Advanced Nephrology and Urology

On Demand



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Course Information

  • Date: On Demand through April 2025
  • Location: Virtual
  • Audience: ACVECC, ACVIM, ACVP, ECVIM-CA Diplomates and Candidates
  • Specialty: Small Animal Internal Medicine
  • Type: On demand
  • CE Hours: 18


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RACE Application Status

With the course being offered as a live virtual event and through on demand recordings from the live event, two types of RACE CE credit have been approved in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE-approval: 

1. Up to 18 hours of Live, Interactive medical distance continuing education credits for participants who attended the live course. 

2. Up to 18 hours of Anytime, Non-Interactive-distance medical continuing education credits for all on demand participation.  

For any participant, a maximum of 18 hours of credit should be claimed and may be a mix of the live and on demand programs. Individual participants are responsible for ensuring they do not claim dual credit for the same session.

Participants should be aware that some state boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and/or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of continuing education. Please contact your state board directly with any questions. 

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Carrie Palm


Carrie Palm, DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)
Associate Professor, Medicine & Epidemiology
University of California, Davis

Dr. Carrie Palm earned her degree from the University of California, Davis and then completed an internship and residency in small animal internal medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. She practiced as a small animal internist for one year in a specialty practice and then returned to UC Davis to complete a 2-year fellowship in urinary medicine, including advanced training in nephrology, hemodialysis/extracorporeal medicine and endourology. Since 2011, Dr. Palm has been a faculty member at the UC Davis School of veterinary medicine. She is interested in all aspects of renal and urinary medicine, but her main focuses are acute kidney injury (including feline ureteral obstruction), extracorporeal therapies (including hemodialysis and apheresis) and interventional endourology.

Marilyn Dunn


Marilyn Dunn, MVSc, DMV, DACVIM (SAIM)

Professor, Small Animal Internal Medicine
University of Montreal

Dr. Marilyn Dunn graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Montréal in 1994. She completed a residency in small internal medicine and a master’s degree at the University of Saskatchewan and became board certified by the ACVIM in 1999. In 2001, she became a professor at the University of Montreal. In 2008, she completed a Fellowship in interventional radiology and endoscopy at the Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Dunn is a founding member and past president of the Veterinary Interventional Radiology and Interventional Endoscopy Society (VIRIES) and directs the interventional medicine service at the University of Montreal

Joao Felipe de Brito Galvao


Joao Felipe de Brito Galvao, MV, MS, DACVIM (SAIM)
Veterinary Specialist, Interventional Radiology, Internal Medicine
VCA Arboretum View Animal Hospital, Downers Grove, IL

Dr. Felipe Galvao earned his veterinary degree from the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil (2004). He completed an internship at Purdue University (2007-2008) and an internal medicine residency and master’s at The Ohio State University (2008-2011). He joined VCA in 2011 where he was Medical Director from 2012-2016 and Internship Director from 2015-2016. He was Adjunct Assistant Professor at The Ohio State University (2017-2019). Additionally, Dr. Galvao is an Associate Editor for Veterinary Record, The Official Journal of the British Veterinary Association since 2017. He has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications and book chapters. He has a special interest in calcium-related disorders and interventional radiology & interventional endoscopy procedures.  

Valerie Parker


Valerie Parker, DVM, DACVIM (SAIM), DACVN
Associate Professor
The Ohio State University

Dr. Valerie Parker received her DVM from Tufts University, followed by a small animal internship at the Animal Medical Center in New York Coty. She then completed a small animal internal medicine residency at Iowa State University and a nutrition residency at Tufts University. She is a Diplomate of both the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and the American College of Veterinary Nutrition. Dr. Parker’s primary areas of interest include kidney disease, gastrointestinal disease, and vitamin D metabolism, as well as nutritional management of a variety of canine and feline diseases.

Jessica Quimby


Jessica Quimby, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (SAIM)
Associate Professor
The Ohio State University

Dr. Jessica Quimby received her veterinary degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She spent two years in feline practice before moving on to Colorado State University for a small animal internal medicine residency and a PhD focusing on feline CKD in 2012. She was faculty at Colorado State until 2017 and is now a faculty member at the Ohio State University. Current research areas include the study of renal pathophysiology, novel treatment strategies and evidence-based supportive care strategies. Her interests include feline clinical pharmacology focusing on improving supportive care and quality of life in cats with CKD. Dr. Quimby has received the International Renal Interest Society Award and the AVMF/Winn Feline Foundation Research Award for her contributions to nephrology and feline medicine.

Anant Radhakrishnan


Anant (Antu) Radhakrishnan, DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)
Owner/Internal Medicine
Bluegrass Veterinary Specialists

Dr. Antu Radhakrishnan earned his Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from The University of Chicago and earned his veterinary degree from the University of Georgia. After graduating from veterinary school, he completed an internship and residency through at the University of Pennsylvania which led him to become a board-certified internist in small animal veterinary medicine. After his residency, he moved to Lexington, KY and started Bluegrass Veterinary Specialists + Animal Emergency. Dr. Radhakrishnan’s clinical interests include minimally invasive procedures, endoscopy, laparoscopy, and interventional radiology including stent placement. 

J. Scott Weese


J. Scott Weese, DVM, DVSc, DACVIM (LAIM)
Professor, Internal Medicine Chief Infection Control
University of Guelph

Dr. Scott Weese is a Professor at the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Director of the University of Guelph Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses, and Chief of Infection Control at the Ontario Veterinary College Teaching Hospital. He focuses on a range of infectious disease issues of animals and humans, including antimicrobial resistance, antimicrobial stewardship, emerging infectious diseases and infection control. He also writes and speaks extensively about infectious (and often zoonotic) diseases.

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