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 Up to 24 CE hours pending RACE approval
All-inclusive service and optional post-conference tour
August 31 to September 2, 2019 

21st Annual International Conference on TCVM Overview

The 2019 Annual International Conference on TCVM will take place in the beautiful and historic city of Shanghai, China on August 30 to September 2, 2019. The conference theme will center around TCVM for dermatological and immune-mediated diseases in dogs, cats and horsesPast conferences have been hosted in China, Spain, Canada and the USA. This International TCVM Conference is hosted by the Chi Institute and co-sponsored by the World Association of TCVM. 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, meet TCVM practitioners from all over the world, and enjoy hands-on experience in TCVM. Additionally, TCVM practitioners and research scientists from around the world are invited to speak about their clinical experiences and research findings.


Main Theme of 2019 Conference:
TCVM for Dermatological and Immune-mediated Diseases in Dogs, Cats and Horses

Conference Dates:
August 31 - September 2, 2019 
August 30, 2019: Optional Local afternoon tour and welcome banquet dinner

Shanghai, China

World Association of TCVM


August 31 - September 2, 2019: Shanghai, China (during the TCVM Conference) for guests of attendees
September 3-6, 2019: Hangzhou, China (post conference tour) for attendees and guests
September 6-11, 2019: Yichang, China (post conference tour) for attendees and guests

Attendees of the 2016 International Conference in China.

Conference Agenda

August 29-30,2019

Airport Pickup at Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG)


August 30, 2019

Optional afternoon local tour and welcome banquet dinner for those not attending the 1st China Clinician’s Conference on TCVM

August 30, 2019
首屆中國臨床中獸醫大會(1st China Clinician’s Conference on TCVM - for Chinese Speaking vets only)

August 31, 2019


Opening Ceremony and Greetings from Leaders (Ministry of Agriculture, CAU, WATCVM and Ruipeng)

TCVM for the Treatment of Erythma

Dr. Hsiang-Tan Lin (Taiwan)

Clinical Application of the TCVM Balances Among the Patient, Caregiver and Environment for the Treatment of Skin Conditions in Dogs

Dr. Hsiang-Tan Lin (Taiwan)

TCVM for the Treatment of Mange and Demodex

Dr Han-wen Cheng (Taiwan)

New TCVM Concept on How to Treat Skin Conditions in Dogs and Cats 

Dr. Wen-Hsien Kuo (Taiwan)

 PM TCVM Dermatology-Avoid Common Mistakes and Improve Clinical Outcome Dr. Ron Koh (USA)
Top Herbal Formulas for Dermatological Conditions  Dr. Mitsie Vargas (USA) 
How to Use the Balance Method Distal Acupoints to Treat Skin Conditions Dr. Antonio Alfaro (Costa Rica) 

TCVM Dermatology: Balance Homemade Food Therapy Made Easy

Dr. Ron Koh (USA)

TCVM Food Choice for Canine Dermatitis

Dr. Shu Dai (China)

Four Case Reports Treating Equine Skin Disease using Acupuncture and Herbal Therapy

Dr. Carole Holland (USA)

TCVM Rounds

Dr. Aituan Ma (China)

September 1, 2019


Chinese Herbals for Immune-Mediated Diseases: Evidence-Based Clinical Application

Dr. Huisheng Xie

TCVM for Autoimmune Thyroiditis in Dogs

Dr. Huisheng Xie

TCVM for Treating Autoimmune Diseases of Skin

Dr. Ron Koh (USA)

TCVM for Treating Immune-mediated Polyarthritis 

Dr. Ron Koh (USA)

TCVM Longterm Management of Immune-Mediated Cytopenias (IMHA & IMTP)

Dr. Ron Koh (USA)


Integrative Therapy of a Dog with IMHA

Dr. Mushtaq Memon (USA)

The Use of Yi Guan Jian In Management of Canine Myelodysplastic Syndrome and Chronic Nonregenerative Anemia: Case Report

Dr. Richard E. Palmquist (USA)

Use of TCVM for the Treatment of Erythema Multiforme Complex in a Dog

Dr. Jenny Liu (USA)

The Integration of TCVM and Rehabilitation for the Treatment in Severe IVDD & Immune-mediated Polyarthritis Cases 

Dr. Ching-Ming Liu (Taiwan)

Herbal Solutions for the Treatment of Stomatitis and Gingivitis in Small Animals 

Dr. Tatang Cahyono (Indonesia)

Aspergillosis Nasal Infection in a Golden Retriever “Dennis”

Dr. Kaori Kanemitsu (Australia)

