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Prepare For Success. The Voice of the Profession. The Student American Chiropractic Association is part of the ACA, the largest chiropractic association in the world .

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the voice of the profession
The Voice of the Profession
  • The Student American Chiropractic Association is part of the ACA, the largest chiropractic association in the world.
  • With an unequaled record of success, a wealth of chiropractic expertise to share, award-winning publications, scholarship opportunities, and cutting edge electronic tools are your fingertips, there has never been a better time to be a SACA member.

When You Join ACAYou know your Membership Dues are going to the most resourceful, most respected, and most successful chiropractic association in the world

ACA members have
  • Affected profound legislative change,
  • Pried open the doors of a healthcare market once closed to our profession,
  • Paved the way for a bright future for chiropractic students,
  • And shared the chiropractic vision with millions of patients who need your care.
The ACA is recognized as

The authority on chiropractic

In the United States.

Over the past year alone, ACA has secured positive coverage for chiropractic in such major media outlets as U.S. News & World Report, the Washington Post, Prevention magazine and countless others.

a watchful eye
A Watchful Eye

ACA Communications Department keeps a watchful eye on media portrayals of the chiropractic profession and has been responding - via phone, fax and e-mail -- to both positive and negative reports in an effort to build relationships with, and educate, the media


Setting The Record Straight

ACA is now being contacted by the mass media before--and not after--a story appears. Most importantly, ACA is often able to send advanced warning out to our members before a program airs, supplying them with critical ammunition to help answer the concerns of patients.



spinal health month

In October 2003, ACA promoted its annual Spinal Health Month observance by producing an audio news release that aired on 550 radio stations nationwide, including stations in New York City and Los Angeles. The audio news release reached an estimated 1.4 million listeners.

aca s find a doctor service
ACA’s Find-A-Doctor Service
  • Sure, there are many searchable databases for Doctors of Chiropractic out there, but ACA’s National Find-a-Doctor service has appeared in major publications and radio spots.
  • No wonder it receives over 11,000 inquiries each month – that’s over 300 contacts per day – from our web-site and national toll free number.
patient education
Patient Education

For Your Health Patient Education Fact Sheets

  • Used to obtain a byline in a local paper and as patient information pieces, the fact sheets address such hot topics as gardening, office ergonomics, water, backpacks and children, and more. Members can download the high quality PDF formats that can be easily reproduced and customized for immediate use…FREE!
The purpose of ACA’s lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is to preserve the correction of subluxations as a chiropractic-only service. Hence,

“Save Our Subluxation”

has been the rallying cry

for that particular legal effort.

ACA is one of health care’s

TOP 25 (19th)

most successful lobbying organizations. Congress listens to ACA Members

Source: The Washington Times OP-ED,

November 2003

The Only Chiropractic Organization to Make the List



ACA pushed congress to abolish Medicare’s burdensome mandatory x-ray requirement to open up chiropractic care for seniors.



ACA pushes congress to establishes a permanent chiropractic care benefit for America’s active duty personnel.



  • ACA pushes congress to establish a permanent benefit for America’s veterans.
  • ACA pushes congress to include DCs in the National Health Service Corps student loan pilot program.


  • ACA Prevented the passage of legislation that would have eliminated physician status for you.
  • Congress authorizes the Federal Government to hire DCs to care for Veterans.
  • Congress passes Medicare Demonstration Project
  • Congress accelerates timetable for implementation of Chiropractic Care Benefits for America’s service men and women.

Scholarship OpportunitiesThe American Chiropractic Foundation (ACF) of the American Chiropractic Association and the ACA Auxiliary Scholarship Award Approximately 14 -17 scholarships each year to recognize academic excellence and provide financial assistance to SACA college students in accredited chiropractic colleges.

members only access
Members Only Access

Members-Only Access to password protected areas of ACA's award winning web page.

participate in nclc
Participate In NCLC

Discounts on registrations to the professions top legislative event. The National Chiropractic Legislative Conference (NCLC) is held each Spring in Washington, D.C. Issue briefings prepare each attendee to walk the halls of Congress and speak directly to their legislators on the issues affecting chiropractic care in the United States.

leadership opportunities
Leadership Opportunities

Become involved with SACA and you'll take your place among the leaders in your profession. As a SACA member, you'll be eligible to run for SACA chapter and national leadership positions.


TODAY we have victory within our grasp. There is positive forward movement for our profession, and we cannot drop the ball now.Victory lies in strength and unity!We need your support, and if you are not yet a member, it is our hope that you will celebrate our progress and join the ACA to help build our future.