2019 International Mock Board Examination and Laboratory Animal Seminar Series

April 10, 2019 9:00 AM to April 12, 2019 3:30 PM
North Campus Research Complex
2800 Plymouth Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Target Audience

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

Registration

There is a $30.00 registration fee to attend. This fee includes participation in all activities - including optional study sessions, light refreshments at select events, and a parking pass. *

Interested participants must register by 11:59 PM EST on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. Registration should be completed via the Mock Board Examination and Laboratory Animal Seminar Series Registration Form.

* Parking passes can be requested via the event registration form.

Event Schedule

An optional, dedicated study day during which a board-certified laboratory animal veterinarian and a compendium of internal ACLAM board examination preparatory resources will be available for general review and consultation. This is a unique opportunity for focused study with ULAM review resources and faculty expertise to address questions in species biology, medicine, disease, and pathology.

No formal lecture sessions will be held, and attendance does not provide Continuing Education (CE) credit. Optional study sessions will take place in Room G064 located in Building 10 of the North Campus Research Complex (NCRC).Participants should enter through the Main Lobby located in NCRC Building 18.

* Note: Food and beverages will not be provided during optional study sessions. These items are available for purchase on-site and at a variety of nearby restaurants. Please see the Additional Information section below for more details.

All Thursday seminars, including optional evening study sessions, will take place in Room G064 located in Building 10 of the North Campus Research Complex (NCRC). Participants should enter through the Main Lobby located in NCRC Building 18.

TIME TOPIC SPEAKER
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM Arrival, Snacks & Beverages  
7:50 AM - 8:00 AM Introduction & Welcome Daniel D. Myers, Jr., DVM, MPH, DACLAM
Portia Allen, DVM, MS, DACLAM
Patrick Lester, DVM, MS, DACLAM
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Molecular Biology of
Modern Genetically-Modified Rodents
Zachary T. Freeman, DVM, PhD, DACLAM
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM NHP Parasites Joseph Hampel, DVM, DACLAM
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM Break  
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Occupational Health and Safety,
Animal Research Facilities
Melissa Dyson, DVM, MS, DACLAM
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM Aquatics Jill Keller, DVM, PhD, DACLAM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Lunch (not provided)  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Animal Facility Design - HVAC Robert C. Dysko, DVM, DACLAM
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Laboratory Animal Pathology Mark Hoenerhoff, DVM, PhD, DACVP
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM NHP Research Models (Non-Macaque) Daniel D. Myers, Jr., DVM, MPH, DACLAM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM Evening Study Sessions - Various Topics TBA
(optional - light refreshments provided)
 

 

All Friday sessions will take place in Room G064 located in Building 10 of the North Campus Research Complex (NCRC). Participants should enter through the Main Lobby located in NCRC Building 18.

TIME TOPIC SPEAKER
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM Arrival, Snacks & Beverages  
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Interactive Regulations and Law Review Patrick Lester, DVM, MS, DACLAM
Portia Allen, DVM, MS, DACLAM
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM Break  
9:15 AM - 12:30 PM Mock Board Examination  
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM Lunch (not provided)  
1:15 PM - 3:30 PM Mock Board Examination Answer Review  

Continuing Education Credit

This program 1123-36056 is approved by the AAVSB RACE to offer a total of 8.00 CE Credits (8.00 max) being available to any one veterinarian. The method of delivery is seminar/lecture.

This RACE approval is for the subject matter categories of: 

  • Medical Program
  • Non-Medical Program

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

  • City buses route from the Plymouth Road Park and Ride Lot located at 3700 Plymouth Road
    (Details available at www.theride.org)
  • Access to NCRC from the University of Michigan campus via the North East Shuttle
    (Details available at https://ltp.umich.edu/transit/NE.php)

Parking passes may be requested in advance via the event registration form.

There are also a limited number of visitor spaces in Lot NC99 on the north side of NCRC. Rates are ~$1.70 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
  • Pizza/salad/sandwiches will be provided during evening study sessions
  • Picasso Cafeteria and vending machines are also available on-site; Cafeteria hours: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Local restaurants are also within walking distance of the North Campus Research Complex

Questions?

If you have any additional questions about these events, please contact Ms. Terry Fracala at fracalat@umich.edu
or (734) 936-3802.