2018 AAEP Convention to Take Place in San Francisco

The convention will offer approximately 130 hours of continuing education for veterinarians presented by researchers, academicians, and practitioners.

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The 2018 AAEP Convention will take place Dec. 1–5 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California. | Photo: iStock

The 2018 American Association of Equine Practitioners’ (AAEP) Convention, to be held Dec. 1–5 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California, will bring equine veterinarians and veterinary students together to gain new clinical knowledge that promotes the highest standard of care for their patients.

The convention is the world’s largest continuing education (CE) event dedicated to equine practice, offering approximately 130 hours of CE presented by researchers, academicians, and practitioners. A 300-exhibitor trade show showcases the latest technologies, services and products to improve practice.

A diverse selection of sessions will be available in the educational program, covering topics such as lameness, dentistry, and theriogenology. In addition, physician, educator, and best-selling author Abraham Verghese MD, MACP, will discuss the need to refocus on the doctor-patient relationship and its foundation in the physical exam when he gives the keynote presentation. Equine cardiologist and ultrasonography pioneer Virginia B. Reef, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, ACVSMR, will help practitioners diagnose and treat equine cardiovascular conditions when she delivers the Frank J. Milne State-of-the-Art


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