To monitor developing and pending policies and legislation and advocate accordingly to support the safe and effective practice of medical acupuncture by physicians; to protect physician rights as related to the practice of medical acupuncture; to inform decision- and policy-makers in government, health care administration, medical education and other related institutions of the benefits of medical acupuncture.
The Committee shall consist of at least 5, but no more than 11 Academy members appointed by the President. One shall serve as Chair (or two as co-Chairs) and shall direct the activities of the committee in meeting its purposes. Members of the committee may serve up to two consecutive, two-year terms.
Co-Chair, Gavin Elliott, MD, DABMA
Co-Chair, Donna Pittman, MD, FAAMA