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Large Animal Candidate Boot Camp

October 20, 2022 7:30 AM
University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Registration

**This course is now sold out. Use the buttons below to add yourself to the waitlist**

Registration open! Your registration fee includes: 

  • Lecture Proceedings
  • Daily refreshment breaks and snacks, and lunch on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
  • Transportation between the host hotel and the Veterinary Education Center 
  • Hotel accommodations

Registration will require your ACVIM username and password. If you don’t have this readily available, please reach out to ACVIM at Learning@ACVIM.org prior to registration launch.

ACVIM & ECEIM Candidates

(At this time, registration is restricted to ACVIM & ECEIM candidates. ECEIM Candidates: use this link if you have previously attended the ACVIM Forum or an ACVIM ACE course.)

Location


University of Georgia
Veterinary Education Center - Labs
2200 College Station Rd.
Athens, GA

University of Georgia
College of Veterinary Medicine - Lectures
501 D.W. Brooks Drive
Athens, GA 

Lodging

ACVIM has negotiated rates with the below hotel near the Veterinary Education Center.

Holiday Inn Express Athens
513 W. Broad Street
Athens, GA  30601
706.850.2072

The Holiday Inn Express Athens is located approximately 80 miles from the Atlanta Airport and less than 10 minutes from the College of Veterinary Medicine. The hotel is within walking distance to over 70 eateries, pubs and retail outlets. Daily breakfast is included in the room rate.  Please visit the registration website for more information regarding lodging.

**Please note – if you are not staying at the Holiday Inn Express, then breakfast and transportation will be on your own. There is no on campus parking available if you chose to drive your own vehicle.

 

Thank you to our Premier Sponsor

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Course Information

  • Date: October 20-23, 2022
  • Start Time: Thursday at 7:30 am ET
  • End Time: Sunday at 1:15 pm ET
  • Location: University of Georgia, Veterinary Education Center, Athens, GA
  • Audience: ACVIM and ECEIM Candidates
  • Specialty: LAIM
  • Type: Lecture and Wet lab
  • CE Hours: 27

  

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RACE Application Status:

This program will be submitted for 27 hours of Live, seminar/lecture and lab medical continuing education credit in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE-approval.

For additional questions, please contact us at Learning@ACVIM.org.

  

Health & Safety

The ACVIM considers the health and safety of all those who attend our ACE in-person courses our highest priority, including our attendees, sponsors and ACVIM staff.

COVID-19 Protocol
A negative, clinician-delivered COVID-19 PCR or NAAT test** within 48 hours of your arrival at University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine is required for participation in the course. You will be required to show proof of a clinician-delivered negative COVID-19 PCR or NAAT test when you arrive at the registration desk.
**A clinician-delivered test is one administered by a licensed medical professional yielding an official test result with attendees’ name clearly shown on the test results

Safety protocols are subject to change at any time. Although we are optimistic that we will be able to host ACE courses in-person, all courses are subject to change and/or cancellation. The ACVIM will keep all registered attendees informed should any such change and/or cancellation need to occur.

Speakers

 

Michelle Barton, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (LAIM)

COURSE LEADER - Michelle Barton, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (LAIM)
Assistant Dean of Clinical Academic Affairs, Callaway Endowed Chair, Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor
University of Georgia

Michelle Henry Barton is a 1985 graduate from the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois.  Dr. Barton completed a one-year Large Animal Medicine and Surgery Internship at North Carolina State University and then completed a four year combined Large Animal Internal Medicine Residency and PhD in Physiology at the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Georgia in 1990.  Dr. Barton has remained at the University of Georgia and is the Fuller E. Callaway Endowed Chair, Professor of Large Animal Internal Medicine, and a Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor. She is currently the Assistant Dean of Clinical Academic Affairs at the College of Veterinary Medicine at UGA.  Dr. Barton has served the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine as the Specialty President for Large Animal Internal Medicine and as their first Ombudsman. Clinical, teaching, and research interests include endotoxic and septic shock, neonatal medicine, coagulopathy, cardiology, colic and liver disease, and critical illness related endocrinopathy.  

Clare Ryan, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (LAIM)

Clare Ryan, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (LAIM) 
Assistant Professor
University of Georgia

Dr. Ryan is a 2002 graduate of the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine. She completed a large animal rotating internship at the Ontario Veterinary College in 2003, a Large Animal Internal Medicine residency at the University of Florida in 2006, and a PhD focused on Equine Immunology at the University of Florida in 2010. She then worked in private practice as a general practitioner and owned an Equine Internal Medicine consultation practice. In 2016 she joined the Large Animal Internal Medicine service at the University of Georgia. She particularly enjoys managing neonatal and respiratory cases and pondering the immunology of the gut-lung axis.

