Why Choose DULA?

DULA invites students on an externship in South Korea, the DULA OM clinic was voted “Best Acupuncture in Los Angeles” by the LA Weekly, a beautiful on-site herbal pharmacy, one of the most affordable schools in LA, and campus is centrally located in the lively, cosmopolitan and international, Koreatown!

Our clinic was voted Best Acupuncture in Los Angeles by the LA Weekly in 2014.

Our clinic boasts 14 treatment rooms and training in all of the tools of the trade: cupping, guasha, electrical stimulation, auricular acupuncture, and tuina. We treat a diverse patient population from a variety of ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. Because the clinic serves as an important and affordable source of medical care for the surrounding community, student interns are exposed to a myriad of medical issues.

We have a beautiful on-site herbal pharmacy…

Our large herbal pharmacy contains hundreds of different raw herbs and patent pills where students learn how to prepare custom herbal formulas. Students are also provided with hands-on experience in standard and complex formula writing. Unlike other acupuncture schools in the area, DULA has its own decoction machine, which students learn to operate.

We are one of the most affordable schools in Los Angeles!

Centrally located in the lively, cosmopolitan and international, Koreatown, LA

Dongguk University Los Angeles is located in Koreatown, a vibrant neighborhood filled with restaurants, coffee shops, and shopping. Koreatown is conveniently located within five miles of East Hollywood, Los Feliz, Silver Lake, Echo Park, and downtown Los Angeles; communities of distinct personalities and a multitude of places to live and eat. The diversity of the immediate geographic community fosters an enriching learning experience for all students. The school is located near internationally renowned music, film, and theater venues — and not too far from beaches for the summertime and mountains for winter weekend getaways. Easy access to freeways, a 5 minute walk from the red and purple Metro lines, and reliable surface public transportation make our locale attractive to both our students and patients.

DULA is conveniently located in downtown Los Angeles where students are able to experience multicultural activities outside of school, but more importantly, DULA offers students opportunities for multicultural exchanges with faculty and students from other language programs that enhance students’ appreciation and comprehension of East Asian Medicine and culture. DULA offers students opportunities from respective language programs to audit classes from other language programs to encourage students who are motivated and eager to reinforce comprehension of course topics in another language.

Externship Opportunities

DULA offers externship opportunities to observe and/or treat patients at the AIDS Health Foundation (AHF) Healthcare Center at Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center, which gives students a broader clinical training. And of course the most exciting externship tp Dongguk Korea in South Korea!

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