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June 18 – 20, 2017
Annual MDVMA Summer Conference will take place from June 18 – 20, 2017. Details and registration info to follow.
November 10 – 12, 2017
The 2017 Potomac Regional Veterinary Conference offers up to 18 hours of small animal, equine and public practice continuing education. The conference will also offer up to 7 hours of practice management sessions on Friday and up to 7 hours of technician sessions on Saturday.
As you may know, the MDVMA is a proud Associate Member of Partners for Healthy Pets (PHP) and we are very pleased to announce a collaborative program between PHP, Veterinary Medical Association Executives (VMAE) and our association to implement the concept of forward...read more
Forward booking is the path to healthier pets and healthier practices – and 45 VMAE members are partnering to advocate for implementation of forward booking by veterinary practices.read more
May 18, 2017
If you are a practitioner of small animal or equine veterinary medicine, this is a premier opportunity for continuing education, business information and networking. There are also educational opportunities for technicians, farriers and students.
The FARM program is nothing new to dairy practitioners but it may be new to some of you. The FARM (Farmers Assuring Responsible Management) program is an effort by dairymen, co-operatives and processors to establish guidelines and best practices for the well-being of...read more
By Dr. Michael W. Radebaugh, VMD A very contagious and infectious poultry disease known as avian influenza could be coming our way. Over the last two years, a very virulent strain of avian influenza, especially one deadly to turkeys and table-egg chickens has caused...read more
Written by: Dr. Caroline Faust, DVM and Dr. Elizabeth B. Strand, LCSW In a recent article published in JAVMA, Nett et al. (2016) found that membership in a veterinary medical association is positively correlated with less mental illness and suicidal ideation. The...read more
By Dr. Matthew Keats Drs. Roa, Jeyakumar, Burgess, and I would like to thank the attendees and sponsors Elanco, AVMA Life, and Sandy Spring Bank for their participation in the MDVMA Wound Reconstruction lab. From the presenters' perspective this is an ideal format for...read more
A Student’s Perspective on the 2016 AVMA Legislative Fly-In By Christina Betta They always tell you to avoid religion and politics but three weeks ago, I broke that rule and attended the 2016 AVMA Legislative Fly-In. Some may wonder what ever possessed me to visit the...read more
Karen L. Meidenbauer, DVM MPH Animal disease surveillance is gaining importance and visibility across the public health community as concerns about zoonotic diseases rise. However, through research I conducted in early 2016 as part of the practicum for my Master in...read more
Dakota, a 10-year old castrated male Border Collie, was presented for emergency evaluation and treatment for intermittent right-sided epistaxis of 5 days duration, severe anemia, and ultrasonographic findings of a splenic mass with multiple target-like splenic and...read more