Call for Abstracts & Symposia Deadline: The Science of Tai-Chi and Qigong as Whole Person Health

Apr 21, 2023 ALL DAY

The Science of Tai Chi & Qigong as Whole-Person Health Conference will be held in Boston, MA, from September 18-19, 2023. We hope you will not only attend but also contribute your depth of knowledge and expertise by submitting a research abstract or scientific session proposal centered around the theme of Advancing the Integration of Mind Body Practices in Contemporary Healthcare. 


Important Dates:

  • Monday, February 20, 2023 – Call for Submissions OPENS
  • Friday, April 21, 2023 – Call for Submissions CLOSES
  • Friday, May 26, 2023 – Dispositions Sent

Symposia Submissions will be accepted in the following topic areas:

  • How TCQ Can Help Address Issues Around DEI and Health Disparities
  • Innovative Methodologies in Clinical and Translational TCQ Research (including but not limited to: remote delivery/virtual platforms/telehealth, use of wearable sensors, and other biotechnology)
  • Facilitators and Barriers Around Implementation and Dissemination of TCQ (including but not limited to: issues around credentialing providers, cost-effectiveness, insurance, policy)
  • TCQ in Specific Populations (e.g., cancer, Parkinson’s, stroke, pediatrics, dementia)
  • Intersection of TCQ, Nature, and Planetary Health
  • TCQ as Part of Multicomponent Interventions (i.e., integration with other therapeutic modalities)
  • Biophysiological and psychosocial mechanisms underlying clinical effects of TCQ 
  • Mechanisms and Processes underlying Clinical Benefits (e.g., Neuroscience, Molecular Biology, Microbiota)

Research Abstract Types & Topic Areas

Types of Abstracts:

  • Oral and/or Poster Presentation
  • Poster Presentation Only

Submissions corresponding with the Tai Chi & QiGong Conference theme are more likely to be awarded an oral presentation.

Topic Areas:

  • Basic Science Research
  • Clinical Research
  • Implementation/Dissemination Research​
  • Translational Research