Key Events in AMCH at PIHMA History

The American Medical College of Homeopathy (AMCH) was established in Phoenix, Arizona, in 1999. Originally named the Desert Institute School of Classical Homeopathy, it changed its name to the American Medical College of Homeopathy in 2006. It was founded by Todd Rowe MD, MD(H), CCH, DHt, Thelma Rowe PsyD, Patrick Hesselmann CCH and Lesley Hesselmann DiHom.

1996

  • Begin AMCH Self-paced Distance Learning Program

1999

  • Achieve non-profit status for the Desert Institute School of Homeopathy (DISCH)

2000

  • Arizona State Licensure for Certificate and Distance Learning Program
  • Begin First Part Time Class for Certificate Program
  • Expansion of Self-paced Distance Learning Programs

2001

  • Begin Second Certificate Program Class
  • Opening of Medical Center

2002

  • First Certificate Program Class Graduates
  • Initiate Preceptorship Program

2004

  • Council for Homeopathic Education Provisional Accreditation

2005

  • Launch Acute Care Course

2006

  • Council for Homeopathic Education Full Accreditation
  • Establish Name, Vision, Mission, Strategic Plan, Board of Trustees for the
  • American Medical College of Homeopathy (AMCH)
  • First Annual AMCH Fundraising Conference and Dinner

2007

  • Begin Fifth Certificate Program Class
  • Second Annual AMCH Fundraising Conference and Dinner
  • Arizona State Licensure for Full Time Program

2008

  • Expansion of Acute Care Courses to Calgary and Pittsburgh
  • Expansion of Self Paced Distance Learning Programs
  • Launch Fertility Clinic

2009

  • Launch Online Training
  • Relocation to Larger Campus

2010

  • Completion of Phase I Fundraising Goal
  • Formation of National Library of Traditional Medicine
  • NASDAQ Ceremony

2011

  • Launch Doctoral Program

2012

  • Expand research program
  • Initiate acute care clinic
  • Initiate Integrative Medicine program
  • Place Doctoral Program on Hold

2014

  • Initiate¬†Vithoulkas Program Class 1
  • Initiate Homeopathic Self Help Programs

2015

  • AMCH Programs acquired by and moved to PIHMA College and Clinic (Phoenix Institute of Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture)
  • Launch Introduction to Homeopathy Online Program