Welcome to RISA
Welcome to the website of the Rhode Island Society of Acupuncture. The purpose of this site is to provide information to members of the Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine profession as well as material to educate the community about Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine.
RISA is a professional society serving the community of Doctors of Acupuncture in Rhode Island. A Doctor of Acupuncture is licensed after completion of at least 2500 hours of training at an accredited school of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine and successful completion of the exams provided by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM).
RISA is an organizational member of the American Society of Acupuncturists, American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and the National Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Alliance. RISA believes in promoting diversity and cooperation within the profession and promoting high standards of professionalism consistent the standards supported by the profession at a national level.