David Frierman, LAc

Adjunct Faculty
  • Focus: Clinical Training
  • Education: San Francisco College of Acupuncture, Certificate of Completion, 1989

David Frierman first studied Chinese medicine with his martial art teacher in the 1980s. He attended OCOM and then San Francisco College of Oriental Medicine, from which he graduated in 1989. After a few years in private practice, David founded the Chinese medical clinic at Outside In, a nonprofit social service agency. He was director of this clinic for 15 years and supervised OCOM and NUNM interns there. David has written two books with his teacher, Clinical Nephrology in Chinese Medicine (published by Blue Poppy Press) and The Treatment of Thyroid Disease with Chinese Medicine. David is adjunct faculty at OCOM and at NUNM, where he teaches and supervises interns.


  • Clinical Internship Rotation
  • Clinical Observation Rotation