Prospective students are invited to visit the college to sit in on a class, or make an appointment to speak with our admissions staff (Monday – Friday 8AM-9PM, Saturday 8AM-6PM; 602-274-1885). Click here for the PIHMA Orientation Handbook.
The American Medical College of Homeopathy at PIHMA is located in Phoenix, Arizona. Phoenix covers largest area of any city In the United States and is a haven for those seeking community, culture and an environment filled with natural beauty. Arizona is one of the national leaders in the practice and teaching of alternative medicine.
Phoenix is the fifth largest city in the country. It is 1200 feet in elevation and located in the heart of the Sonoran Desert. Phoenix was incorporated in 1881, 31 years before Arizona became the 48th state of the Union. The name Phoenix came from a prediction by one of the town’s founders that a great city would rise from the ashes of the ancient Hohokam Indian Settlement. The Hohokam Indians had lived in the area from the 300’s BC until the 1400’s developing an advanced civilization and practicing natural medicine.
Phoenix has been ranked as one of the the nation’s top five cities to move to. Many who move to Phoenix do so for the climate (more than 300 sun-filled days per year). The Phoenix area has an abundance of affordable housing and cultural, sporting and entertainment resources.
The campus is housed in Phoenix Arizona. Its classroom comfortably seats 20 students with six with a separate clinic setting and a student lounge. The classroom is equipped with state of the art technology used by faculty and students. The building is wheel chair accessible.
Light Rail Accessibility
PIHMA is conveniently located just 1 mile north of a Phoenix Light Rail Stop (Camelback and Central Avenue). The trip from the Phoenix Airport to this stop takes 35 minutes and requires a free shuttle from the airport to the light rail. The cost is $1.75. For more information about Phoenix Light Rail contact http://www.valleymetro.org/metro_light_rail/.
Phoenix has a large selection of cosmopolitan restaurants to suit all tastes and budgets, many of which are quite close to the college.
Some local favorites include:
- Fattoush: Middle Eastern; 4426 N 19th Ave; 602-241-3199
- Pho Than: Vietnamese; 1702 W. Camelback; 602-242-1979
- Thai Rama: 1221 W. Camelback; 602-285-1123
- AJ’s Fine Foods: 5017 N. Central; 602-230-7015
- Pizza Heaven: Gluten free; 5150 N. 7th St; 602-277-8800
- Cherry Blossom Noodle Café: 914 E. Camelback Rd; 602-248-9090
- True Foods; Andrew Weill ultra-green restaurant; 2502 E. Camelback #135; 602-774-3488
Campus Safety and Security
The AMCH campus is locked nightly. Any security issues or concerns should be reported to the Director of Facilities. Students should be aware of personal security practices, including being observant of their surroundings, locking automobiles, walking in pairs and guarding personal belongings. A security alarm system is set after hours. It will go off unless disarmed by an authorized individual.