What Makes Us Unique?
Located in Gainesville, Florida, Dragon Rises College of Oriental Medicine provides the ideal environment and resources for acupuncture students. Co-founded in 2001 by Dr Leon Hammer, DRCOM aims to disseminate and propagate his extensive clinical experience and decades of study.
Unique among acupuncture schools, Dragon Rises College offers its students a complete and far-reaching education, enabling them to become competent, confident and successful acupuncturists.
Curriculum focused on Diagnosis
Dragon Rises College provides exceptional training in all aspects of Oriental medicine, from the most classical to the most modern. Special emphasis is placed on the science and art of pulse diagnosis. Contemporary Chinese Pulse Diagnosis® and Contemporary Oriental Medicine® form the basis of our curriculum, and provide students with an outstanding education.
Culture focused on Nurturing
Dragon Rises College of Oriental Medicine aims to create successful, caring and competent practitioners, able to help people achieve both genuine healing and their highest sustainable level of long-term health and wellness.
During their time at DRCOM, students learn the importance of communication, understanding and respect, and go on to be practitioners who make a real difference to patients’ lives.