Date: March 10, 2023

Large animal veterinarians are invited to the LCS Continuing Education Day at the Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine, sponsored by the College and the Michigan Veterinary Medical Association.

Event details:

-This event will grant 6 continuing education hours for veterinarians licensed in Michigan

-Complimentary parking will be available at the Wharton Center ramp

-Early registration is $80; registration is $100 after February 16. Register here.

This event is graciously sponsored by Antech Diagnostics, Aurora Pharmaceutical, Boehringer Ingelheim, Covetrus, Dechra Veterinary Products, SOUND Technologies, and Zoetis.

Event Schedule

A downloadable version of the event program can be found here.

Morning Sessions

Room A213

8–8:50 a.m. Continental Breakfast

8:50–9 a.m. Welcome by Dr. Annette O’Connor

9–9:20 a.m. Meet Dr. Francisco Rodriguez

9:20–9:40 a.m. Meet Dr. Ana Moreira

9:40–10 a.m. Meet Dr. Lauren Bookbinder

10–10:20 a.m. Meet Dr. Jessica Gordon

10:20–11 a.m. Break

11–11:20 a.m. Equine Clinical Programs at MSU –Dr. Julie Strachota

11:20–11:40 a.m. Production Medicine Programs at MSU –Dr. Ángel Abuelo

11:40–noon Large Animal Clinical Sciences Research Chair Updates –Dr. Adam Moeser

Noon–12:30 p.m. Updates and Awards –Dr. Birgit Puschner, Dean of the College

12:30–1:30 p.m. Lunch

Afternoon Sessions

Equine Track: 911 Emergency—How Do We Respond? | Room A213

1:30–2:30 p.m. Equine Dystocia: The Ultimate Emergency –Dr. Ashley VanderBroek and others

2:30–3:30 p.m. “Nailing” the Approach to Acute Lameness –Dr. Amelia Munsterman and others

3:30–4 p.m. Break

4–5 p.m. Colic (GI?) Serenity: When to Wait, When to Refer, and How to Know the Difference –Dr. Lauren Bookbinder and others

Production Animal Track | Room A214

1:30–2 p.m. Improving Calf Immunity and Health –Dr. Ángel Abuelo

2–2:30 p.m. Understanding the Economic Impact of Mastitis Treatment Decisions –Dr. Pamela Ruegg

2:30–3 p.m. Gut Health: A Driver of Overall Health –Dr. Adam Moeser

3–3:30 p.m. Unboxing Artificial Intelligence –Dr. Madonna Benjamin

3:30–4 p.m. Break

4–4:30 p.m. Lipolysis Inhibition in Clinical Ketosis Therapeutics –Dr. Andres Contreras

4:30–5 p.m. Updates on Treating and Preventing Pinkeye –Dr. Annette O’Connor