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Postponed events

38th Annual West Coast Veterinary Pathology Conference 'Breathtaking Pathology, A Survey of Respiratory Diseases'

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REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

Date: Friday, May 14, 2021 and Saturday, May 15, 2021
Time: Friday, May 14, 2021 | 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm (PST)
          Saturday, May 15, 2021 | 7:50 am - 3:42 pm (PST)  
          (times subject to change)
CE Credit: TBD
Location: Live Interactive Zoom Webinar
 

UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine and the Center for Continuing Professional Education is proud to announce the 38th Annual West Coast Veterinary Pathology Conference on "Respiratory Pathology", May 14-15th 2021. This will be a 2 day live zoom webinar event and will feature 3 keynote speakers in addition to numerous case presentations. Please mark your calendars for this exciting conference and be sure to contact us svmcontinuinged@ucdavis.edu if you are interested in presenting a case report. All case summaries need to be submitted to us by April 15, 2021.
 

  SCHEDULE 
 

  • Registration | Although Case Presenter submission is closed, registration to attend is still open!

Not Presenting a Case
Deadline: May 7, 2021 [CLOSED]
Registration before April 17, 2021 
Registration after April 16, 2021
Veterinarian $150.00 $200.00
Non-Veterinarian, Resident, and Trainee     $80.00 $130.00
UCD Student    $15.00 $15.00
Case Presenter 
Deadline: April 15, 2021 [CLOSED]
Registration before April 17, 2021 
Registration after April 16, 2021
Veterinarian $130.00 $180.00
Non-Veterinarian, Resident, and Trainee $60.00 $110.00
UCD Student    $15.00 $15.00
UC Davis Resident Please contact svmcontinuinged@ucdavis.edu for a special ID code to enter during your registration process for your admission. 


Schedule

Friday, May 14, 2021

 

1:00 PM - 1:10 PM

Welcome
Dr. Kevin Keel

1:10 PM - 2:10 PM

Unknown Unknowns: Using Pathology to Expand Our Understanding of Pulmonary Hypertension in Veterinary Medicine
Kurt Williams, DVM, PhD, DACVP
College of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University

2:10 PM - 2:20 PM

Break

2:20 PM - 3:20 PM

Case Presentations (~10 min each), Moderator: Dr. Keel
Disease of Domestic Animals

Case 1 - Chris Reilly, DVM, DACVP
Case 2 - Pun Sriboonyapirat, DVM 

Case 3 - Rachael Gruenwald, DVM
Case 4 - Judit Wulcan, DVM
Case 5 - Kerry Goldin, DVM

3:20 PM - 3:30 PM

Break

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Case Presentations (~10 min each), Moderator: Dr. Eckstrand
Laboratory Animals and Animal Models of Disease

Case 6 - Michelle Lepherd, DVM
Case 7 - Marisa Maglaty, DVM
Case 8 - Catherine Ruff, DVM, DACVP

Case 9 - Melissa Macias Rioseco, DVM, MPVM, PhD
Case 10 - Sarah Fingerhood, DVM

4:30 PM - 4:40 PM

Break - Refreshments on your own!

4:40 PM - 5:40 PM

Case Presentations (~10 min each), Moderator: Dr. Keel
Infectious and Parasitic Diseases

Case 11 - Rebecca Radisic, DVM
Case 12 - Arturo Oliver, DVM
Case 13 - Kevin Niedringhaus, DVM, PhD
Case 14 - Piyaporn Eimcharoen, DVM, PhD
Case 15 - Marietta Barro, DVM, PhD

5:40 PM - 6:00 PM

Summation
Dinner - on your own

 

Saturday, May 15, 2021

 
7:50 AM - 8:00 AM Welcome back
Dr. Kevin Keel
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Case Presentations (~10 min each), Moderator: Dr. Keel
Toxins, Tumors and Proliferative Disease

Case 16 - Samantha Darling, DVM
Case 17 - Talia Wong, DVM
Case 18 - Tatiana Wolf, DVM
Case 19 - Kevin Keel, DVM, PhD, DACVP
Case 20 - Margaret Martinez, DVM
9:00 AM - 9:10 AM

Break

9:10 AM - 10:10 AM Evolution of Respiration: Learnings in Contemplation of Tide Pools
Dennis Wilson, DVM, PhD
Professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine
10:10 AM - 10:20 AM Break
10:20 AM - 11:20 AM Case Presentations (~10 min each), Moderator: Dr. Eckstrand
Nondomestic Animals

Case 21 - Nicolas Streitenberger, DVM
Case 22 - Kim Jacobsen
Case 23 - Jayne Ellis
Case 24 - Christina Garcia-Rovetta
Case 25 - Kristen Shekelle
11:20 AM - 11:30 AM Break
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Case Presentations (~10 min each), Moderator: Dr. Keel
Student Presentations

