DEAR COLLEAGUES: PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT
AND RESPOND TO THIS CALL FOR CASES
AAZV 19th Annual
Zoo & Wildlife Pathology Workshop 2012
Co-sponsored by the CL Davis, D.V.M. Foundation
& University of California, Davis, CA
This all day workshop will be held on Sunday, October 21, 2012 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM in Oakland, California. Featured will be case presentations of classic or new entities of zoo and wildlife species.
The pathology topic this year is “The coolest case I’ve seen in the last few years”. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Patricia Pesavento from the School of Veterinary Medicine University of California Davis, who’s talk “Investigations beyond the microscope” will cover frontiers in pathogen discovery and expanding diagnostic capabilities. Dr. Pesavento is an engaging and entertaining speaker working at the cutting edge of pathogen discovery in several species, including wildlife.
If you wish to present a case, please email Linda Lowenstine (firstname.lastname@example.org) and cc. Dalen Agnew (email@example.com) and Bruce Rideout (firstname.lastname@example.org) with a brief description of the case by July 20, 2012. The cases will be reviewed and 15 cases will be selected for presentation at the Workshop. Those applicants with chosen cases will be notified by email within the following week.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR CASES SELECTED
1. 5 replicate H&E slides plus 2 unstained are required. PLEASE limit slides to one piece of tissue with the lesion to facilitate Aperio® scanning for DVD production. Send by August 17, 2012 to:
Dr. Linda J. Lowenstine
Vet Med: PMI
University of California, Davis
One Shields Ave
Davis, CA 95616-5270
2. Please prepare your 2 to 3 page write up in Microsoft Word (NOT pdf files) using the following headings on institutional letter head and send via email to Dr. Lowenstine by August 24, 2011:
Page 1 CONTRIBUTOR(S)/ INSTITUTION: SIGNALMENT: HISTORY: GROSS FINDINGS:
Page 2 and 3. HISTOPATHOLOGIC FINDINGS: MORPHOLOGIC/ETIOLOGIC DIAGNOSIS: DISCUSSION: REFERENCES: ACKNOWLEDGMENTS:
The syllabus from the case writeups should be available after September 22, 2012 and can be downloaded from the CL Davis DVM Foundation website at: http://www.cldavis.org/syllabi.html
A DVD with the histologic case findings and syllabus will be distributed to all presenters and registered attendees.
Cost for this full day workshop: $150 ($90 for veterinary students), which includes DVD, handouts and refreshments. All participants must register for this course.
If you are not a member of AAZV and wish to participate in or attend this Workshop, please email Dr. Robert Hilsenroth, RhilsenrothAAZV@aol.com for a registration package, or you may download the information from WWW.aazv.org starting in July.
Remember that you are welcome to attend the Workshop even if you have not submitted a case.
AAZV & CL Davis DVM Foundation websites will be updated periodically for further details as they unfold.