Thinking about joining us? Read Tierney Tully DA, Past President of RISAOM's statement on why to join RISA here

RISA welcomes

  • Colleagues in the field of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine as Professional Members

  • Members of other health professions as Allied Health Profession Members

  • Students in acupuncture school as Student Members

  • Members of the general public as Friends of the Profession


  • Free listing of your professional contact information on

  • 5% Discount at China Herb Co.

  • Professional Referral Listing on the RISA website

  • Professional Networking within the RISA Community

  • Access to free PDA courses sponsored by RISA

  • PDA’s for serving RISA as a Professional Board member. Board members receives 1 PDA for every hour served under NCCAOM requirements. More info here.

  • RISA is the recognized Rhode Island organization for state legislative issues

  • Access to the RISA yahoo discussion group. FREE to participate - join here.

  • Access to RISA's Lecture List

  • Opportunity to join HealthProEx, offering access to FREE CEUs, Medical Presentation & Case Study Review, and a professional forum to exchange ideas and promote wellness in the community.

  • Access to RISA Professional Resources, including FREE Continuing Education Resources, access to RISA Library Resource via the Kent Hospital Medical Library, and the RI Health Professionals Mailing List.

We offer two easy ways that you can join RISA:

  1. Fill out the following form and pay your dues online:

2. Click on the following link to download a membership application and mail it to us with a check: