2017 International Mock Board Exam Coalition Laboratory Animal Mock Exam and Seminar Review

April 13, 2017 7:30 AM to April 14, 2017 5:00 PM
North Campus Research Complex
2800 Plymouth Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Man and woman in mock board review workshop sessionTarget Audience

Veterinarians specializing in laboratory animal medicine, especially those preparing for ACLAM board certification.


RSVP to Ms. Terry Fracala by Monday, April 10, 2017 at fracalat@umich.edu or (734) 936-3802.

* There are no fees associated with this event. If you are interested in also purchasing a parking pass for the event, please inform Ms. Fracala in your correspondence. 

Event Schedule

7:30 AM - 8:00 AM Arrival, Snacks and Beverages  
8:00 AM - 8:10 AM Introduction and Welcome Daniel D. Myers, Jr., DVM, MPH, DACLAM
Patrick Lester, DVM, MS, DACLAM
8:10 AM - 9:00 AM BMBL / Biosafety and OSEH Melissa Dyson, DVM, MS, DACLAM
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM Large Animal Analgesia - Literature Review Jean Nemzek, DVM, MS, DACVS
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM Laboratory Rat Lucy Kennedy, DVM, DACLAM
10:50 AM - 11:40 AM Zebrafish Jill Keller, DVM, PhD, DACLAM
11:40 AM - 12:30 PM Facility Design and Equipment Robert C. Dysko, DVM, DACLAM
  Lunch (not provided)  
1:30 PM - 2:20 PM Hamsters, Degus, and Other Species Joseph Hampel, DVM, DACLAM
2:20 PM - 3:10 PM Rodent Analgesia - Literature Review Jennifer Lofgren, DVM, MS, DACLAM
3:10 PM - 4:00 PM Mouse Pathology and Disease Mark Hoenerhoff, DVM, PhD, DACVP
4:10 PM - 5:00 PM Non-Human Primates Megan Nowland, DVM, DACLAM
5:00 PM - 5:50 PM Laboratory Swine Daniel D. Myers, Jr., DVM, MPH, DACLAM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Board Examination Study Review Sessions
Various Topics - TBA (optional)

* Seminar presentation times may change

7:30 AM - 8:00 AM Coffee and Snacks  
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Mock Board Examination  
  Lunch (not provided)  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Laws and Regulations
in Laboratory Animal Medicine
Patrick Lester, DVM, MS, DACLAM
Portia Allen, DVM, MS, DACLAM
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Mock Board Examination Review  

* Seminar presentation times may change

Continuing Education Credit

This program 1123-28954 is approved by the AAVSB RACE to offer a total of 11.00 CE Credits (11.00 max) being available to any one veterinarian, and/or 0.00 Veterinary Technician CE Credits (0.00 max). This RACE approval is for the subject matter categories of: 

  • Category One: Scientific
  • Category Two: Non-Scientific-Clinical
  • Category Three: Non-Scientific-Practice Management/Professional Development using the delivery method of Seminar/Lecture.

This approval is valid in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE; however, participants are responsible for ascertaining each board's CE requirements. RACE does not "accredit" or "endorse" or "certify" any program or person, nor does RACE approval validate the content of the program.

Additional Information

Parking passes may be purchased in advance or on-site at the rate of $10.00 per day. * Please inform Ms. Terry Fracala if you are interested in purchasing a pass.

There are also a limited number of visitor spaces in Lot NC99 on the northside of NCRC. Rates are ~$1.10 per hour, with the option to extend parking times on your cell phone. Visit U-M's Parking & Transportation website for more information.

  • Microtel Inn & Suites | 3610 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105 | (734) 997-9100
  • Holiday Inn | 3600 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105 | (734) 769-9800
  • Red Roof Plus | 3621 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105 | (734) 996-5800
  • Coffee and breakfast snacks will be provided to all attendees in the morning; however, lunch will NOT be provided
  • Picasso Cafeteria and vending machines are also available on-site; Cafeteria hours: 7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
  • Local restaurants are also within walking distance of the North Campus Research Complex