Annual International Conference on TCVM

Attend clinical research talks and network with global TCVM practitioners

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2024 Annual International Conference on TCVM—Call for Abstracts

We are excited to invite veterinary acupuncture and TCVM clinicians and researchers to submit abstracts for presentation during the 26th International Conference on TCVM (ICTCVM), held at Chi University campus in Reddick, Florida from September 19 to 22, 2024 (Thursday to Sunday). The main theme of this conference will be “TCVM for Oncology, Palliative Care, Geriatrics, and Rehabilitation/Sports Medicine.”

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Presentation Categories

Submissions may span multiple topics – please indicate all applicable categories when submitting an abstract.

  • Clinical Application, including any new acupuncture techniques/methods, herbal formulas, or Tui-na/food therapy treatments in dogs, cats, or horses. This is a 30-minute presentation.
  • How to, including pearls and clinical tips of how to diagnose and/or treat a disease or medical condition/syndrome in dogs, cats, horses, or exotic and zoo animals. This is a 10 to 30-minute presentation.
  • A Case Study, including any unique or special case in a dog, cat, horse, or other species. This is a 10-minute presentation.
  • Clinical Research, including any study on the efficacy or safety/side effect(s) of any TCVM therapeutic, clinically randomized, and controlled studies, or a retrospective study of a series of cases of a disease or syndrome. This is a 10 to 30-minute presentation.

Presentation Awards

Each selected 30-minute presentation will be awarded $300, and each selected 10-minute presentation will be awarded $150. The awards will be subtracted from the conference registration dues. A certificate will be awarded to the first-place presenter in each category.


Abstract Format

The abstract must be submitted in a single-spaced Microsoft Word document and must be no more than two pages in length. Abstracts may be sent by email as an attachment identified as "Abstract TCVM Conference" in the e-mail subject line. The abstract must include the following items:

  • Title of Topic
  • Name of Author(s)
  • Mailing Address
  • Telephone Number
  • Email Address
  • Abstract
  • Reference
  • Curriculum Vitae (Resume)
  • Short bio

Example “Dr. Huisheng Xie is the president of, and a professor at, Chi University, Florida, USA. He received a BS-Vet Med in 1983 and a master’s degree in veterinary acupuncture in 1988 in China, and a Ph.D. from University of Florida. In 1998, Dr. Xie founded the Chi University in Florida to train veterinarians in acupuncture, herbal medicine, Food Therapy and Tui-na.”

Email your Word Document as an attachment to Abstracts must be received electronically no later than 11:59 PM (EST) on February 28, 2024. You will receive a notification by email that your abstract has been received. Please advise if an acknowledgement is not received within 5 business days of submission. Notification of acceptance or rejection of abstracts will be emailed by March 10, 2024.


Important Dates

Abstract submission deadline:February 28, 2024

Selection notifications sent:March 10, 2024

Final full paper submission deadline:May 15, 2024

Conference registration deadline:July 15, 2024

PowerPoint presentation submission deadline:July 15, 2024


For More Information

For additional information please contact or call 1-800-860-1543, extension 421.

Annual International Conference on TCVM

Taught in English

For veterinarians & veterinary students

Conference Lectures



Enrollment Options



Vet Student?

Schedule & Tuition

Small Animal Conference Lectures
Equine Conference Lectures
Integrative Approach to Canine Oncology
Laser Therapy and Canine Tongue and Pulse Diagnosis
Integrative Approach to Palliative and End-of-Life Care
Integrative Approach to Feline Medicine
Equine TCVM Scanning & Lameness Diagnostic

Payment Information

A $100.00 non-refundable course deposit is charged upon enrollment to reserve your seat.

Payment is due 90 days before the start date of each session or course.


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WATCVM Member Discount


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Frequently Asked Questions

You will get 4 months of access to this online course. The course can be accessed through our learning portal.