TCVM Treatments on a Golden Retriever Infected by Canine Distemper Virus 

Dr. Zhibin Guan (China)

The Application of Bu Zhong Yi Qi Decoction in Small Animal Clinics

Dr. Zhongjie Liu (China)

TCVM and Rehabilitation for Facial Paralysis in Horses

Dr. Jose Zilberschtein Juffe (Spain)

Study In The Measurement Of Acute Stress In Normal Beagle Dogs Through The Use Of Wireless Sensor Technologies In Acupuncture Sessions

Dr. Jose Zilberschtein Juffe (Spain)

Prophylaxis and Treatment of Chinese Herbs on Bovine Reproductive and Obstetrical Diseases

Dr. Mu Li (China)

Acupuncture Treatment of Infertility in a Mare: a Case Report

Dr. Yuan Zhou (China)

Update on Equine Sports Regulations of TCVM

Dr. Silvia do Valle (USA)

Generalized Calcinosis Cutis in a Dog Treated with Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine 

Dr. Lorena Lloret (Spain)

TCVM Rounds

Dr. Aituan Ma (USA)


September 2, 2019


Enhancing the Effects of Acupuncture Needling by the Active Release of Emotional Blockages in Veterinary Acupuncture

Dr. Charlotte MacFarlane (Canada)

Top 5 Tips of my 50-year TCVM Clinical Experience

Dr. Jingrong He (China)

How I Approach TCVM with a New Patient

Dr. Irwin Ruderman (USA)

Golden Needle Wang Le Ting- Exploring the Usage of Acupuncture Points at the Back

Dr. Chan Kok-Kiong Chan (Malaysia)

Dry Needle at Single Point of ST-36, BL-25 or GV-1 on Diarrhea in Rabbit Model

Dr. Aituan Ma (China)

A Randomized and Controlled Study of the Efficacy of Yin Qiao San Combined with Antibiotics compared to Antibiotics alone for the treatment of Feline Upper Respiratory Disease

Dr. David Hirsch (USA)

Retrospective Evaluation of Implant Acupuncture (Gold Bead Implantation) in Dogs and Cats with Spondylosis Deformans

Dr. Erol Güçlü Gülanber (Turkey)

Coxofemoral Pain Relief and Joint Mobility Efficacy Comparison Between Electro-acupuncture and Laser acupuncture in Canine Degenerative Joint Disease
Dr. Pitchayanin Chomsiriwat (Thailand)
Treatment of Intention Tremor Using Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine in Two Dogs
 Drs. Jiahao Lin (China)

Acupuncture Treatment of Hind Limb Paralysis in Rabbit: a Case Report

Dr. Yihan Li (China)

TCVM Approach to Neurological Disorders caused by Seawater Intoxication in a Dog

Dr. Kai Fan (China)

Acupuncture treatment for Kidney Yin and Qi Deficiency DJD in a senior German shepherd

Dr. Ying Quan (China)

Integrative TCVM Approach to Feline Excessive Grooming

Dr. Lorena Lloret (Spain)

Analgesic Effect of Electroacupuncture in Dogs Undergoing Tibial Tuberosity Advancement (TTA) Surgery 

Dr. Lorena Lloret (Spain)

Platelet-Rich Plasma Aqua-Acupuncture in Dogs and Cats 

Dr. Radica Raj (Canada)

Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma Controlled by Classical Formulas 

Dr. Chien-Min Lien (Taiwan)

Acupuncture Stimulation on ST-1, ST-2, ST-36, and SP-6 Decreases Intraocular Pressure in Normal Male Beagle Dogs 

Dr. Sakyeng Shin (South Korea)

Review of the Pharmacological Nature of Glucocorticoids from the Perspective of Traditional Veterinary Herbology and Reasonable Clinical Application  

Dr. Moosook  Kang (South Korea)

The Integration of Essential Oils in my TCVM Practice 

Larry McCaskill (USA)

TCVM Treatment of a Severe Bacterial Infectious Pneumonia Case caused by Canine Parvovirus – An Isolated Clinical Case 

Dr. Yadong Sun (China)

Treatment of Retained Placenta in Dairy Cows: Comparison of a Systematic Antibiotic with an Orally Administered Herbal Powder based on TCVM 

Dr. Dongan Cui (China)

Clinical Trial on Targeted Delivery of Doxorubicin-loaded Cockle Shell-derived CaCO3 Nanoparticles on Dog Bearing Solid Tumor 

Dr. Abubakar Danmaigoro (Nigeria)

TCVM Rounds

Dr. Huisheng Xie (USA)