Equine Medicine Club - UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine

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Equine Medicine Club 2008-2009 The UC Davis Student Chapter of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP)

Who Are We?  

The UC Davis Student Chapter of the AAEP (SCAAEP) Officers: – – – – – – – – –

Co-Presidents: Maria Collins and Koko Shishida (2010) Vice President: Tiffany Snell (2010) Treasurer: Cecile Coulon (2011) Wetlab Coordinators: Megan Burke and Georgette Shields (2010) Rounds Coordinators: Alison Hoffman and Jessica Wuoltee (2011) Colic Team Coordinator: Shane Nelson (2010) Foal Team Coordinator: Michaela Yelle (2011) Webmaster: Tomo Wiggans (2010) Faculty Advisor: Dr. Monica Aleman

Membership  EMC


– $5 at the beginning of the academic year  AAEP


– $35 – September 1st through August 31st – www.aaep.org

AAEP Membership   

AAEP Short Courses AAEP Annual Convention Opportunities in Equine Practice Seminar – Third year students – Labor Day Weekend

Purina Mills Equine Veterinary Conference – Fourth Year Students – October 17-19, 2008

Free subscription to equine publications – – –


Equus Magazine The Horse Magazine Compendium Equine

AAEP Avenues Externship and Internship Database Vet2vet Mentor Program


membership is required to be a member of any club which receives funding from SCAVMA  SCAVMA members receive many benefits, including: – Access to the Professional Development Fund (PDF) – Liability insurance for externships

EMC This Year  AAEP

Short Courses  EMC Symposium  UC Davis Horse Day  Continuing Education  Wetlabs  AAEP Annual Convention  Texas A&M Wetlab

AAEP Annual Convention

AAEP Annual Convention

AAEP Annual Convention

AAEP Annual Convention  The

Bad News This Year:  The Convention, which is being held in San Diego this year, falls during the same week as Fall Quarter finals (December 610)  Let me try to explain why this happened…

AAEP Annual Convention 

The AAEP Annual Convention is held beginning the first Sunday of December Because the first of December is a Monday this year, this means the Convention will occur a few days later than usual

AAEP Short Courses  Farrier

Short Course

– November 8  Dentistry

Short Course

– November 14-16  Emergency

and Disaster Preparedness Short Course – Date TBA

EMC Symposium  Saturday

May 16, 2008  A one-day educational event for the average horse owner.  Includes a morning of lectures on a variety of topics, a yummy lunch, a raffle, and three or four wet labs in the afternoon.  Individuals, Pony Clubs, 4H groups.

Continuing Education


Texas A&M Wetlab 

January 24, 2009 at Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine Four one-hour wetlabs, lunch presentation and career fair Cost is $50 plus transportation and housing

Wet Lab Topics: – – – – – – – – – –

Lameness Arthroscopy Dentistry Field Anesthesia Critical Care Abdominal Exploratory Ophthalmology Laceration Repair Joint Injection … and many more!

How to Get Involved  Come

to rounds!  Other clubs!  Large Animal Treatment Crew  Colic Team  Foal Team  Rural Area Veterinary Service

Rounds  Rounds,

with EMC or any other club, is a great way to strengthen your clinical knowledge and anchor what you learn in class to real life.

Other UCD SVM Clubs           

FARM Club Llama and Alpaca Club Veterinary Emergency Response Team Student Chapter of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Student Chapter of the Veterinary Emergency an