Shouchun Ma

Ma Shou-Chun, a traditional Chinese medicine practitioner, holds a master’s degree from Chengdu College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and a doctorate from China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences in Beijing.

Dr. Ma is a formal faculty member of the first TCM doctoral program in the US (OCOM). Prior to moving to Seattle, he was Professional Director of the Acupuncture Department at the Chongqing Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital.

He is currently a Advisory Counsel to the American TCM Association (ATCMA) and a guest Professor at Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Dr. Ma is honorary President of the World Association of Shanghanzabinglun Fulingguben studies (WASFS). He is Lecturer and leading the class of WASFS.  


Catching symptoms and identifying diseases, developing formula for specific diseases


Catching syndromes to identifying diseases, and developing formula for specific diseases are the special methods of understanding and treating diseases in Discussion of Cold Damages and Miscellaneous Diseases

Studying “Discussion of Cold Damage and Miscellaneous Diseases” should be based on it. The four diagnosis and eight principles, syndrome differentiation and treatment are the summary of the characteristics of traditional Chinese medicine in later eras. It is not the original appearance of this classic work.

Witness the syndromes and knowing disease, reduce the intermediate steps of the Four diagnosis and Eight Guidelines. Making treatment become simple and efficient.

When the diagnosis is undetermined and the pathogenesis cannot be grasped, it is possible to know the suspicion and treat it according to the syndrome. During this time, the four diagnosis and eight principles are used to differentiate the syndrome and treat it.

This seminar will be illustrated with clinical cases.