Continuing Education

Our continuing education programs are available to veterinarians and veterinary technicians who want to stay apprised of the latest diagnostic and therapeutic techniques available to the profession.

Upcoming Lectures and Events

Our faculty provide continuing education lectures at regional Veterinary Medical Association conferences as well as lunch and dinner lectures, which are often made possible with the support of various companies in the veterinary industry.

2nd Annual Small Animal Summer Conference for Veterinarians

August 19, 2016, 8:15 a.m.

The conference will be held in Blacksburg, Virginia and interactive remote viewing locations will be available at the Avrum Gudelsky Veterinary Center in College Park, Maryland and the Marion DuPont Scott Equine Medical Center in Leesburg, Virginia. Catered lunch will be served at all locations.

Seats are now SOLD OUT in Blacksburg. Seats are still available in Leesburg and College Park.

Morning Lectures

  • Canine Heart Failure: Current Therapy
    by Jonathan Abbott , DVM, Diplomate ACVIM
  • Radiology of the Spine
    by Kemba Clapp, DVM, Diplomate ACVR
  • Hot Topics in Nutrition
    by Megan Shepherd, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVN

Afternoon Lectures

  • Update on Corneal Ulcerations: How, Why & What to do
    by Phil Pickett, DVM, Diplomate ACVO
  • Updates on Feline Hyperthyroidism: Diagnosis & Management
    by Stefanie DeMonaco, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVIM
  • Paradigm Shifts in Feline Epilepsy
    by John Rossmeisl, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVIM: Internal Medicine and Neurology

Conference Location

Interactive Remote Viewing Locations


  • There is no cost to attend this event. Catered lunch will be served at all locations.
  • Due to space limitations, seating is limited to 125 veterinarians at our Blacksburg location, and those seats are now SOLD OUT. Seats are still available at our remote viewing locations in Leesburg and College Park.
  • The registration deadline is August 10, 2016.
  • Register Online or contact Dr. Doug Graham at 540-231-5825 or


This event is equivalent to 6 CE contact hours.

2016 Potomac Regional Veterinary Conference

November 4 – 6, 2016
Omni Shoreham
Washington, DC

The 2016 Potomac Regional Veterinary Conference offers up to 18 hours of small animal, equine and public practice continuing education in each track. The conference also offers a one-day Technician track, offering up to 7 hours of CE.

VA-MD Vet Med faculty and alumni presenting at the conference include:

The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine proudly plays an integral part in this collaborative CE conference with our regional partner VMAs. Some of the conference proceeds directly benefit students through scholarships, as well as supporting our partner VMAs directly.


  • Register online
  • View the registration brochure