To 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 April and May 2023.
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:
- AAALAC 2023 Site Visit preparations: what to expect and how to prepare
- Changes to expired drugs, materials, and substances policy
- Update on ULAM activities
- Rodent Surgical records
Meeting slides, which include embedded hyperlinks for quick access to additional content, are available via U-M Dropbox (or paste animalcare.umich.edu/spring2023-ufc-resources into your web browser) using valid Level-1 U-M login credentials.
A 37-minute recording of one meeting is also available here. The recording will be available for viewing through June 19th, 2023.
|0:05||Introduction & Brief Overview|
|1:30||Update on ULAM|
|6:46||Clinical Cases and Charges|
|18:54||Xylazine Concentration Changes|
|22:14||Containment SOP Updates|
|23:11||AAALAC 2023 Site Visit|
|31:43||Common Errors on Surgical Records|
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 firstname.lastname@example.org and your question will be routed appropriately.
Links marked with a lock icon can only be accessed using valid Level-1 U-M login credentials.