Dr. Steven Aung - University & Teaching Affiliations



  • Clinical Professor, Departments of Medicine & Family Medicine Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)
  • Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)
  • Chief instructor, examiner and curriculum consultant for the Medical Acupuncture Program (MAP), Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Continous Professional Learning, University of Alberta (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)

Visiting professor appointments at:

  • Beijing University of TCM and Research Institute,
  • Capital University of Medical Sciences (Beijing),
  • Heilongjiang University of TCM (Harbin, China),
  • Showa University School of Medicine (Tokyo),
  • California Institute for Human Science (Encinitas, California), and
  • Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (Melbourne, Australia)



Medical acupuncture consultant for:

  • University of Alberta Hospitals (Edmonton, Alberta)
  • Cross Cancer Institute (Edmonton, Alberta) , and
  • Alberta Health Services (formerly Caritas Health Group, Edmonton, Alberta)
  • World Health Organization (WHO) advisor – standardization of acupuncture (indications, training & safety)

Fellow of:

  • American Academy of Family Physicians,
  • American College of Acupuncture
  • Australian Medical Acupuncture College, and
  • International College of Acupuncture and Electro-Therapeutics
  • Member of the Acupuncture Committee, Province of Alberta
  • Founder and President of the World Congresses of Medical Acupuncture and Natural Medicine (Beijing - 1987, Beijing - 1991, Edmonton - 1995 and Edmonton - 2000)
  • Vice-president and standing council member of the World Academic Society of Medical Qi Gong (Beijing)
  • Vice-Chair representing North America for the World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies (Beijing)
  • President, Canadian Medical Acupuncture Society
  • President, World Natural Medicine Foundation
  • President, International Buddhist Friends Association