The Foundation provides mentoring services to students currently studying or considering a medical field, including traditional Chinese medicine, integrative medicine and conventional medicine.

Mentoring gives guidance and counseling services

to current and potential students of the following

disciplines, and more:

  • Acupuncture
  • Massage
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Asian Medicine
  • Herbal studies
  • Nursing
  • Medicine and Pre-Medicine


Mentoring takes place in small groups and on an individual basis within clinical settings. Classes, lectures, and events are integral for the comprehensive experience.

Purpose of Mentoring
The Mentoring Program provides students and potential students in the above fields with experience in a clinical setting, and to help them reach their educational goals.

Current students, potential students, and those looking towards a career change are provided with a curriculum and training appropriate to their individual level of education.

Clinic Assistant Roles

We offer hands-on training for students and non-students interested in the healing arts. Our staff is welcoming of all skill levels and will work with individuals to set personal goals and develop confidence. The Misha Ruth Cohen Education Foundation is especially committed to serving the needs of the LGBTQ community. Our staff provides comprehensive lessons in a variety of skill areas. Patients are able to receive alternative treatments from members of the community.

Currently, MRCEF is working with massage schools and other vocational institutions in providing a learning space for students required to have internships within their scope of practice. We are happy to work with students to meet their educational needs.

For more information, please call 415-864-7234.

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