2023 Conference



SAR International Research Conference: May 18-21, 2023 New York City, NY, USA

From Mechanism to Patient-Centered Care: Research in Acupuncture and Traditional East Asian Medicine

We invite you to submit your ideas for a plenary symposium, and SAR’s Conference Program Committee will select the most meritorious submission(s) for plenary symposia during the conference.  General topic categories may include acupuncture, herbal medicine, Tai Chi, Qigong, Tuina, TCM, and whole system approaches.  Priority will be given to topics that relate to the 2023 conference theme: From Mechanism to Patient-Centered Care: Research in Acupuncture and Traditional East Asian Medicine.


  • Interventions (e.g. herbs, acupuncture techniques, etc.)
  • Health conditions (women’s health, aging, etc.)
  • Methods (brain imaging, mixed-methods research, etc.)
  • Relevant areas (teaching research in TCM universities, global dissemination of acupuncture research, etc.)

Submission deadline was December 16, 2022.  

Detailed instructions will be provided to those whose symposia ideas are accepted.