Celebrating Excellence in Education
Invest in your education and unlock your full potential at the 2024 ACVIM Forum! This must-attend conference offers a diverse range of educational sessions, workshops, and discussions led by experts in the veterinary profession. Explore sessions in cardiology, large animal internal medicine, neurology, nutrition, oncology, small animal internal medicine plus multispecialty topics such as leadership & communications, education & research, wellbeing and more. The 2024 ACVIM Forum presents you with the opportunity to gain hand-on experience, enhance your skillset and discover the latest advancements in specialty medicine.
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Discover various ways to participate
- Immerse yourself in the livestream offering from June 6-8, bringing you exclusive access to select limited sessions across the six ACVIM specialties and beyond, all streamed directly from the vibrant city of Minneapolis.
Gear up for Live Virtual Day on June 18, where a dynamic one-day experience unfolds with live, virtual Continuing Education (CE) in 28 sessions and 11 tracks. Dive into innovative content and engage in real-time Q&As with the speakers, making it an interactive and unforgettable event.
From June to October 31, 2024, seize the opportunity to get more CE with on-demand access! Delve into expert-led sessions and earn RACE-approved CE while enjoying the flexibility to revisit sessions captured during the live event in Minneapolis. This is your chance to elevate your learning experience and make the most of a wealth of valuable content. Don't miss out!
The ACVIM invites veterinary professionals to participate in the exchange of research and engage in partnerships to support ongoing or upcoming research endeavors. Formally known as the Research Colloquium, the ACVIM Research Exchange is designed to provide an opportunity to share and hear about ongoing and upcoming research, brainstorm on ways to overcome enrollment, data, and/or sample acquisition challenges, and foster connections between researchers with similar research interests as well as individuals in private practice to catalyze research collaboration.
Please join us during the LAIM Research Exchange and the SAIM-Nutrition Research Exchange and network with fellow colleagues across the ACVIM community.
ATTENTION RESIDENTS AND CANDIDATES: The Purina Institute is partnering with the ACVIM to bring Residents and Candidates to an exciting educational program.
Purina Institute is offering the “Clinical studies: Setting up for Success” program at the ACVIM forum in Minneapolis. This program aims to help residents design and complete successful research projects, encourage future interest in scientific discovery, and enable long-term success as the veterinary thought leaders of tomorrow.
The 2024 ACVIM Forum is not just a conference—it's a chance to advance your education, connect with like-minded peers, and learn from experts in your field. The Academy of Internal Medicine Veterinary Technicians (AIMVT) educational program at the ACVIM Forum is a great opportunity for veterinary technicians aiming to elevate their overall knowledge. From in-depth workshops to interactive sessions, technicians can delve into the latest research and advancements in veterinary medicine. Among the sessions offered include innovative cardiology, nutrition and oncology programs as well as a new jeopardy-themed session. Don't miss out on this invaluable chance to invest in your education, community and future!
"As a VTS, I enjoy the forum to obtain high-quality in-depth information. Not only from attending the doctor focused program, but the technician program as well. The technician program is top notch, given by quality speakers, many of which are VTSs, and gives great information to apply to my work every day. Meeting other people within the AIMVT specialty from all over is a lot of fun. Networking and collaborating with them is very rewarding. If you are considering achieving your Veterinary Technician Specialty, this is the conference for you."
Discover high-caliber sessions, your way!
Scientific Sessions – These sessions cover the fundamental principles of disease or a specific area of medicine that is derived from evidence-based reports and other similar sources.
State-of-the-Art (SOTA) – Speakers who are recognized as experts in their field of study or topic areas.
Research Exchange – Short
presentations on a specific theme in veterinary medicine.
Expert Round Tables – Small
group settings that give attendees the chance to interact one-on-one with
veterinary experts. Participation for the round tables are limited and on a
first-come, first-serve basis.
Industry Sessions – Educational sessions presented by the ACVIM Industry Partners with information about veterinary products and services impacting the industry.
Lunch with the Experts – Lunch
with a veterinary expert in a small group setting.
Special Interest Groups – Meetings with fellow attendees with a common interest in the veterinary field.
Wellbeing Zone – Short
presentations focused on mental wellbeing and helpful tools, for all conference
Workshops – Short interactive courses that
demonstrate the application of skills and principles using animal models,
videotapes or slides.
RESEARCH FOCUS LECTURES
Research Report – These lectures are 25-minute presentations comprised of new findings and cutting-edge research in veterinary medicine.
Research Abstract – These lectures are 15-minute oral or poster presentations comprised of new findings and cutting-edge research in veterinary medicine.
Livestream- A live broadcast for virtual attendees in conjunction with the in-person offerings.
On Demand- Recorded sessions to be played at any time.
Live Virtual- Virtual sessions offered at a specific time on a specific day.