It has been 70 years since the association was set up in 1950, with the number of its members increased from 47 to 1066 (July. 2019). It is the biggest association of doctors of Chinese medicine across Taiwan. Taipei, the capital of Taiwan, is blessed with a galaxy of talented people and splendid culture. In order to adapt to the multi-polar society and the advent of information era, the association, along with the Anniversary Member Meeting and the Board of Directors and Supervisors (with 27 directors and 9 supervisors), organizes committees of academic study, journal editing, compilation and examination of essays, research of laws and decrees, health-care, social service, medical consultation, medical evaluation, public relations, production of publicity, international exchanges, social activities, sport activities, appeals consulting, finance management, service to members, welfare of members, information services, examination of plans for academic study as well as singing society of association members, revealing academic research, modernization and globalization of the association.


TPCMA organizes the Anniversary Member Meeting, the Board of Directors, the Board of Supervisors, and 25 committees.

2.Membership Qualification

All those with certificates of doctors of Chinese medicine and medical practice by profession in Taipei should become members of this association. At present, the association has 1066 members and 554 hospitals of Chinese medicine in operation (July 2019).

3.Anniversary Member Meeting

The member meeting shall be held once a year, together with the celebration of the Taiwan Chinese Medical Doctors Festival (March 17).

4.Board of Directors

Every three years, at Annual Member Meeting, the association elects 27 members as directors to form the Board of Directors. The Board has 9 executive directors elected from among directors. Then, president of the board is elected from among the executive directors.

The Meeting of Board of Directors is held once every three months.

5.Board of Supervisors

Every three years, at Annual Member Meeting, the association elects 9 members as supervisors to form the Board of Supervisors. The Board has 3 executive supervisors elected from among supervisors. Then, chief supervisor of the board is elected from among the executive supervisors.


In order to seek for the benefit of TPCMA members, protect the common right

and interest of members and help out the activities of TPCMA, TPCMA organizes 25 committees. On every committee, there are 5-10 committee members who were engaged by the Board of Directors. The commissioner in each committee was appointed from among the committee members.

7.Association Executives

The association executives are in charge of administrative works. They include one general secretary, one specialist and three secretaries.