David Berkshire, MAcOM, LAc

Associate Professor
  • Focus: Classical Chinese Medicine
  • Education: Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, MAcOM, 2001

David Berkshire has been teaching full time for over 10 years as an associate professor in the College of Classical Chinese Medicine at NUNM. He has held numerous administrative roles including associate dean of clinics and AOM residency director.

In addition to teaching, David is the founder and co-owner of two large integrative medical clinics in Portland: Kwan-Yin Healing Arts Center and Kwan-Yin Healing Arts Center East. Both clinics have numerous naturopathic and Chinese medical residents. David is also the current president of the nonprofit organization Worsley Institute. David’s clinical background includes initial training in TCM at Oregon College of Oriental Medicine; an informal apprenticeship training in Five Element acupuncture with David Ford, LAc; and in-depth training in drainage homeopathy with Dr. Gerard Geuniot. Currently, he is studying with Judy Worsley learning new ways he can better serve his patients.


  • Clinical Case Presentation I-III
  • Chinese Diagnostic Techniques I-II
  • Traditional Mentorship Tutorial I-III
  • Imaginal and Experiential Inquiries
  • Clinical Mentorship Rotation
  • Clinical Internship Rotation
  • Billing Insurance for the Chinese Medicine Professional
  • Five Element Retreat
  • Foundations of CCM II
  • Clinical Medicine I-III