Institute of Clinical Acupuncture Research and Education Foundation (ICARE)

The ICARE Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization (EIN #86-3255054) with a mission to support acupuncturists in Hawaii through professional development, educational opportunities, and clinical experience.



The mission of ICARE is to dedicate itself to the advancement of educational, clinical, and professional excellence, fostering funding for the development of competent and skillful acupuncture medicine practitioners with evidence-based medicine rooted in traditional theories and practices.

Our initiatives:

  1. Providing assistance to licensed acupuncturists and graduates to start a successful practice
  2. Seminars for Educational and Professional Development
    • Upcoming Seminars in 2024 – TBD

A Look Back at 2023:

  1. Maui Relief Effort – Provided free acupuncture services to Maui residents and first responders
  2. Seminar – August 2023 Healing Community Trauma Field Training – Acupuncturists Without Borders (AWB)
  3. Seminar – August 2023 Treatment of Orthopedic & Sports Injuries with Dr. Whitfield Reaves, OMD, L.Ac.