AAEP Convention

Big Data And Veterinary Medicine: As Veterinarians Get Busier, Finding Balance Becomes More Important

Veterinary medicine takes many cues from human medicine – diagnostic tools, information about bones and tissue behavior, new drugs. According to one renowned internal medicine specialist and author, there’s something else veterinarians should take away from their counterparts in human medicine: a warning. Dr. Abraham Verghese, vice chairman for the theory and practice of medicine […]

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More Than 5,100 Gather For American Association Of Equine Practitioners Convention In San Francisco

With a focus on practical knowledge and skills, cutting-edge treatments and advanced diagnostics, the American Association of Equine Practitioners’ 64th Annual Convention drew 5,156 veterinary professionals, students, guests and exhibitors from 45 countries to San Francisco, Calif., Dec. 1–5. The meeting offered 127.5 hours of continuing education across all aspects of equine medicine, including dentistry, […]

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Robotic Imaging System Could Be New Wave, New Cost Savings

At the center of a display space at the recent American Association of Equine Practitioners Convention stood a life-sized, fiberglass horse with enormous robotic tentacles zooming around it, holding plates and lenses. Computer screens behind the fiberglass horse sprang to life, drawing colorful models of what the inside of a living animal’s spine or legs […]

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Commentary: The Problem Of The Inject Now, Ask Questions Later (Maybe) Mentality

This year marked my third trip to the annual convention of the American Association of Equine Practitioners, where I had the opportunity to sit in on a “rounds” meeting of the AAEP Racing Committee. The convention is a great opportunity to listen to both formally-presented new research and casual shop talk among veterinarians in open […]

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MSU’s Manfredi Awarded EQUUS Foundations Research Fellow Grant

Dr. Jane Marie Manfredi, DVM, MS, Sipl. ACVS, a doctoral candidate at Michigan State University, was awarded the 2015 EQUUS Foundation Research Fellow, lauding her research on risk factors of equine metabolic syndrome (EMS) at this week’s 61st annual AAEP Convention in Las Vegas, NV. Founded in 2011, the $5,000 fellow award is supported in […]

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