If anyone has speaker or topic suggestions, please let me know.
As always, RSVP is appreciated since lunch is provided.
Below is our current schedule through December, 2017.
Please note I list the meetings in reverse chronological order.
We begin with announcements at 12:15 PM with lecture starting at 12:30 PM. We must be finished no later than 5 PM.
Wednesday, May 2. Dr. Joanelle-Hernandez. Infectious Diseases. Sponsored by Merck.
Wednesday, April 4. Dr. Erin Casey. Virginia - AVMA Delegate. Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim.
Wednesday, March 7. Dr. Avi Deshmukh. Nutrition. RACE Approved. Sponsored by Royal Canin. Wednesday, February 7. Dr. Erin Casey. Positive Practice Culture. RACE Approved. Sponsored by BI. Wednesday, December 6. Keith Tignore. Veterinary Care of Bees. Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Wednesday, November 1. Dr. Sue Ettinger, DACVIM. Oncology. Wednesday, October 4. Dr. David Bradley, FASLMS. The Science of Therapeutic Laser. Sponsored by K-Laser. Wednesday, September 6. Dr. Lisa Banks, Nutrition. Sponsored by Hills Please note the May meeting is the second Wednesday of May and will be held at our usual location at Towne Bank. Wednesday, May 10. Dr. Jenifer Chatfield, DACVZM. Disaster/Emergency Preparedness. Please note the April meeting is the second Wednesday of April and will be held at the following location. Wednesday, April 12, Colleen Ellis, CT, CPLP. Pet Loss and Grief Counseling. The Pet Loss Center. Please note this meeting is the second Wednesday of April and will be held at the following location. Wednesday, March 1, Dr. Merrilee Small, DACVIM, Cardiology. The Cove. Cardiology Wednesday, February 1, Amy Snyder, DVM, MPH. Team Communication and Conflict Management. North Carolina State University Veterinary Hospital. January 2016. No meeting scheduled at this time. Wednesday, December 14 (please note, the second Wednesday of the month). GC Ritchie, DVM. Elanco. Otitis. MPO Allen Perry Virginia Beach Police Department, Business Protection Unit. Wednesday, November 2, Shelley Smith, DVM, DACVECC. The Cove. Emergency Medicine. Wednesday, October 5, Jodi Collins, DVM, MPH, ACVPM. Virginia Department of Agriculture. Interstate Health Certificates and Regulatory Issues. Wednesday, September 7, Drs. Julie Murphy and Jennifer Espiritu. Rabies, New Laws and Enforcement. VDH Wednesday, May 4, Phil Arkow. Practical Guidance for the Effective Response by Veterinarians to Suspected Animal Cruelty, Abuse and Neglect. ASPCA. Sponsored by Virbac. Wednesday, April 6, Dr. Eli Cohen, DACVR. Radiology. NCSU Wednesday, March 2, Dr. Kathy Keenan. Toxicology. NCSU Wednesday, February 3 (lecture 12:30 - 4:30), Dr. Robert Stein. Anesthesia. Animal Pain Management Center. Wednesday, December 2, Marsha Reich, DVM, DACVB. Animal Behavior. Sponsored by Virbac. Wednesday, November 4, Melissa McKendry, DVM. Shelter Medicine. Wednesday, October 7, Karen Wernette, DVM. Veterinary Liability. Sponsored by AVMA PLIT. Wednesday, September 9, Dr. Tyler Carmac, DVM, CVA. Hampton Roads Pet Hospice. Sponsored by Pet Cremations of Tidewater Wednesday, May 6, 2015. The Doctors of Blue Pearl. Feline Urological Syndrome. Sponsored by Blue Pearl and Hills. Wednesday, April 1, 2015. Dr. Jamie Gaynor, DACVA, DAAPM. Pain Management. Sponsored by Elanco. Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Dr. Peter Fisher, DABVP, Exotics. Exotic Animal Practice. Wednesday, February 4, 2015. Dr. Heather Brookshire, DACVO. Ophthalmology. Wednesday, December 3, 2014. Parasitology. Dr. Craig Prior. Sponsored by Zoetis. Wednesday, November 5, 2014. Veterinary Law, Animal Abuse, and Ethics. Stacy Wolf. ASPCA. Wednesday, October 1, 2014. Ophthalmology. Sponsored by Animal Eye Care. Wednesday, September 3, 2014. Nutrition. Dr. Jason Gagné. Sponsored by Purina. Wednesday, June 4, 2014. Teleconference with Director Leslie Knachel of the Department of Health Professions. Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Cardiology. Dr. Herbert Maisenbacher. Sponsored by Idexx. Wednesday, April 2, 2014. Wildlife Rehabilitation and the Veterinary Response to the Deepwater Horizon Disaster. Dr. Erica Miller. Sponsored by Midwest Veterinary Supply, Linda McAbee, CVT. Wednesday, March 5, 2014. Laser Therapy. Dr. Goldbold. Sponsored by Companion Laser. Wednesday, February 5, 2014. Jerry Hoffman, LVT. Medical Records Keeping. Presented by AAHA. Wednesday, December 4, 2013. Dr. Acacia Roman. Nutrition. Sponsorship by Royal Canin. Wednesday, November 6, 2013. Dr. Brenda Austin, DVM, DACVS. Surgery. Veterinary Surgical Specialists. Wednesday, October 2, 2013. Dr. Clarke Atkins DVM, DACVIM. Cardiology. Sponsorship by Elanco. Wednesday, September 11, 2013. Dunbar Gram DVM, DACVD, Kenneth W. Kwochka DVM, DACVD. Dermatology. Sponsored by DVM Pharmaceuticals/Bayer. Wednesday, June 5, 2013. A teleconference to discuss the new inspection process by the Board of Veterinary Medicine. Location, Room: Tech Theater, H265. Advanced Technology Center, Tidewater Community College, Virginia Beach campus. Not eligible for CE. Lunch sponsored by SHRVMA and Zoetis. Wednesday, May 1, 2013. Dr. Jason Byrd. Topics are mass disaster (hurricane) preparedness and veterinary forensics. Please note, if your local animal control officer would like to attend this meeting, please have them contact me. Sponsored by Bayer. Wednesday, April 3, 2013. Dr. Rita Hanel, DACVIM, DACVECC. Topics are DKA and fluid therapy in the critically ill. Wednesday, March 6, 2013. Susan Cohen, DSW. Topics are pet loss support and the human animal bond. This meeting is sponsored by Blue Pearl. Wednesday, February 6, 2013. Dr. Stephen Suter, PhD, DACVIM. Topics are lymphoma and bone marrow transplantation. Partial sponsorship by Trupanion. Wednesday, May 1, 2013. Dr. Jason Byrd. Topics are mass disaster (hurricane) preparedness and veterinary forensics. Please note, if your local animal control officer would like to attend this meeting, please have them contact me. Sponsored by Bayer. Wednesday, April 3, 2013. Dr. Rita Hanel, DACVIM, DACVECC. Topics are DKA and fluid therapy in the critically ill. Wednesday, March 6, 2013. Susan Cohen, DSW. Topics are pet loss support and the human animal bond. This meeting is sponsored by Blue Pearl. Wednesday, February 6, 2013. Dr. Stephen Suter, PhD, DACVIM. Topics are lymphoma and bone marrow transplantation. Partial sponsorship by Trupanion.