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Internal Medicine 2016

Sat, October 08, 2016 - Sun, October 09, 2016

The 2016 Inpatient Medicine CE conference will focus on updates in the diagnosis and management of conditions pertinent to caring for hospitalized patients in a general practice setting.  A total of 15 CE hours will be provided, with UGA clinicians discussing topics related to internal medicine, minimally invasive interventional techniques, emergency medicine, ophthalmology, and neurology.  Two hours of LEAP training will be offered to assist in meeting Georgia State Board license renewal requirements.  Additionally, an interactive “Ask the specialist” round table session will be offered for practitioners to bring challenging cases or clinical questions for discussion in a small group setting.

This program will be held at the new Veterinary Educational Center, 2200 College Station Rd., Athens, GA

Event Agenda

Saturday, October 8th, 2016

8:00-8:30 Registration and Breakfast
8:30-9:20 Respiratory emergencies in cats
-Ben Brainard
9:20-10:10 Inflammatory airway diseases of dogs & cats
-Andrew Bugbee
10:10-10:30 Refreshment Break
10:30-11:20 Updates in tracheal collapse management
-Tracy Hill
11:20-12:10 Cystolithiasis diagnosis & management
-Tracy Hill
12:10-1:10 Lunch
1:10-2:00 Canine Influenza, what we know
-Danielle Dunn
2:00-2:50 LEAP Communication within the healthcare team
-Jo Smith
2:50-3:00 Refreshment Break
3:00-3:50 LEAP Managing team conflict
-Jo Smith
3:50-4:40 Medicine Clinical Vignettes
-Carley Allen/Max Parkanzky

 

Sunday, October 9th, 2016

8:00-8:30 Registration and Breakfast
8:30-9:20 Updates on meningoencephalitis of unknown etiology
-Renee Barber
9:20-10:10; Hypertension diagnosis & management
-Bianca Lourenco
10:10-10:30 Refreshment Break
10:30-11:20 Ophthalmic exam techniques & interpretation
The Anterior Segment-Kate Myrna
11:20-12:10 Ophthalmic exam techniques & interpretation
The Ocular Fundus-Katie Diehl
12:10-1:10 Lunch
1:10-2:00 Updates in Veterinary CPR
-Selena Lane
2:00-2:50 Georgia snake envenomations, oh my!
-Selena Lane
2:50-3:40 Ask a specialist round table discussion
-Andrew Bugbee + others

Event Fees

TWO-Day Registration
(15 CE hours includes 2 hours LEAP)
$300.00
Saturday Only
(8 CE hours includes 2 hours LEAP)
$165.00
Sunday Only
(7 CE hours)
$149.00

Event Sponsors

Event Speakers

Amie Koenig, DVM, DACVIM (SAMS), DACVECC

Dr. Koenig is an Associate Professor of Emergency and Critical Care in the Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at the University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine. She received her DVM from North Carolina State University. She then did and internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at Angell Memorial Animal Hospital. Dr. Koenig also did a residency in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at Texas A&M University. Before, her current position, she was an Assistant Professor of Small Animal Internal Medicine.




Andrew Bugbee, DVM, DACVIM

Dr. Bugbee is Clinical Assistant Professor in Small Animal Medicine. He did his undergraduate studies at Texas A&M University and received his DVM from the University of Georgia. He also did his residency in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at the University of Georgia.




Tracy Hill, DVM, DACVIM, PhD, MRCVS, DECVIM-CA

Tracy attended undergraduate training at the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor’s in Biology. She then obtained a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Minnesota in 2005. After completing an internship and small animal internal medicine residency training at North Carolina State University, she was awarded a Diplomate in Small Animal Internal Medicine from ACVIM. After completing specialty training, Tracy obtained a PhD in gastrointestinal physiology from North Carolina State University. For her research, she developed an ex vivo model of acid injury to canine gastric mucosa using the Ussing chamber system to study gastrointestinal permeability.




Danielle Dunn, DVM

Dr. Dunn is a current resident for Internal Medicine at the University of Georgia.




Jo Smith, MS, VetMB, PhD, DACVIM

Dr. Jo Smith received her veterinary degree from the University of Cambridge in 1997. After a year in private practice she returned to Cambridge to complete a PhD in immunology. This was followed by internships at Davies White Veterinary Specialists, UK, and Purdue University, before her residency in small animal internal medicine at the University of Tennessee. She has worked at the University of Tennessee as a Clinical Instructor and lectured in veterinary endocrinology at the University of Nottingham, UK. She became board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Small Animal Internal Medicine) in 2007. In January 2009, she joined the University of Georgia.




Carley Allen

Carley Allen is a Veterinary Medicine Assistant for Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at the University of Georgia.




Max Parkanzky, DVM MS

Dr. Parkanzky works in the Veterinary Parasitology Diagnostics department at Purdue University. He did his undergraduate studies in Animal Sciences at Michigan State University. He received his DVM and MS from Purdue University.




Renee Barber, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)

Renee Barber, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (Neurology)

Dr. Barber is an Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery, University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine.
Neurology Residency, 2012- 2015, University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine
PhD, 2011, University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine
DVM, 2007, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine




Bianca Lourenco, DVM, MSc

Dr. Lourenco is a resident in the Internal Medicine Department at the University of Georgia.




Kate Myrna, DVM, MS, DACVO

Dr. Kate Myrna has a BA from Vassar College and received her DVM from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 2004. She completed a 1-year internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at Western College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan, and went on to complete a 1-year specialty internship under the mentorship of Dr. Nancy Cottrill in Small Animal Ophthalmology at Angell Animal Medical Center – Western New England. Dr. Myrna then completed a Residency in Comparative Ophthalmology and obtained a Master of Science in Comparative Biomedical Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.




Katie Diehl, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVO

Dr. Diehl received her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin. She then did her rotating internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at the University of Georgia. Apart from the internship, she also received her DVM and MS from the University of Georiga.




Selena Lane, DVM

Dr. Lane is an Emergency and Critical Care Resident at the University of Georgia. She received her DVM from North Carolina State University.




Contact Information

Contact: Melissa Kilpatrick
Email: melissak@uga.edu
Phone:

Event Location

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Event Hotels

Holiday Inn 197 East Broad Street, Athens, GA 706-549-4433
Holiday Inn Express  513 West Broad Street, Athens, GA  * 706-546-8122 
Georgia Center Hotel 1197 South Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA  * 800.884.1381
Hilton Garden Inn 390 Washington Street, Athens, GA  * 706.363.9948 
The Hotel Indigo 500 College Avenue, Athens, GA * 706.546.0430 
Courtyard by Marriott  166 North Finley Street, Athens, GA  * 706.369.7000 
Springhill Suites  3500 Daniells Bridge Road, Athens, GA 30606
Block Code: vmbvmba(two queen beds) or vmbvmbb(one king bed)

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