Licensed Physicians and Dentists can earn required
Credit hours toward the Acupuncture Certificate to practice acupuncture (300
credit hours) in New York and many other states.
In addition to holding 3-day weekend 25-credit hour seminars and workshops 7-8 times each year, the International College of Acupuncture and Electro-Therapeutics organizes a 4-day Annual International Symposium in early November in New York City, where internationally renowned clinicians and researchers present their latest work. All summaries of the symposiums have been published in the official journal.
The International College of Acupuncture & Electro-Therapeutics publishes the quarterly Acupuncture & Electro-Therapeutics Research, The International Journal, originally published by Pergamom Press, Oxford, England since 1975, and currently published by Cognizant Communication:
In its 33rd year of continuous publication, this official journal, listed by 15 major international indexing periodicals (Index Medicus, Current Contents, Excerpta Medica, Index Vetenerius, CINAHL, Biological Abstracts, Chemical Abstracts, Psychological Abstracts, Bioengineering Abstracts, Index to Dental Literature, Engineering Index Monthly and Author Index, Science Citation Index, PsycINFO, COMPENDEX, Current Advances in Life Science), is the most extensively evaluated and indexed scientific journal in the field of acupuncture, electro-therapeutics, and related topics.
The prestigious and internationally recognized honor, "Fellow of the International College of Acupuncture and Electro-Therapeutics" (F.I.C.A.E.), is awarded to members of the College who present a minimum of 2 original research papers during the Annual International Symposium and publish these in the official journal, or who have made significant contributions in the field.