Florida Keys Islamorada - The Cheeca Lodge

December 07 - 09, 2017

Dr. Phillip Fox ACVIM/ECVIM Cardiology and ACVECC Critical Care

Dr. Philip Fox is certified by the American and European Colleges of Veterinary Internal Medicine and the American Collagen of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care. He is also Director of the Caspary Research Institute of the Animal Medical Center, Director of Educational Outreach, and Head of Cardiology. He received a BS degree from Marietta Ohio, and MSc and DVM degrees from the Ohio State University. He completed an internship in medicine and surgery, as well as a cardiology residency, at the Animal Medical Center in NY City. Dr. Fox is a well-recognized international speaker, has given more than 1000 hours of continuing education lecture, and has received numerous honors including awards including TNAVC Speaker of the Year, an award from the Ohio State University as Distinguished Alumnus, and an award of merit bestowed by the City of NY for work done with search and rescue dogs during 9/11. He has published extensively including two cardiology textbooks, more than 150 peer-reviewed journal articles and scientific abstracts, and has been a co-founding editor of The Journal of Veterinary Cardiology and for Seminars in Veterinary Medicine and Surgery (Small Animal). Research interests include congestive heart failure, feline and canine cardiomyopathies, evidence based medicine, and cardiovascular pathology.

Topics

1. History and Physical Examination Made Easy- Clinical Correlates
2. History and Physical Examination Made Easy- Videos and Discussions
3. Thoracic Imaging of the coughing and dyspneic dog and cats. Part I
4. Thoracic Imaging of the coughing and dyspneic dog and cats. Part II
5. Heart Disease in the Cat- How to Diagnose
6. Heart Failure in the Dog- Staging and Monitoring
7. Critical Arrhythmias

 

Dr. Ann Hohenhaus ACVIM Internal Medicine and Oncology

Dr. Ann Hohenhaus is a third generation veterinarian who received a BS from St. Mary's College of Maryland, with honors, Phi Beta Kappa and her DVM from Cornell University.  She has achieved American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine board certification in both Oncology and Small Animal Internal Medicine.  In 2014, Dr. Hohenhaus was honored by the Foundation for Biomedical Research with a DeBakey Award for Excellence in Journalism for “Dogs Go To Bat Against Lou Gehrig’s Disease”.   She is a certified member of the American Society of Veterinary Journalists.

Dr. Hohenhaus practices veterinary medicine The Animal Medical Center.  She has written extensively on oncology and hematology and is listed as an author on 35 publications in the disciplines of oncology, internal medicine and transfusion medicine, including: squamous cell carcinoma, soft tissue sarcoma, mast cell tumors, melanoma, exocrine pancreatic insufficiency, and anemia.  She is the author of sixteen veterinary textbook chapters with three more currently in press.

Dr. Hohenhaus serves as the hospital’s spokesperson and speaking to national media outlets about issues related to veterinary medicine.  She writes a pet owner educational blog for The AMC  and is a member of the scientific advisory board for Vetstreet.com as well as a regular author at Vetstreet.com.  She served as a blogger for WebMD and has created content for publications such as Ladies Home Journal and Real Simple Magazine. Dr. Hohenhaus lectures nationally and internationally on small animal oncology and hematology, most recently in the Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Cape Town, South Africa.

Topics

1. Does this patient have cancer?
2. Chemotherapy of solid tumors: osteosarcoma, hemangiosarcoma and TVT
3. The five chemotherapy agents I can’t without and you shouldn’t either
4. Pancreatic and hepatic tumors: diagnosis and management
5. Talking to cat owner about lymphoma treatment
6. Making sense of lymphoma diagnostics
7. When should I submit the immunohistochemistry recommended by my pathologist?
8. Advanced Imaging in Oncology Patients
9. Management of Thyroid Tumors in Dogs and Cats
10. Small Cell Gastrointestinal Lymphoma in Cats
11. Doc, what happens if I don’t treat this tumor?
12. Not Cushing’s Disease: diagnosis and management of adrenal tumors in the dog and cat
13. Evidence based management of canine soft tissue sarcomas
14. Prevention and management of chemotherapy toxicity

The Cheeca Lodge

Call in: (305) 664-4651
Referring Code/Group Name: Vet Vacation CE
Room Rate: Avg nightly rate of $245 plus taxes and resort fees

December 6th and 7th Wednesday and Thursday the rate is $189

December 9th Friday the rate is $359 

Accommodations are limited at this special rate. Please book and register early!

Arrangements have been made so you can extend your vacation a day before or after your destination seminar at the same rate as long as rooms are available at the property.

 

Getting There

Distance from Airport:  1 hr 20 minutes from Miami International Airport (MIA)
Distance from Airport:  40 minutes from Florida Keys Marathon International Airport (MTH)

 

Lecture Schedule

December 7
Registration 12noon-1pm
Lecture 1pm-6pm
Cocktail Hour with Hors d’oeuvres 6:30pm-7:30pm

December 8
Breakfast 7am-8 am
Lecture 8am-1pm

December 9
Breakfast 7am-8am
Lecture 8am-1pm

Register

Early Bird Fee (booked 90 days ahead): $725
Regular Fee (booked less than 90 days ahead of time) : $795

 

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