AVMA Convention 2017 in Indianapolis, Indiana

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American Veterinary Medical Association
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An experienced veterinarian, Dr. Jennifer Creed also breeds and rescues Ragdoll cats. She is often invited to speak at cat shows to share her expertise on purebred felines. Dr. Jennifer Creed is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).

Founded in 1863, the nonprofit AVMA represents more than 89,000 veterinarian members, serving as the united voice for the profession. The AVMA Convention 2017 takes place July 21-25 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. The convention caters to veterinarians of all interests, featuring lectures delivered by acknowledge experts, responsive sessions, hands-on laboratories, and the opportunity to network with fellow practitioners.

With over 700 education sessions arranged in nine content tracks, attendees can earn more than 40 CE hours. The exhibit hall features the latest products in the field. A “live” veterinary clinic will allow participants to experience how these cutting-edge products work in an actual clinical setting and help veterinarians decide if the products are appropriate for their practices.

The keynote speaker is professor and National Geographic explorer Paul Sereno. His talk will include topics on paleontology, ancient DNA, and the latest developments in genetics.


American Veterinary Medical Association Hosts Annual Conference

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American Veterinary Medical Association
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With more than 15 years of experience working in emergency veterinary medicine, Dr. Jennifer Creed most recently worked at Emergency Veterinary Services in Lisle, Illinois. Since 1993, Dr. Jennifer Creed has maintained membership with the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).

Established in 1863, the AVMA is a nonprofit organization that represents more than 88,000 veterinarians. It advocates for its members and seeks to improve the practice of veterinary medicine. The AVMA also serves as the accrediting body for more than 45 veterinary colleges.

One of the ways the AVMA is able to reach out to its members is through its annual convention. This year’s conference was held on August 5 – 9, 2016, in San Antonio, Texas. The annual convention features a variety of exhibitors, all showcasing their products, equipment, and services for those interested in veterinary medicine and care. In addition, the convention typically offers hands-on labs, lectures, and interactive sessions, so members can learn first-hand about trends in the industry. Attendees also have an opportunity to fulfill continuing education (CE) requirements and network with others. The 2017 convention is scheduled for July 21 – 25 in Indianapolis, Indiana.