The academic service-learning described is a course-based service-learning project that integrates community service into the academic curriculum. It not only involves relevant and meaningful service within the community, but also includes a reflective design that addresses curriculum goals. The Taiwan Ministry of Education has promoted the service-learning in allied health education through sharing of teaching experiences with Harvard and the Massachusetts Medical Schools. This article addresses the challenges of allied health education, elaborates on the need for service-learning, and discusses the basic theory of service-learning, as well as describing methods of service-learning integration with curricula. The information provided can serve to guide service-learning integration in future allied health education.