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On-Demand Resources from Winter 2022 Vet Check-In Meetings Now Available


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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 January 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 into your web browser) requires Level-1 U-M login credentials using valid Level-1 login credentials.

Meeting Overview

A 29-minute recording of one meeting is also available at Level-1 U-M login credentials. The recording will be available for viewing through April 30, 2022.

Recording Timestamps




Introduction & Brief Overview


Important Drug Updates


– Changes to Buprenorphine Dosing in Rats and Mice


– Diluted Carprofen Storage Changes


– Reminders About Expired Drugs


Common Errors on Surgical Records


Light Cycle Disruptions


Training Updates


Veterinary Consultations


QA Virtual Office Hours


Planning for AAALAC 2023


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 and your question will be routed appropriately.

Share Your Feedback

Suggestions for future meeting topics and/or ways for us to further enhance our communications and outreach are welcomed at any time. Feedback may be sent to

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