Dr. Gundappa Neelakanta is a clinical professor of Anesthesiology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He came to have a Traditional Chinese Medicine program at SAHZU in April this year. He studied basic TCM theories and acupuncture techniques during his 3 weeks at SAHZU. He also had conducted academic exchange with SAHZU Anesthesiology. This is his reflections on his unique Chinese journey published in Open Circuit , Summer 2019 Edition, a Newsletter of UCLA Department .