World Association for Veterinary Dermatology – 2015
Five Years of Supporting the Worldwide Advancement of the Specialty
The World Association for Veterinary Dermatology (WAVD) is celebrating the 5th Anniversary of its name change from the World Congress of Veterinary Dermatology Association. Along with the name change, the Association has transformed itself from an organization that primarily focused on planning of the World Congress of Veterinary Dermatology to one with additional new programs and initiatives to better address global needs in veterinary dermatology.
Fourth Annual ACVD Dermatology Outreach Program
The American College of Veterinary Dermatology, a Founding Member Organization of WAVD, recently conducted its Fourth Annual ACVD Dermatology Outreach Program in Medora, North Dakota in the United States. ACVD Diplomates, Drs. Linda Messinger and Paul Bloom, provided continuing education in veterinary dermatology to 105 general practitioners.
Symposium on skin via live webcast
"Unique Features of Human Skin" is the topic of a free public symposium hosted by the UCSD/Salk Center for Academic Research & Training in Anthropogeny (CARTA) on Friday, Oct 16th (1:00 – 5:30 pm PT), co-chaired by Pascal Gagneux (UC San Diego) and Nina Jablonski (Penn State Univ).
WAVD Announces Clinical Practice Guidelines Program for Common Veterinary Dermatoses
The World Association for Veterinary Dermatology (WAVD) is pleased to announce the development of Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) for common skin diseases of companion animals. The WAVD CPGs Committee has developed key topics of clinical importance and has enlisted academic and clinical experts to draft the guidelines.
To be held in beautiful Krakow, Poland in September 2015. Krakow is an old and very interesting town with lots to offer besides the congress itself. The historic city and many sights should definitely be explored while you are there!
There will be an interesting programme for both scientific and continuing education sessions as well as an opportunity to learn all about the latest research presented as free communications and poster sessions.
As usual, there is also a packed social programme that we will enjoy thoroghly!
Read more at http://www.esvd-ecvdcongress.com
Conference topics: To be announced