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Upcoming events

Join us at one of two amazing events taking place in September. As ASVA members, you will receive a 10% discount to the 3rd TCM Congress or Building Bridges of Integration for TCM conference. Sign-up today!

American TCM Association
3rd TCM Congress

The American TCM Association (ATCMA) is hosting its 3rd TCM Congress on September 16-17, 2017 in Tysons Corner, VA. This is a national academic conference featuring renowned TCM professionals from China and the U.S. This year's topics will focus on special acupuncture needling techniques. Participants will earn 15 CEU credits issued by the conference. 

The ATCMA has generously offered a 10% discount to all ASVA members who wish to attend the conference. Discounted prices are being offered until July 1st. To access the discount code, please click hereTo register for the conference, please visit their website

Traditional Chinese Medicine World Foundation
Building Bridges of Integration for TCM

The Traditional Chinese Medicine World Foundation (TCMWF) is hosting its annual Building Bridges of Integration for TCM conference on September 14-17, 2017 in Reston, VA. The main focus of the conference highlights self-discovery, the inner awareness that illuminates the vital link between consciousness and everyday health. 

The TCMWF has generously offered a 10% discount to all ASVA members who wish to attend the conference. To access the discount code, please click here. To register for the conference, please visit their website

  • PT BOARD MEETING:  The Virginia Board of Physical Therapy held a general Board meeting on August 22nd. During this meeting, potential changes to the proposed dry needling regulation were discussed as recommended by the Regulatory Advisory Panel (RAP). The Board voted to reconvene the RAP to further discuss these recommendations, especially with regard to required minimum training hours. For more details on the meeting, please see the latest ASVA Newsletter. 

  • AcupunctureNotOpioids:  ASVA Board members are currently working to create a website that will contain resources including research, position papers, infographics, social syndications, posters, and more about the benefits of acupuncture for pain management and opioid addiction. Stay tuned for our AcupunctureNotOpioids website launch!

  • ASVA ON THE RADIO: ASVA Board members will once again be guests on the Dr. Tom Roselle Live! show. Tune into WMAL 105.9FM on Sunday, September 24th at 12pm. To listen to our last guest appearance, click here.

  • NEWSLETTER: ASVA is relaunching its newsletter! In addition to the latest ASVA news, we would like to include case studies, articles, practice management tips, etc from our members. If you wish to submit an article, please e-mail it to acusova@gmail.com. We would also like to see your clinics. Send us pictures and information about your practices. We'll feature them in our newsletter!

  • 2018 SPRING SEMINAR: We are happy to announce that Jaime Chaves, L.Ac. will be our guest speaker for the 2018 Annual Spring Seminar. Jaime will be presenting Orthopedic/Trigger Point Acupuncture: A Hands-On Approach to Lower Back, Neck, and Upper Extremity Pain. Check back for more details.

  • SOCIAL MEDIA!:  ASVA has expanded its social media presence. Find us on Twitter (@AcuSoVa) and Instagram (acusova). 

  • FACEBOOK! ASVA is sponsoring the closed Facebook group Virginia Acupuncturists. It is a supportive discussion group for all acupuncturists practicing in the Commonwealth of Virginia -- including licensed acupuncturists, medical acupuncturists, and qualified chiropractic acupuncturists. Check it out!


ASVA is in need of volunteers. We are looking for members interested in:

  1. Fundraising

  2. Networking with physicians and other healthcare works

  3. Attending licensing and advisory board meetings in Richmond, VA

If you or someone you know is interested in volunteering, please contact ASVA at: acusova@gmail.com 


Donations are not tax deductible at this time. All donations go toward ASVA's goals to support the practice of acupuncture in the Commonwealth of Virginia. 

Earn PDAs while supporting ASVA with Pro D Seminars!

By clicking the link below, you can earn PDAs and CEUs while also supporting ASVA. Pro D Seminars will donate 10% of your seminar fee to our organization. As usual, these fees will go toward helping ASVA attain our membership and legislative goals for 2016. 

NOTE: Please specifically use the link below as it contains our affiliate information that allows Pro D Seminars to track its donations.  

Earn Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine CEU/PDAs Online

Meridians Journal of Oriental Medicine 

Access your free copy of Meridians Journal of Oriental Medicine via the ASVA website. Meridians, a Medline-compliant, peer reviewed journal features scientific articles focusing on the professional practice of acupuncture and Oriental medicine.

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