Kelsey Hart, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (LAIM)

Kelsey Hart, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (LAIM)
Assistant Professor
University of Georgia

Dr. Hart is the Marguerite Thomas Hodgson Chair of Equine Studies and an Associate Professor of Large Animal Internal Medicine at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine in Athens, GA.  She received her DVM from Cornell University in 2004.  She then completed an internship and a residency in Large Animal Internal Medicine at the University of Georgia in 2008, and a PhD in endocrine histology at the University of Georgia in 2010. Dr. Hart’s clinical interests include large animal endocrinology, neonatology, and neurology, and her research focus centers on immune-endocrine interactions during sepsis and in age-related diseases. 

Hal Schott, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (LAIM)

Hal Schott, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (LAIM) 
Professor
Michigan State University

Dr. Schott received his DVM degree in 1984 from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine.  He started his career with three years in private equine practice in Southern California. Dr. Schott subsequently pursued advanced training by completing a residency in equine internal medicine, acquiring ACVIM Diplomate certification in 1992, and a PhD in equine exercise physiology at Washington State University.  Since 1995, Dr. Schott has been an equine medicine clinician at Michigan State University (MSU) with a strong clinical interest in urinary tract disorders and endocrinological disorders. Dr. Schott has written numerous publications and book chapters and has been an invited speaker at scientific and continuing education meetings across the globe. From 2017 through 2020 Dr. Schott also served as Specialty President of Large Animal Internal Medicine within ACVIM.

Over the past few years Dr. Schott has also developed a strong interest in providing care to working equids in Mexico. In 2017 he developed a 2-week clinical experience taking eight MSU students annually to work with Mexican veterinarians and veterinary students to provide veterinary care to burros, mules, and horses in rural Mexican communities.

Brent Credille, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (LAIM)

Brent Credille, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (LAIM)
Associate Professor
University of Georgia

Dr. Credille is currently an Associate Professor and Director of the Food Animal Health and Management Program in the Department of Population Health at the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia (UGA).   He completed his DVM training at UGA, an internship in livestock medicine and surgery at Colorado State University, Large Animal internal medicine residency and PhD in physiology/pharmacology at UGA.  His research is focused on molecular mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance in important cattle pathogen, pharmacokinetics of antimicrobial agents in large animals, and judicious antimicrobial use strategies in food producing animals.  

Michelle Coleman, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (LAIM)

Michelle Coleman, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (LAIM)
Professor
University of Georgia

Michelle Coleman is a 2007 graduate of the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine. She completed an internship at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute in Lexington, KY prior to starting a residency in Large Animal Internal Medicine at Texas A&M University. Upon completion of her residency, she completed a Ph.D. with a focus on equine infectious and endocrinologic disease. Dr. Coleman was an Assistant Professor in Large Animal Internal Medicine and Associate Department Head for Academic Programs at Texas A&M University, before returning to the University of Georgia as an Associate Professor of Large Animal Medicine in 2022. Her current research focus involves the role of the gastrointestinal tract in both asthma and obesity in horses. 

Erin Beasley, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (LAIM)

Erin Beasley, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (LAIM)
Associate Clinical Professor
University of Georgia

Erin Beasley, DVM, DACVIM, PhD, is a Clinical Associate Professor in Large Animal Internal Medicine at the University of Georgia in Athens. A Connecticut native, Dr. Beasley arrived in Athens in 2010 for a traditional large animal residency and never left! The focus of Dr. Beasley’s doctoral research was cardiovascular function in horses with gastrointestinal disease. Equine cardiology remains a special interest, although all things internal medicine related make every day working in this specialty enjoyable and challenging! Dr. Beasley currently lives just outside of Athens with her husband Brian, three children and an array of four-legged friends that have found their way into their home or pastures. 

Suzi White, DVM, MS, DACVIM (LAIM)

Susan L. White, DVM, MS, DACVIM (LAIM)
Josiah Meigs Distinguished Professor, Emeritus
University of Georgia

Dr. Susan L. White is a diplomate in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine-Large Animal and is a Josiah Miegs Distinguished Professor, Emeritus at the College Veterinary Medicine, UGA.  Dr. White has served on numerous ACVIM committees, including the residency training committee and certification committee (3 times) and is a past chair of the ACVIM board of Regents.  Dr. White is a recipient of the Robert W. Kirk Award from ACVIM and a Distinguished Life Member of the AAEP. Currently Dr. White maintains a consulting practice and speaks frequently at veterinary professional meetings primarily on equine dermatology.

Mandy Coleman, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)

Mandy Coleman, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology) 
Associate Professor
University of Georgia

Amanda Coleman is an Associate Professor of Cardiology at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine. She is a 2007 graduate of the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine and completed her rotating internship and cardiology residency programs at North Carolina State University. She joined the faculty of the University of Georgia in 2011. 

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