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PAC 2015 Educational Program


Below you'll find the Penn Annual Conference lecture schedule including times, topics and speakers.

Please note: The program grids will be updated as more details become available regarding each session and speaker.



 Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Time Dermatology
Emergency & Critical Care
Exotic Companion Animal Medicine
Veterinary Technician
Equine Medicine
Food Animal
8:00am-9:00am
  • Diagnostics for Dermatologic Cases
  • Dr. David Duclos (Animal Skin & Allergy Clinic)
  • Dr. Elisa Mazzeferro (Cornell Univ.)
  • Dr. Leigh Clayton (National Aquarium)
 
  • No Pain, No Gain? The Physiology of Pain and Assessment in Small Animals
  • David Liss, RVT (Vet Training & Consulting, Inc.)
 
  • Speaker TBD
  • Speaker TBD
9:15am-10:15am
  • How to Work Up a Prutitic Dog
  • Dr. David Duclos (Animal Skin & Allergy Clinic)
  • Dr. Elisa Mazzeferro (Cornell Univ.)

  • Dr. Leigh Clayton (National Aquarium)

 
  • Morphine, Fentanyl, Methadone... Oh My!
  • David Liss, RVT (Vet Training & Consulting, Inc.)

 
  • Speaker TBD

  • Speaker TBD
10:45am-11:45am
  • Update on Canine Atopy
  • Dr. David Duclos (Animal Skin & Allergy Clinic)
  • Dr. Elisa Mazzeferro (Cornell Univ.)

  • Dr. Leigh Clayton (National Aquarium)
 
  • Inflammation Is a Pain! Block It With NSAIDS!
  • David Liss, RVT (Vet Training & Consulting, Inc.)


 
  • Speaker TBD

  • Speaker TBD
12:00pm-1:00pm
  • Pododermatitis: Part 1
  • Dr. David Duclos (Animal Skin & Allergy Clinic) 

  • Dr. Elisa Mazzeferro (Cornell Univ.)


  • Dr. Leigh Clayton (National Aquarium)
 
  • Putting It All Together: Creating a Pain Management Plan
  • David Liss, RVT (Vet Training & Consulting, Inc.)
  • Speaker TBD
 
  • Speaker TBD
1:00pm-2:15pmKeynote Presentation and Luncheon / Speaker: Dr. Valarie Tynes, President-Elect - American College of Veterinary Behaviorists
  Dermatology
Emergency & Critical Care
Behavior
Veterinary TechnicianEquine Medicine Food Animal
2:15pm-3:15pm
  • Pododermatitis: Part 2
  • Dr. David Duclos (Animal Skin & Allergy Clinic) 
  • Dr. Erica Reineke (Penn Vet) 
  • Topic: Exotic Animal Behavior
  • Dr. Valarie Tynes (President-Elect, ACVB) 
 
  • Triage STAT: Emergency Approach to the Trauma Patient
  • Dr. Elisa Mazzeferro (Cornell Univ.)

 
  • Speaker TBD
 
  • Speaker TBD

3:45pm-4:45pm
  • CO2 Laser in Dermatology: Part 1
  • Dr. David Duclos (Animal Skin & Allergy Clinic) 
  • Dr. Deb Silverstein (Penn Vet)
  • Topic: Exotic Animal Behavior
  • Dr. Valarie Tynes (President-Elect, ACVB)
  • Parvoviral Enteritis: What's New?
  • Dr. Elisa Mazzeferro (Cornell Univ.)
 
  • Speaker TBD
 
  • Speaker TBD
5:00pm-6:00pm
  • CO2 Laser in Dermatology: Part 2
  • Dr. David Duclos (Animal Skin & Allergy Clinic) 
  • Dr. Dana Clarke (Penn Vet)
  • Topic: Exotic Animal Behavior
  • Dr. Valarie Tynes (President-Elect, ACVB)
  • Speaker TBD

  • Speaker TBD

 
  • Speaker TBD

 Thursday, March 12, 2015
Time Ophthalmology
Endocrinology
Surgery
Veterinary Technician
Equine Medicine
Food Animal
8:00am-9:00am
  • Red Eye in Dogs: So Many Diseases, So Little Time!
  • Dr. Gillian McLellan (Univ. of Wisconsin)
  • Dr. Chen Gilor (Ohio State)

  • Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery: What Procedures are Possible for Today's Patients?
  • Dr. Jeff Runge (Penn Vet)
 
  • Acquisition and Basic Interpretation of ECG
  • Ed Durham, CVT (Univ. of Missouri)
  • Speaker TBD
  • Speaker TBD
9:15am-10:15am
  • Glaucoma: How Do You Recognize It? Why Does It Happen? What Can You Do?
  • Dr. Gillian McLellan (Univ. of Wisconsin)
  • Dr. Chen Gilor (Ohio State)
  • Minimally Invasive Abdominal Surgery: What Procedures are Possible for Today's Patients?
  • Dr. Jeff Runge (Penn Vet)
 
  • Do You Hear What I Hear?
  • Ed Durham, CVT (Univ. of Missouri)
  • Speaker TBD

  • Speaker TBD

10:45am-11:45am
  • Ophthalmic Imaging: Seeing the Unseen
  • Dr. Gillian McLellan (Univ. of Wisconsin)
  • Dr. Chen Gilor (Ohio State)
  • Topic: Cranial Cruciate Disease 
  • Dr. Kim Agnello (Penn Vet)  
 
  • A Review of Congenital Heart Conditions
  • Ed Durham, CVT (Univ. of Missouri)

  • Speaker TBD
  • Speaker TBD
12:00pm-1:00pm
  • Understanding the Fundus: Is THAT Normal?
  • Dr. Gillian McLellan (Univ. of Wisconsin)
  • Dr. Chen Gilor (Ohio State)
  • Topic: Non-Surgical Options or Treatments for OA
  • Dr. Cara Blake (Penn Vet)  
 
  • My Dog's Bad Teeth Gave Him Heart Disease
  • Ed Durham, CVT (Univ. of Missouri)
  • Speaker TBD
  • Speaker TBD
  Ophthalmology
EndocrinologySurgeryVeterinary Technician
Equine Medicine Food Animal
2:15pm-3:15pm
  • Dr. William Crumley (Penn Vet)
  • Dr. Chen Gilor (Ohio State)
  • Topic: Urinary Tract Surgery
  • Dr. Lilly Aronson (Penn Vet) 

  • Ali O'Rourke, CVT (Penn Vet)

  • Speaker TBD
 
  • Speaker TBD

3:45pm-4:45pm
  • Dr. William Crumley (Penn Vet)
  • Dr. Rebecka Hess (Penn Vet) 
  • Topic: Urinary Tract Interventional Radiology
  • Dr. Dana Clarke (Penn Vet)
 
  • Speaker TBD
  • Speaker TBD
 
  • Speaker TBD

5:00pm-6:00pm
  • Dr. William Crumley (Penn Vet)

  • Dr. Rebecka Hess (Penn Vet) 
  • Topic: Hemodialysis
  • Dr. JD Foster (Penn Vet)
 
  • Speaker TBD

  • Speaker TBD
 
  • Speaker TBD