On-Demand Resources from Fall 2022 ULAM Faculty Vet Check-In Meetings Now Available

October 6, 2022

Laptop and file download icon with text reading Now Available: On-Demand Resources from Fall 2022 Vet Check-In MeetingsTo help keep the research community apprised of important updates and changes impacting animal care and use at the University of Michigan, ULAM Faculty Veterinarians hosted virtual Vet Check-In Meetings in September 2022. 

If you were unable to attend a meeting and would like to learn more about what was discussed, meeting resources are now available to review and download.

Discussion topics included:

Meeting slides, which include embedded hyperlinks for quick access to additional content, are available via U-M Dropbox (or paste animalcare.umich.edu/fall2022-ufc-slides into your web browser) yellow lock icon using valid Level-1 U-M login credentials.

Meeting Overview

A 19-minute recording of one meeting is also available at animalcare.umich.edu/fall2022-ufc-recordingyellow lock icon. The recording will be available for viewing through December 1, 2022.




0:05   Introduction & Brief Overview
1:00   Expired Substances
2:17   Mouse & Rat Euthanasia Procedure Changes
4:14   Recent Changes to Analgesic Drugs
4:30       – Changes to Buprenorphine Dosing
5:58   Reusing Barcodes
7:34       – Examples of Reusing Barcodes
8:21   ULAM Training Core Updates
9:33   ULAM Technical Services
10:02       – Veterinary Technician Technical Services
10:45   Changes in Weekend Veterinary Technician Hours
11:50   A Discussion on Endpoints
15:15   Differentiating Adverse Consequences from Adverse Events
16:25   Reminders About Trio Breeding and Trio Birthing in Mice
17:35   Planning for AAALAC 2023 Site Visit
18:21       – AAALAC 2023 Preparation Survey


Please reach out to your facility's ULAM Faculty Veterinarian with additional questions or concerns about any of the topics above. A discussion with your veterinarian can also help optimize many different aspects of your research, including:

  • Facility and/or project-specific questions
  • Anesthesia protocols
  • Proper analgesia
  • Proper use of antibiotics or other adjunctive drugs
  • Surgical techniques

If you don’t know your faculty veterinarian, send an email to ulam-questions@umich.edu and your question will be routed appropriately.

yellow lock icon Links marked with a lock icon can only be accessed using valid Level-1 U-M login credentials.