ACVIM Forum 2024

2024 ACVIM Forum

2024 Highlights & Recap



Specialty Symposium

Wednesday kicked off with the Opening General Session, Unleashing Artificial Intelligence in Veterinary Medicine presented by Krystle L. Reagan, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (SAIM), Assistant Professor at UC Davis.

The Technician Program for specialty technicians began in the afternoon with Technician Case Reports Sponsored by Hill's Pet Nutrition. Specialty Networking Luncheons for Cardiology, LAIM, Neurology, Nutrition, SAIM and Oncology were also held on Wednesday afternoon.

General Opening Session

Unleashing Artificial Intelligence in Veterinary Medicine

Krystle L. Reagan, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (SAIM)

Specialty Networking Luncheons


Cardiology Specialty Networking Luncheon

Large Animal Internal Medicine Specialty Networking Luncheon

Neurology Specialty Networking Luncheon

Nutrition Specialty Networking Luncheon

Oncology Specialty Networking Luncheon

Small Animal Internal Medicine Specialty Networking Luncheon

Welcome, new Diplomates!

The day wrapped up in the evening, when attendees came together for the Specialty Symposium Reception and New Diplomate Recognition Sponsored by Ceva, Hill's Pet Nutrition, MedVet and Pieper Veterinary.  Each specialty recognized new boarded Diplomates with a total of 181 new Diplomates welcomed to the ACVIM.

Class of 2024 Diplomates


The first official day of the 2024 ACVIM Forum was filled with educational sessions and networking! Thursday's events kicked off with the Keynote Address:  "The Accelerating Future of Health and Medicine: What's Now, Near & Next for Veterinary Care" presented by Dr. Daniel Kraft and Sponsored by Hill's Pet Nutrition. Those unable to attend in person were able to tune in via livestream or will be able to watch the on-demand recording in July.

The Exhibit Hall opened in the morning, where attendees had the chance to discover featured exhibitors and check out areas like the Bark Park, Sponsored by SAGE Veterinary Centers,  the Cat Lounge Sponsored by Elanco Animal Health  the Technician Lounge Sponsored by AIMVT, and the Wellbeing Zone Sponsored by Chewy Health. At the ACVIM Hub, attendees chatted with ACVIM staff and learned more about membership, JVIM, and the Career Center.

The evening wrapped up with the Wine and Cheese Happy Hour Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health and the ACVIM, bringing attendees and exhibitors together for food and drinks to cap off an eventful day.

Bark Park
Sponsored by SAGE Veterinary Centers and ACVIM

Cat Lounge
 Sponsored by Elanco Animal Health

Poster Park



Knowledge Corner

Wellbeing Zone

Sponsored by Chewy Health

Wine and Cheese Happy Hour
Sponsored by  Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health and the ACVIM

Technician Lounge

Sponsored by AIMVT

Networking, Social Events and Lounges

Throughout the live event, attendees were able to network and relax in these dedicated areas:

idate Lounge
Sponsored by Ethos Veterinary Health

Specialist Lounge
Sponsored by VCA Animal Hospitals


Friday was marked by several highly-anticipated events, starting with the ACVIM Membership Awards Ceremony and Luncheon, where we honored the recipient of the 2024 Robert W. Kirk Award for Professional Excellence, Edward C. Feldman, DVM, DACVIM (SAIM), and the recipient of the 2024 Lee and Inge Pyle Service Award , Susan L. “Suzi” White, DVM, MS, DACVIM (LAIM).

The LAIM Research Exchange and SAIM & Nutrition Research Exchange Sponsored by Purina Institute connected colleagues with similar interests in specialty medicine, while learning about ongoing research projects and programs. Presentations were in a five-minute rapid format with brief Q&A after. In the evening, Colleagues and Cocktails- Connecting Communities brought attendees together for drinks, networking and celebrating diversity in the veterinary profession with participating Vet Med Affinity Groups.

LAIM Research Exchange and SAIM & Nutrition Research Exchange 

Sponsored by Purina Institute 

Colleagues & Cocktails: Connecting Communities

Sponsored by BluePearl, Ethos Veterinary Health, Hills Pet Nutrition, MedVet, VCA Animal Hospitals, and the ACVIM 

Celebrating the 2024 ACVIM Award Winners



ACVIM Specialty Lifetime Achievement Award 2024 Recipients

2024 ACVIM Research Awards

Resident Research Abstract Awards Sponsored by 


Sponsor Banner
Back To Top