Student Mentors Needed for Upcoming WDA Conference!

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.

ACZM Introductory Workshop at Upcoming WDA Conference…

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.

WDA-Australasia ASCM Conference in Bali!

This year the Wildlife Disease Association – Australasian Section (WDA-A) will hold a joint meeting with the Asian Society of Conservation Medicine (ASCM) in Bali, Indonesia from the 27th of October to the 5th of November, 2018. This is a unique opportunity to both build links and learn about interconnected wildlife diseases within our region. There is an optional post conference tour open to all. For more details, click here.

ACZM Exam Prep & Study Course…

What: American College of Zoological Medicine Exam Preparation and Study Course

Where: Saint Augustine, Florida, USA

When: Saturday, August 4th, 2018

Basic Information:
The American College of Zoological Medicine’s Education Committee is proud to sponsor an exam preparation and study course in conjunction with the Wildlife Disease Association and American Association of Wildlife Veterinarians Conference.

Registration:
The registration fee for this course if $250 per person for early registration (through July 4th) or $300 per person for registration July 5th through August 4th. If there are not enough registrants by July 16th, the course may be cancelled and payments returned. Course registration and payment should be done separately from WDA/AAWV registration.

Register here.

Click here for credentials information for ACZM board eligibility. 

AAWV-WDA Joint Annual Meeting

San Cristóbal de las Casas, Mexico
July 23-28, 2017

Anne Justice-Allen

The meeting literally started off with a bang, and the fireworks punctuated several of the presentations throughout the conference – the city was celebrating one of several Saint’s days. After the opening ceremony by outgoing president Marcie Uhart, we were welcomed to San Cristóbal by Gerardo Suzán, from Kalaan-Kab and the Latin American Section of the WDA, our gracious host for the meeting.

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