North CarolinaAcademy of Small Animal Medicine

N.C.'s First Online Academy of Small Animal Medicine

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Our Next Event: March 4, 2020


LEGAL AND MANAGEMENT Charlotte Lacroix, DVM, JD, Veterinary Business Advisors, Inc TOPICS: Succession Planning, Corporate Consolidation and Competing with Corporate; HR Dilemmas in the Practice; Hot Topics and Managing Risk in Veterinary Medicine Sponsored by CareCredit and Trupanion VETERINARY TECHNICIAN APPRECIATION DAY AND JOB FAIR

Welcome to the NCASAM website! This association of veterinarians, formed in 1970, is a non-profit organization whose purpose and objectives includes the advancement of the individual's skills and knowledge of small animal medicine and surgery through post-graduate study; the promotion of the highest standards of veterinary medicine and services; and the promotion of fellowship opportunities for veterinarians with similar interests.

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Upcoming Events

April 1, 2020


GASTROENTEROLOGY Joerg M. Steiner,, Dr.Med.Vet, PhD, DACVIM, DECVIM-CA,AGAF University Distinguished Professor at Texas A&M – Small Animal Medicine, Dr. Mark Morris Chair in Small Animal Medicine Gastroenterology and Nutrition and Director of Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Author and international lecturer. TOPICS: Approach to Diagnosis and Management of Dogs and Cats with Chronic Diarrhea – the basics and advanced work-up, Small Intestinal Dysbiosis, Diagnosis for Liver Disease, Diagnosis and Management for Pancreatitis, Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency. Sponsored by NUTRAMAX LABORATORIES VETERINARY SCIENCES, INC.

May 6, 2020


UROLOGY/NEPHROLOGY Mark J. Acierno, DVM, MBA, DACVIM, Chair and Professor, Department of Medicine, Midwestern University TOPICS: There is Nothing “Cute” about Acute Kidney Injury, Help! Help! I Can’t Pee, Improving the Quality of Life for Cats with Chronic Kidney Disease, Now How Do We Turn Off This Spigot? Hypertension New Drugs, New Recommendations and What’s Really in the New ACVIM Consensus Statement, Nephrotoxicosis, Leptospirosis, and Protein Losing Nephropathy Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim

September 2, 2020


INTERNAL MEDICINE – Emergency and Critical Care Michael Schaer, DVM, DACVIM, DACVECC, Professor Emeritus and Adjunct Professor in Emergency and Critical Care, University of Florida, Author and International lecturer Topics: Diabetic Phenomena, Pulmonary Alveolar Disorders in the Dog and Cat, Critical Care Case Rounds, The Most Common Questions Asked about Pit Viper Envenomation, Thyroid Emergencies in the Dog and Cat, Why Acute Pancreatitis Can Be Such a Disaster, A Picture is Worth 1000 Words. Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim

October 7, 2020


ONCOLOGY – 5 HOURS CE CREDITS Jennifer Arthur, DVM, Radiation and Medical Oncology - Triangle Veterinary Referral Hospitals. Sponsored by Triangle Veterinary Referral Hospitals CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE ABUSE – 2 HOURS CE CREDITS Joseph Jordan, PhD, CEO North Carolina Physicians Health Program, North Carolina Veterinary Health Program (Meets NCVMB requirements for 2021 license renewal

November 4, 2020


INTERNAL MEDICINE Katharine Lunn, BCMS, MS, PhD, DACVIM, Associate Professor at NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine

December 2, 2020



Please be advised that, despite the fact that the Academy has already posted notes for the speakers for this upcoming meeting, speakers are infrequently subject to change due to emergencies or other circumstances beyond the Academy's control. While last-minute speaker changes are rare, the Academy does not guarantee in any way that any particular speaker will actually speak at the upcoming meeting.