Tai Sophia Institute, a private, nonprofit organization based in Laurel, Maryland, is a center for wellness-based education, patient care, and public policy discourse. Founded in 1975 as a small healing arts clinic, the Institute has evolved into a diverse resource providing graduate academic programs, continuing education, community wellness programs, and clinical services in acupuncture and herbal medicine. Its 12-acre main campus also houses a bookstore, library, herb and meditation gardens. Tai Sophia is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and offers three graduate degrees in Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine and Applied Healing Arts. The Master of Acupuncture program was the first in the United States to be accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. The Institute’s faculty, staff and students donate more than 15,000 community service hours to a variety of projects, and its practitioners provide more than 30,000 treatments yearly. The Institute empowers wellness leaders, business executives and communities to learn the art of caring for and serving one another.