Washington DC - Embassy Suites DC Convention Center

April 19 - 21, 2018

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.


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.


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

Embassy Suites DC Convention Center

Call in: (202)719-1420
Referring Code/Group Name: Vet Vacation CE
Room Rate: King room $209 for single or double occupancy plus taxes $20 additional for each additional person; Two Double beds $219 for single or double occupancy plus taxes $20 additional for each additional person

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

Arrangements have been made so you can extend your vacation before or after your VetVacationCE Destination seminar at a discounted rate as long as rooms are available at the property.  You must book early! This property will sell out.  If you need rooms outside the seminar blocked nights of 4/19-4/21 you must call the hotel directly at 202-719-1420 and mention VetVacationCE to see what is the best rate they can offer you.


Getting There

Lecture Schedule

April 19
Registration 12:30pm-1pm
Lecture 1pm-6pm
Cocktail Hour with Hors d’oeuvres 6:30pm-7:30pm

April 20
Breakfast 7am-8 am
Lecture 8am-1pm

April 21
Breakfast 7am-8am
Lecture 8am-1pm


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


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