Shadowing at HeCares


Entry Level



Are you curious about integrative, Traditional Chinese medicine? Would you like to experience the day in the life of a practicing acupuncturist at a busy clinic?

This program offers the opportunity to shadow a practitioner to high-school and college students, as well as anyone interested in pursuing a career in healthcare. Get an inside view of the HeCares Integrative Medicine practice — from the front desk to the treatment rooms, and from the patient side to the business side of medicine.

  • Learn about Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), including acupuncture and herbal medicine. TCM is a popular and fast-growing alternative and complementary medicine. 
  • See how TCM is practiced at the HeCares clinic to treat everything from sports injuries, pain management, internal medicine, pediatrics, fertility, dermatology, and even urgent care.
  • Observe how a team of integrative medicine practitioners work together at a busy practice that has expanded to multiple locations in the Bay Area.

To Apply
Please submit the following to

  • Why you would like to shadow at HeCares
  • Your learning and career goals
  • Any experience you have in healthcare

HeCares Foundation

The HeCares Foundation works to build an educational institution that will provide didactic and clinical training to acupuncturists, physicians, and other allied healthcare practitioners to promote communication and understanding between health care providers of various specialties to improve patient care.

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