The Scientific Research Committee of the 2024 International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health solicited late breaker submissions for research abstracts from Monday, January 8, 2024 to Friday, January 19, 2024. The accepted late-breaker abstracts will be presented as oral or poster presentations at the Cleveland Hilton Downtown and Huntington Convention Center in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, April 11-13, 2024. 


What is a Late Breaker Abstract?

Abstracts containing novel data will be considered under the category of “Late Breaker.” Submissions containing the most current, cutting-edge science will be prioritized. 


Important Dates
  • Late Breaker submission site opened Monday, January 8, 2024
  • Late Breaker submission site closed Friday, January 19, 2024
  • Late Breaker disposition notices will be sent Friday, February 16, 2024


Theme & Topic Areas

The theme of the International Congress is“Champions of Whole Health: Using Evidence to Drive Transformation" and should be considered when crafting your submission. There is an increasing amount of research related to integrative medicine, leading to a growing body of evidence to support the use of integrative and whole health strategies to improve patient outcomes and reduce healthcare costs.  Our goal is to convene champions of whole health to discuss how they are using evidence-based information to drive integrative, whole-person health care and ensure its quality and accessibility to all.


The 2024 International Congress will accept abstracts for oral and poster presentation consideration in the following topic areas:


  • Basic Science
  • Clinical: Acupuncture 
  • Clinical: Herbs 
  • Clinical: Manual Therapies
  • Clinical: Mind-Body
  • Clinical: Other
  • Culinary Medicine/Nutrition
  • Delivery Models
  • Economics/Cost Effectiveness
  • Education Research
  • Expressive Therapies
  • Group Medical Visits
  • Health Equity and Health Disparities
  • Health Outcomes
  • Health Services Research
  • Implementation Science
  • Lifestyle Medicine
  • Practice-Based Research
  • Research Methodology


A very limited number of abstracts will be selected for oral presentations.


Abstract Submission Procedure

Please follow the steps below to submit an abstract for the 2024 International Congress when the portal opens. If you have questions or require assistance with your abstract submission, please contact the Congress Secretariat at

Each submitter may submit up to two abstracts at no charge. Additional abstracts will be billed at $50 each. 


Once logged in, select “Click Here to Start”. Then follow the instructions on the submission site to complete your abstract submission.


  • Indicate your abstract topic.
  • Indicate if you would like to be considered for an oral presentation or poster presentation only. 
  • Enter your abstract title in title case. (This Is a Sample of Title Case). Titles are limited to 150 characters.
  • Enter your purpose, method(s), results, and conclusions into the spaces provided.
  • Review your abstract. Confirm all special characters are showing correctly and that the abstract did not exceed the 2,000-character limit. 
  • Choose up to five keywords that are related to your abstract submission.
  • Enter whether the work has been presented somewhere else or is original work.
  • Specify if the abstract is based on research that tested a specific commercial product or accepted support for the project. (All accepted presenting authors will be required to submit a CME disclosure form prior to presenting at the International Congress).
  • Fill in your Submitter Information.
  • Select the integrative medicine and health modality that most directly applies.
  • Enter presenting/submitting author information.
  • Agree to the Abstract Terms and Conditions (see details below).
  • Click the “Submit Abstract” button to submit your proposal.



  • Enter all co-authors’ information. They may be in the system already, so please search and if they are not listed click "I have looked for my Author and they do not exist".
  • Authors’ names will appear in the order they were entered on the submission site. The presenting author’s name will be underlined and their email address published in congress materials.  
  • Please do not enter information, such as author’s names, contact information or abstract titles in all CAPITAL LETTERS. Capitalize letters only where necessary.
  • You may not save a draft proposal, but you can return and edit your abstract or add co-authors at any time prior to the deadline.
  • For safekeeping, you may save your abstract proposal by navigating to your submitted abstract(s) and clicking "Download."


Acceptance of Late Breaker Abstracts

The Organizing Committee reserves the right to decide whether a submission will be accepted, and the right to determine the presentation form. Submitters for late breaker submissions will be notified of acceptance status and form of presentation by Friday, February 16, 2024.


Abstract Terms and Conditions

By submitting an abstract, you are agreeing to the following terms and conditions: 

  • Accepted presenting authors do not receive compensation of reimbursement of expenses for presentation at the International Congress. 
  • All presenting authors must register and pay to attend the International Congress. 
  • If selected, presenting authors agree to adhere to the schedule established by the International Congress and comply with all requirements set forth by the Academic Consortium. 
  • All submitters agree to receive electronic communication from the Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine & Health and its agents regarding the 2024 International Congress on Integrative Medicine & Health and upcoming meetings and congresses. 
  • All accepted oral abstract presenting authors will be required to submit a CME disclosure form prior to presenting at the International Congress. Failure to submit the disclosure form within the specified timeline may result in cancellation of the session. More details will be provided upon proposal acceptance. 



All accepted presenters will be required to submit a CME disclosure form prior to presenting at the International Congress. Failure to submit the disclosure form within the specified timeline may result in the cancellation of the session. More details will be provided upon proposal acceptance. 



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