Continuing Education
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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 and events made possible with the support of various companies in the veterinary industry.

January 9, 2014 - Blacksburg, VA

The 4th Annual Equine & Food Animal Conference for Veterinarians

Morning Equine Sessions:

  • Dr. Chris Byron
    Local Anesthesia Considerations for MRI of Distal Limbs
  • Dr. Julie McGhee Settlage
    Intrasynovial Anesthesia Techniques for Distal Limbs
  • Dr. Linda Dahlgren
    How to Incorporate Regenerative Medicine Therapies Into Your Practice
  • Dr. R. Scott Pleasant
    Insulin Dysregulation and PPID: Current Testing Recommendations
  • Travis Burns
    New Techniques in Equine Podiatry

Afternoon Equine Sessions:

  • Dr. Julie Cecere
    Update on Equine Theriogenology in General Practice
  • Dr. Brandy Burgess
    Biosecurity for Equine Practice
  • Dr. Katie Wilson
    Pharmacy and Compounding Rules Clarified
  • Dr. Virginia
    ACVIM Update


Afternoon Food Animal Sessions:

  • Dr. Sherrie Clark-Deener
    Advanced Reproduction Techniques in Swine and Small Ruminant-Including Ultrasound
  • Dr. Hollie Schramm
    Pre and Post-Weaning Health Issues in Lambs and Kids
  • Dr. Bill Gilsenan
    Updates in Medication Use in Food Animals

This event will be held at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine.

Optional tours of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital will be available.

There is no cost to attend this Continuing Education for veterinarians.
Contact Amy Winemiller at 540-231-5825 or for more information

Contact Hours: This event is equivalent to 6 CE contact hours.

January 23, 2014 - Staunton, VA

What's Happening in Beef Cattle Reproduction?
by William Dee Whittier, DVM, MS

Mechanical Lameness in Horses and
Orthopedic Emergencies

by Chris Byron, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVS

  • Location:
    Hometown Grill and Buffet
    Staunton, Virginia
  • Registration: Contact Amy Winemiller at 540-231-5825 or
  • Details: Mid-day lecture, 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    This event is equivalent to 1.5 CE contact hours.