Jeffrey C. Yuen comes from two Daoist lineages – the Complete Reality & Jade Purity traditions. He apprenticed for more than 20 years in Classical Chinese Medicine and other Taoist Healing Arts with Master Taoist Priest and Physician, Yu Wen, who transmitted his lineage to Mr. Yuen before the former's death at age 108. Mr. Yuen is recognized internationally to be a Master of Classical Chinese Medicine, Taoism, Acupuncture, Chinese Herbology, Tai Ji Chuan, and Qi Gong. He founded the acupuncture program at the Swedish Institute in 1996, shaping the depth and breadth of the curriculum. Mr. Yuen has served as a Guest Lecturer at Rockefeller University, City University of New York, San Francisco State University, Vassar College, and is the only non-M.D. acupuncturist on the faculty for the American Association of Acupuncture Physicians. He regularly provides Continuing Education lectures for Licensed Acupuncturists in Italy, California, and New York.
Mr. Yuen was the first recipient of the “Educator of the Year” Award conferred by the AAOM. He is the President of the International Tai Chi Institute in New York City. Mr. Yuen is currently directing and teaching the Classical Chinese Medicine Master's Degree program at Pacific College, which includes classes in the medical classics, secondary vessels and cultivational skills for practitioners.