The Student Committee for the 2022 International Wildlife Disease Association Conference is seeking mentors! If you are a wildlife professional planning to attend the conference in Madison next month, please consider participating to help students learn about the variety of wildlife careers that are out there. The student-mentor mixer is scheduled for Tuesday, July 26 from 5:30-6:30pm. For more details, click here.
From state wildlife management agencies and wildlife rehabilitation centers to academic institutions and non-profit organizations, there is no shortage of exciting career opportunities posted on our Career Page!
Applications are now being accepted for the 2023 Rocky Mountain Wildlife Veterinary Externship program! This program is open to 4th year veterinary students and will occur form August 28 – September 22, 2023; application deadline is October 2, 2022. See the brochure for more information.
The American College of Zoological Medicine’s Education Committee and Ad Hoc Wildlife Committee will sponsor an introductory workshop at the 70th International Wildlife Disease Association Conference in Madison, WI. This workshop is for veterinarians who may be interested in pursuing board certification in zoological medicine. Free-living wildlife population health is one of the areas of emphasis within ACZM and the workshop will focus on, and feature speakers from, this area. Information on ACZM, the training required to qualify for the examination, examination preparation and format, how to study and how to analyze articles for potential examination questions content will be included. Recognizing that there may be a number of misconceptions and/or some apprehension, there will be plenty of time for questions and discussion. This is a full day workshop with refreshment breaks and lunch included, and is approved for 6 CE credits.
More information can be found in the announcement.
The 9th International Conference on Wildlife Fertility Control, hosted by the Botstiber Institute for Wildlife Fertility Control, will take place from May 23 – 25, 2022 at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Registration for the conference is now open. Registration includes access to all conference organized sessions, oral and poster presentations, a welcome reception, and meals.
Click here for more details.
LafeberVet is hosting a RACE-approved live webinar titled “Zoonoses Associated with Exotic Pets” on Sunday, January 30, 2022 at 3pm EST. To register and learn more, click here.
The Karen C. Drayer Wildlife Health Center at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) Wildlife Health Laboratory are accepting applications for a residency position in free-ranging wildlife health, beginning August 1, 2022.
This is a 3-year residency, which includes enrollment in the UC Davis Masters in Preventive Medicine Program; for applicants who already have a comparable advanced degree in epidemiology, a 2-year clinical and research option is possible.
Work will involve extensive local and statewide travel. The resident will contribute to clinical and didactic teaching of veterinary students.
Upon successful completion, the resident will partially (or wholly, depending on prior work experience) fulfill requirements for sitting the American College of Zoological Medicine (ACZM) board-certification examination.
For more information on qualifications and how to apply, click here.
Abstract Submission: https://uwmadison.
Stay tuned for more information!