offers FSOMA Members reduced rates on credit card processing fees.
  • FSOMA Members receive a 1/2 hour legal consultation free and reduced rates on continued services.  Contract review, partnership agreements, corporate law, estate planning
  • Big Savings on CEUs at the FSOMA Conference, stand alone classes and classes by other providers.  The FSOMA Conference brings in nationally known speakers and Florida grown favorites to educate and inspire participants.  There is ample networking opportunities to see old friends, make new ones, consult on cases and even find jobs.  Stand alone classes at Local Chapter meetings, special events and even those offered by other CEU providers offer significant savings.
  • Discount on AAC Malpractice Insurance through Business Member Schlitt Services.
  • FSOMA offers Business Help Desk where members can find support on Business and Insurance Billing questions
  • FSOMA sends weekly E-News with classifieds ads with job opportunities, practices for sale and equipment for sale to its members.  
  • FSOMA Members can place up to 4 advertisements or announcements each year in the FSOMA E-classifieds.
  • Members are listed on our Find an Acupuncturists search engine
  • Members receive the e-news first with classified ads for jobs, space to share and practices for sale.
  • Free Audio Courses available to members from FSOMA Conferences prior to 2014. (CEUs available at $25/3 hours)
  • Office Depot Discount Program saves you money on office supplies.
  • The FSOMA Journal provides current information on legislation, education, events, notices, as well as case studies and clinical articles.
  • FSOMA employs a full-time lobbying firm, Rutledge & Ecenia on behalf of our profession. This firm is employed to investigate all legislation and rules that may have an impact to the profession. Rutledge & Ecenia and FSOMA create coalitions with legislators and other professions to protect and prmote our profession through cooperation, mutual understanding, education and teamwork. Through their hard work & that of the volunteer Board of Directors, FSOMA has become a respected source for legislators needing information about AOM.
  • Membership in the Acupuncture Society of America (ASA) The ASA provides important information regarding legislation occurring in other States that may impact AOM in Florida. They have been tremendous support on the Dry Needle Challenge and VA issues and are working at the national level to have us included.
Please complete your member application directly online at this link:
MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION

FSOMA Business Memberships

  • Listing as a Sponsor on FSOMA’s home page, with a link to your website from the Business Member page.
  • Social Media advertising through Facebook provided on specials your business is offering. Just e-mail us the link you want shared
  • 1 Article Placement per year in the FSOMA Journal – could be a clinical article, write-up of a product, news about the herb supplier industry or more, 600-900 words.
  • 4 E-mail ads per year in one of our weekly FSOMA E-News or FSOMA E-Classifieds. Send 4 in a row as a campaign or 1 time per quarter. (Highly recommended to include a special offer/promotion for FSOMA members.)
  • 20% off on advertising in the FSOMA Journal.
  • 20% off on vendor space at the FSOMA Annual Conference with advanced registration privilege.
  • Your Business Name/logo on a slide at the General Session of the conference whether you exhibit or not.
  • Knowledge and satisfaction that you are supporting a professional organization that will in turn support you.
  • Recognition from FSOMA’s members that you are a proponent of acupuncture and Oriental medicine.

To join please click on the button link bellow:

MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION

Student Members

Thank you for considering joining the Florida State Oriental Medical Association (FSOMA). By joining Florida’s professional association for acupuncturists you are displaying seriousness about your chosen profession.

  1. FREE MEMBERSHIP to students currently enrolled in an accredited AOM school in Florida state! You remain a student member until you are licensed in Florida.
  2. BIG SAVINGS on the annual FSOMA conference cost. The Conference presents educational offerings, and an ideal opportunity to meet and network with fellow practitioners, make new relationships, consult on cases, and build camaraderie within the profession. Other Member discounts and preferential pricing at the Annual FSOMA Conference include discounted hotel, FREE parking, FREE daily events and social mixers with snacks and refreshments provided, FREE door prizes, raffle items, and gift bags for attendees, and much more.
  3. Free Conference Audio courses 
  4. Access to Meridians: Journal of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine a nationally known research based journal.
  5. The FSOMA Journal is sent to FSOMA members 3 times/year, filled with current information on legislation, education, events, notices, as well as case studies and clinical articles
  6. Helpful Web Links to national and international sites related to acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.
  7. FSOMA employs a full-time lobbying firm, Mixon & Associates on behalf of our profession. This firm is employed to investigate all legislation and rules that may have an impact to the profession. Mixon and Associates (M&A) create coalitions with legislators and other professions to advance our profession  through cooperation, mutual understanding, education and teamwork. Through their hard work & that of the volunteer Board of Directors, FSOMA has become a respected source for legislators needing information about AOM.

Please complete your member application directly online at this link:

MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION
Allied Health Member

Thank you for your interest in FSOMA. We add to FSOMA Member Benefits regularly so check back often.

  • Big Savings on CEUsat the FSOMA Conference, stand alone classes and classes by other providers.  The FSOMA Conference brings in nationally known speakers and Florida grown favorites to educate and inspire participants.  There is ample networking opportunities to see old friends, make new ones, consult on cases and even find jobs.  Stand alone classes at Local Chapter meetings, special events and even those offered by other CEU providers offer significant savings.
  • FSOMA sends weekly E-Newswith classifieds ads with job opportunities, practices for sale and equipment for sale to its members.  FSOMA Members can place up to 4 advertisements or announcements each year in the FSOMA E-classifieds.
  • Office Depot Discount Program saves you money on office supplies.
  • The FSOMA Journal provides current information on legislation, education, events, notices, as well as case studies and clinical articles.
  • FSOMA employs a full-time lobbying firm, Rutledge & Ecenia on behalf of our profession. This firm is employed to investigate all legislation and rules that may have an impact to the profession. Rutledge & Ecenia and FSOMA create coalitions with legislators and other professions to protect and prmote our profession through cooperation, mutual understanding, education and teamwork. Through their hard work & that of the volunteer Board of Directors, FSOMA has become a respected source for legislators needing infor
  • FSOMA raises funds for the “Forward Fund.  “This special fund pays for special projects that build coalitions and increases utilization of AOM.”
  • The “Legal Defense Fund”raises dollars for legal and lobby costs surrounding the defense and advancement of AOM, legislatively.

Except for the right to hold office and vote in FSOMA, Allied Health Member Benefits include all of rights and privileges of the Professional membership. We encourage you to join your professional association in your home state.

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General Member Benefits
Thank you for considering becoming a General Member of FSOMA.  This category is for people who are not health practitioners or are retired and no longer actively practicing acupuncture.

Benefits Include

  • Reduced rate on attending the FSOMA Conference (same as student membership rates)
  • Receive Weekly E-Newsletters and the FSOMA Journal.
  • Have the knowledge you are supporting FSOMA in its efforts to protect and promote our wonderful profession.
  • FSOMA raises funds for the “Forward Fund.  “This special fund pays for special projects that build coalitions and increases utilization of AOM.”
  • The “Legal Defense Fund”raises dollars for legal and lobby costs surrounding the defense and advancement of AOM, legislatively.

MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION