Michael Taromina, Esq., is an expert in acupuncture and Oriental Medicine law and ethics. For over a decade he has litigated, educated, advocated and authored for the advancement and protection of the AOM profession in the United States. He serves as the Chair of National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine’s Professional Ethics and Disciplinary Committee. In this capacity, he co-drafted NCCAOM’s Code of Ethics and Grounds for Discipline and has personally overseen the adjudication of hundreds of acupuncture misconduct cases from all over the country.
Michael has served as pro bono legal counsel and advisor to many AOM state and national associations across the U.S. In recognition of his pro bono efforts, Michael has been the recipient of the AAAOM Award for Excellence, the NCCAOM Service Award and the TCM World Foundation Building Bridges of Integration Award.
As a faculty member, Michael has designed and taught courses in health law, ethics, liability and practice management at several AOM institutions.