Case 26 - Veronica Nguyen
Case 27 - Katti Crakes, PhD
Case 28 - Christina Esparza
Case 29 - Nadia Javeed
Case 30 - Samantha Kovacs
12:30 PM - 1:20 PM LUNCH - on your own
1:20 PM - 2:20 PM Lungs, Lupus, Silica, and Fatty Acids: Pathologic Connections and Clinical Relevance
Jack Harkema, DVM, PhD, DACVP, ATSF
College of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University
2:20 PM - 2:30 PM Break
2:30 PM - 3:42 PM Case Presentations (~10 min each), Moderator: Dr. Keel
Student Cases

Case 31 - Taylor Chan
Case 32 - Joie Lin
Case 33 - Marissa Gordon
Case 34 - Brianna Stoyle
Case 35 - Declan Ryan
Case 36 - Maria Quinones
3:42 PM Adjourn


Keynote Speakers

  • Dr. Jack Harkema, DVM, PhD, DACVP, ATSF 
  • Dr. Jack Harkema is a University Distinguished Professor at Michigan State University and the Albert C. and Louis E. Dehn Endowed Chair in Veterinary Medicine. As a board-certified veterinary pathologist, he has extensive experience in respiratory and toxicologic pathology of laboratory animals. His personal research has focused on elucidating the biological mechanisms underlying airway injury, repair, and adaptation caused by inhalation exposures to air pollutants, allergens, and microbial toxins. Dr. Harkema received the Alumni Achievement Award in 2015 from the Faculty of the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California, Davis, and the Outstanding Mentorship Award from the Society of Toxicologic Pathology in 2018.
  • Dr. Kurt Williams, DVM, PhD, DACVP
  • Professor, Michigan State University
    Bio coming soon
  • Dr. Dennis Wilson, Professor Emeritus, PMI, UCD
  • Bio coming soon

 

Case Presenter

  • CASE SUBMISSION DEADLINE: April 15, 2021 [CLOSED]
    This is an excellent opportunity to present a case at the conference. We encourage case submissions that follow the respiratory theme, but that is not a strict requirement.
 
  • Slide Submission Requirements
    Preferably include just the tissue of interest. We will need three H&E recuts (and any special stains you want scanned) 
  • Please include the following in your slide submission:

    Name, status, email of presenter
    Slide Number/Slide Name (Typically the label on the slide)
    Morphologic diagnosis and etiology (if applicable)
    Specimen (Necropsy, Biopsy, or Cytology)
    Species (Dog, Cat, Horse, Mouse, etc.)
    Tissue (or organ)
    Preparation (Frozen Section, Cytology, or Parafinn embedded)
    Staining (e.g. HE, Trichrome, CD3 IHC)
  • Mail and Notify Slide Submission to:
  • CLOSED
  • Case Summary Requirements
    Your case summary should include the following section, as appropriate to your case (1-2 page). Presentations will be given 10-12 minutes each, depending on the final number of speakers. Complete, but concise summaries are appreciated.
  • Refer to this BOX Link for examples of case summary write-ups and Learning Objectives.

    Identification
    Contributors/Institution (please include your members or contributors and either highlight or list the presenter first)
    Signalment
    History
    Gross findings
    Histopathologic findings
    Morphologic diagnosis and etiology (if applicable)
    Ancillary diagnostics (if pertinent)
    Discussion
    References
  • Learning Objectives Requirements
    Should include 2 learning objectives
  • Refer to this BOX Link for examples of case summary write-ups and Learning Objectives.

    Your learning objectives should apply to your case. Usually they describe different levels of learning; to know, to apply or to evaluate. Leading verbs that could help you would include but are not limited to define, describe, identify, recognize, distinguish, differentiate, interpret.
  • Upload Case Summary to this Box Link:
  • CLOSED
  • Upload Learning Objectives to this Box Link:
  • CLOSED
  • Email Questions about Case Summary and Learning Objective to:
  • rmgriffey@ucdavis.edu 

 

Program Information

  • CE Certificates
  • Attendance is recorded through Zoom when you join a session.
    You must register and login to the webinar with your first and last name and the email with which you registered for the conference in order for us to verify your attendance.
    Webinar links will be provided by email approximately 2 weeks before the event to registered attendees.
    Participants are responsible for determining if specific programs are accepted for CE credit by their State Licensing Board.
  • Webinar Information
  • You can watch the webinar on your computer, tablet or a mobile device. 
    If you have never attended a Zoom webinar before, you can find more information on system requirements on the Zoom website.
  • Cancellation Policy
  • A refund will be made, less a $30.00 processing fee, if the cancellation request is received 2 weeks before the program start date, otherwise, a refund will be made, less a $75.00 processing fee.
    All requests must be made in writing. Submit cancellation request via email to svmcontinuinged@ucdavis.edu
In accordance with University policy and copyright law, the University prohibits distributing and/or posting on the internet any content from this conference/symposium/session without the explicit permission of the instructor.

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