The 4th American TCM Congress--International TCM and Acupuncture Forum in Seattle 5 2156


Continuing Education Credits

The conference will provide 16 NCCAOM PDAs and meet state requirements (CA, FL, IL, etc) for CEUs

Conference Themes

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Classics and Clinical Applications with a focus on the topics of Gynecology, Dermatology, Cosmetology


08/04/2018 (All day) to 08/05/2018 (All day) (Seattle time)


Hyatt Regency Bellevue on Seattle’s Eastside 900 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, WA 98004, USA



Keynote Speakers and Topics

1. Prof. Daniel Bensky, DO.  : Palpation in Contemporary East Asian Medicine

Dan Bensky graduated from the Macau Institute of Chinese Medicine (Oriental Medicine Diploma, 1975), Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (Doctor of Osteopathy, 1982), University of Washington (M.A. in Classical Chinese, 1996), and Chinese Academy of Traditional Chinese Medical Sciences (Ph.D. in Discussion of Cold Damage, 2006). He contributed to the translation and editing of several important texts, including Acupuncture: A Comprehensive Text, Chinese Herbal Medicine: Materia Medica, and Chinese Herbal Medicine: Formulas & Strategies. Dan is a co-founder of Eastland Press (1981), where he serves as medical editor, and of the Seattle Institute of Oriental Medicine (1994). In 2008, he was awarded the Wang Dingyi Cup International Prize for contributions to Chinese medicine.

He is part of a group that developed Engaging Vitality, an approach that integrated osteopathic concepts and techniques into the practice of East Asian medicine.

2. Prof. Minru Liu, MD. , China's National TCM Master, Chengdu University of TCM: TCM in Gynecology

Professor Liu, Minru, China's National TCM Master, Director of the National Medical Research Institute of Gynecology, Doctoral Supervisor.

She is now the Honorary Chairman of National Committee of TCM Gynecology; Honorary Professor of School of Chinese Medicine, the University of HongKong; Leading Expert of Chinese Medicine Culture Study Promotion Association(Macau); TCM Counselor of Macau Health Bureau; Honorary Professor of Macau Association of Chinese Medicine; Consultant Physician of TCM in Tung Wah Group of Hospitals(Hongkong).

She was awarded China's National TCM Master in 2014 and she is the first female who gets the title in China.


3. Prof. Pingzheng Liao, MD. , China's National TCM Master, Chengdu University of TCM: TCM in Ophthalmology

Professor Liao, Pingzheng, China's National TCM Master, Professor of Chengdu University of TCM, Ph.D. Supervisor, expert entitled to Government Special Allowance (GSA), China's National TCM Master. She has been awarded as the “National Model Worker of the Education System” and “People’s Teacher”. 

Professor Liao has successively hold the posts/titles of Committee Member of the Fifth Session of Subject Consultative Group of the Degree Council of the State Council, Assessment Expert of Science and Technology Award of Chinese Association of Chinese Medicine, Committee Member of the Ophthalmology Branch of the Chinese Association of Chinese Medicine, Distinguished Consultant of the Diabetic Specialized Committee of the Chinese Association of Chinese Medicine, Academic Adviser of the Internal Medicine of Diabetic of World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies, Academic Leader of Sichuan Province, one of the Top Ten Famous Chinese Medicine Doctors of Sichuan Province, Outstanding Teacher of Sichuan Province, Executive Director of Sichuan Association of Chinese Medicine and Vice Chairman of the TCM Branch, Academic Leader of the National Key Principle Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology of Chinese Medicine and the National Key Principle TCM Ophthalmology.

Professor Liao has edited the National College Text Books, such as Chinese Medicine of Ophthalmology, otorhinolaryngology of TCM, and has edited six Designated Textbooks for Adult Education and Self-Taught Examination of Chinese Medicine and seven Teaching Reference Text Books. She is the deputy editor of the A Branch of Great Dictionary of Chinese Culture and she has participated in the editor of the Traditional Chinese Medicine Dictionary and six references books. In recently ten years, she has successively presided over and participated in the “ninth, tenth and eleventh National Key Scientific and Technological Plan”, 863 Program, National New Drug Development, and National Natural Science Foundation. She presided over the “Ninth Five-Year Plan” has won the Sichuan Provincial Scientific and Technological Progress Award(top prize) and the National Advanced Individual Award of the Ministry of Science and Technology. Her new drug “Qiming Granule” has been issued by State Drug and Food Administration. She has published more than thirty papers.


