22nd Annual Conference on TCVM

Attend clinical research talks, participate in workshops, and network with other TCVM professionals


Conference Overview

The Annual TCVM Conference has been conducted every year since 1999. It provides a great opportunity for veterinarians to learn from the top TCVM experts and meet TCVM practitioners from all over the world. Additionally, TCVM practitioners and research scientists from around the world are invited to speak about their clinical experiences and research findings. The conference will span over the course of four days, with two days of lectures and two days of rotating workshops. Each workshop is 4 hours.


Main Theme

The main theme for this year's conference lectures is gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary diseases in dogs, cats, and horses.

The Annual Conference on TCVM is co-sponsored by the World Association of TCVM (WATCVM).


Learn from world-renowned speakers and get the latest updates on TCVM

Enjoy networking opportunities with like minds from around the world

Receive a digital PDF file of the conference lectures handouts

Add a complimentary hardcover conference proceedings to your TCVM library

Access to 3 months of convenient online streaming

22nd Annual Conference on TCVM

Conducted in English

For veterinarians, veterinary students & their guests

Up to 24 RACE-approved CE hours


How to Use the TCVM for IBD

Dr. Mitsie Vargas

TCVM Diagnostic Methods for Gastrointestinal Disease in Dogs and Cats

Dr. Aja Senestraro

Food Therapy for Gastrointestinal Disorders in Dogs and Cats

Dr. Margaret Fowler

Pancreatitis: Diagnosis and Treatment using Warm Disease Theory (Wen Bing Xue)

Dr. Cynthia Lankenau

Effects of Acupuncture for Megacolon in Small Animals

Dr. Weerapongse Tangjitjaroen

TCVM Treatment of Gastric Dilatation in a Dog

Dr. Yihan Li

Canine case study:Strike the Wood, Light the Fire, and Singe the Earth

Dr. Joan Winter

Harnessing the Power of Qi for Treatment of Equine Gas Colics

Dr. Suzan Seelye

How to Balance Gastrointestinal Disorders in Animals

Dr. Antonio Alfaro

Correlation between TCVM Pattern Diagnosis and Gastroscopy in Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome

Dr. Amelia Munsterman

Food Therapy for Gastrointestinal Ulcers in Horses

Dr. Margaret Fowler

Clinical Application of TCVM for Ileus Paralytic Horses

Dr. Lorena Lloret

The Use of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine for Treatment of Chronic Diarrhea and Lameness on a Horse

Dr. Silvia Do Valle

Integrative Therapy for an Anorexic Walrus and a Grizzly Bear with Severe Degenerative Joint Disease

Dr. Erika Nelson

TCVM Treatment for Idiopathic Sialorrhea in a Koala

Dr.V. Renea Johnson

The Effectiveness of Integrating Gui Pi Tang with Conventional Medicine in the Treatment of Thrombocytopenia and Severe Thrombocytopenia in Dogs – A Retrospective Study

Dr. Chee May Wong

GI case studies

Dr. Shen Xie

Clinical Applications of Chinese Herbal in Canine Cases of Liver Diseases due to Differential Western Medical Diagnosis

Dr. Lorena Lloret

Treatment of Hepatopathy, Portal Hypertension, Ascites, Peritoneal and Pleural Effusion and Urinary Calculi in a Three-Year-old Cocker Spaniel with Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine and Food Therapy

Dr. Donna Hein

Lifelong Management of an Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt with Severe Anemia using Dietary Therapy, Chinese Herbal Formulations, and Acupuncture

Dr. Margie Garrett

The use of TCVM Food Therapy in an-8 year Old Pug for the Treatment of Biliary Mucocele and TCVM in a 2-year-old Domestic Short-haired Cat for the Treatment of Severe Jaundice (Huang Dan)

Dr. Doris Reátegui Blacker

TCVM to Diagnose and Treat a Special Canine Hepatobiliary Case, Sole Dry Needle Acupuncture Treatment for Chocolate Toxicity in a Dog, Using Chinese Herbal Medicine to Treat a Dog with Strange Angry Mood Cycle

Dr. Yu Cheng

Transitional Cell Carcinoma in Canines: Five Case Studies

Dr. Michelle Tilghman

Treatment of A Dog with Tracheal Collapse Using Acupuncture, Tui-na and Herbal Medicine

Dr. Ying-Choi Chong

Acupuncture Treatments Reduced Paroxysmal Cough and Heart Rate at Six Minutes’ Walk Test in Dogs Suffering from Tracheal Collapse

Dr. Phurion Chueainta

Acupuncture Treatment Results in Paralysis of a 2-Year-Old Dachshund

Dr. Tristin Morgan

Liver-3 Acupoint Effect on Isoflurane Anesthesia Usage During Canine Orchiectomy: A Controlled, Randomized and Blinded Clinical Study

Dr. Karen Turner-Knarr

Treating Mares with Reproductive Problems with Balanced Method

Dr. Prem González

Acupuncture Diagnosis of Equine Stifle Diseases

Dr. Pedro Vicente Michelotto

Integrative Medicine: TCVM and Rehabilitation in a Case of Radio / Ulnar Fracture and Radial Paralysis in an Owl, Thermographic and Visible Fluorescence Induced by UV Light Study of Acupoint Fu–tu, LI-18 in the Horse

Dr. José Zilberschtein Juffe

The Use of Acupuncture in Equine Sports Medicine: a Literature Review, The Heart-Brain Connection

Dr. Roselle Hartwigsen

Why veterinary Ozone is such an important adjunct to practice

Dr. Margo Roman


Dr. Langlois is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 1981. He has been an equine practitioner in Marion County, Florida for the past 32 years, where he established his own practice in 1983 with an emphasis on reproductive medicine, lameness diagnostics, and surgery. He has received advanced training in veterinary acupuncture, Chinese veterinary herbal medicine, and veterinary Tui-na massage. He has been practicing for over 30 years and has been using Chinese medicine and spinal manipulation successfully for over 10 years enjoying treating at many of the prestigious thoroughbred farms in Marion County, FL.

Dr. Roman graduated from Tuskegee Institute School of Veterinary Medicine In 1978 and is a licensed DVM in Massachusetts and California. She became certified in veterinary acupuncture in 2001. She has lectured at over 30 conference and universities on Integrative topics both nationally and internationally, including: Tufts University, Western University, Tuskegee University, Atlantic Veterinary School Prince Edward Island, and Nippon Veterinary School in Tokyo, Japan.

Enrollment Options

Number of Workshops

Schedule & Tuition

With the travel restrictions due to COVID-19, the Annual Conference on TCVM will have an online option. Lectures and workshops will be streamed live via Zoom and recorded for 3 months online access for convenient streaming. On-site attendees will also receive 3 months online access for convenient streaming.


Location of class
Chi Main Campus

9650 W Hwy 318

Reddick, FL 32686

Hotel & accommodation recommendations

Day 1

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Lectures - Gastrointestinal Diseases

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch Break

1:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Lectures - Gastrointestinal Diseases

Day 2

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Lectures - Hepatobiliary Diseases

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch Break

1:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Lectures - Hepatobiliary Diseases

Payment Information

A $100 non-refundable course deposit is charged upon enrollment to reserve your seat.

Payment is due 90 days before the course start date.


Printed Binders



WATCVM Member Discount


Frequently Asked Questions

You will get 3 months of access to this online course. The course can be accessed through our learning portal.