Subject Speakers:

Farong Zhang: Experience in the Flexible Use of Specific Formulas for the Treatment of Diabetes

Zhiwen Zhang: Treatment of Intractable cough and asthma

Guohui Liu: Advantage and Disadvantage to Treat Sinusitis By Approaches Related to Theory of Shang Han Lun and Warm Pathogen Diseases

Kathleen Lumiere: Acupuncture and Advanced Pain Management at a Level One Trauma Center, Conventional Care and Clinical Education

Ning Liu: Acupuncture for Anti-Aging

Yiwen Su: TCM dermatology-Avoid common mistakes and improve clinical outcome

Chongyong Zheng: Treatment and management of neuralgia, examination of postherpetic zoster neuralgia

Junguo Duan: Clinical Evidence-based Study on the Prevention and Treatment of Diabetic Microvascular Complications with TCM

Shuyu Yang: Effects and mechanism of Classical Formulas on diabetic microvascular disease

Ming Jin: Fetal’s Brain Development and Intellectual Potential




American Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine Alumni (TCMAAA)

American Traditional Chinese Medicine Association (ATCMA)


Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine American Alumni Association

ATCMA Gynecology Committee

ATCMA Dermatology Committee


American NanHai Company (Seattle)


Hyatt Regency Bellevue on Seattle’s Eastside
900 Bellevue Way NE, 
Bellevue, WA 98004, USA



Anyone who is engaged in Traditional Chinese Medicine, including working in education, research, clinical applications, health and lifestyle, medical equipment providers, Chinese herbal medicine suppliers, other professional experts and scholars, and current students who enrolled in qualified TCM acupuncture programs are welcomed.


Invitation Letter

If you need an invitation letter to attend this Congress, please specify your requirements for an invitation letter at the time of registration.  Also, please provide contact information (email, phone number and WeChat).  Once the registration letter fee and letter request are received, we will contact you.

If you are an international participant who needs an invitation letter for visa application, please specify your requirements for an invitation letter at the time of registration and email to Jennifer Sun ( Also, please provide contact information (last and first name on your passport, title, company name and work address,). Once the registration fee, the signed no overstay agreement, and invitation letter request are received, we will contact you.


Registration Fees

Normal Fees (If registering after 4/1/2018, the normal conference fees will apply):

Non-member:$500.00/2 days,$300.00/day

Member:$480.00/2 days,$280.00/day

Early Early Bird Special (Register before 3/28/2018):

Non-member:$430.00/2 days,$230.00/day

Member:$400.00/2 days,$220.00/ day

Early Bird Special (Register before 5/31/2018):

Non-member:$450.00/2 days,$240.00/day

Member:$420.00/2 days,$220.00/day


Exhibitor Fees

Participation fees for medical equipment or Chinese Herbal medicine suppliers: Normal fee: $1200.00

Discount price ends on 04/30/2018: $1000.00

Discount price for advertisers who have signed contracts on ATCMA website or WeChat: $900.00

Interested exhibitors, please contact Shu Jian at Email:

Phone: 315-372-9501


Payment Methods

• Check: make checks to ATCMA; send check to Dr. Jihong Ding  (address: 1139 Raritan Rd Suite 103, Clark, NJ 07066)

• PayPal or Credit Card (see the bottom of page)


Annual Meeting Organizing Committee

Chair: Haihe Tian 田海河 (ATCMA President)

Committee Chair: Hui Wei 魏辉 (ATCMA Vice President, CEO)

Committee Vice-Chair: Youping Qin 秦佑平 (Chengdu University of TCM American Alumni Association President)

Committee Vice-Chair: Jianfeng Ouyang欧阳剑锋 (Vice President of Eastern Asian Medicine Association of Washington State)

Committee Vice-Chair: Jipu Wen (TCMAAA Vice President)

Planning Committee Members

Chengdu TCM Committee Members

1. Business Committee Director: Lei Ma; Deputy director: Jialing Liu a.

Personnel: Yiwen Su, Jianfeng Yang, Kerong Xie, Liangxi Zheng,Guojun Duan, Junlan Cai, Jifei          Wang, Daohe Fang, Tao Song, ZhaoxueLu, Guangying Zhou, Haosheng Zhang, Youping Qin,              Hong Liu, Xiaoping Li.

2. Academic Committee: Director: Xia Cheng; Deputy Director Qiuzhong Zheng. Personnel: Xining Fu, Guohui Liu, Daohe Fang, Yong Zhen, Bosong Zhong, Qianzhi Wu, Yaohua Gao, Qin Chen, Xiaomei Cai, Daiyi Tang.

3. Advertising Committee: Director: Yi Wang; Personnel: Bosong Zhong, Lei Peng, Hui Li, Junmei Wu, Ping Wu.

4. Translation Committee: Director: Yiwen Su; Deputy director: Bing You. Personnel: Yingzhe Duan, Ruolan Liu, Yuqing Kou.

5. Consulting Team: Jifu Li, Shouchun Ma.

ATCMA Organizing Committee

Ning Wang, Zhuying Huang, Chenchao Yi, Jian Sun, Sizhe Lin, Deguang He, Wenying Lin, Jihong Ding, Yarong Wang, Jian Shu, Dehui Wang, Zhanxiang Wang,  Hui Ouyang, Jian Su,Yiqian Shen.



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