Awards

 


2022 Continuing Educators and Moderators of the Year

We are thrilled to announce this year's Continuing Educators and Moderators awards!

Each year, participants select the conference presenters who they feel best deliver information with insight, accuracy, depth, and openness. We’ve tallied up the votes, and your winners are below. Viticus Group thanks all the presenters who made an impact at this year’s conference!

krista keller 

Krista Keller,
DVM, DACZM
 
AVIAN & EXOTICS

Elizabeth Santschi

Elizabeth Santschi,
DVM, MS, DACVS (Lameness & Surgery)
 
EQUINE

tim holt

Tim Holt,
DVM, CVA
FOOD ANIMAL

Mark Epstein

Mark Epstein,
DVM, CVPP, DABVP (Canine & Feline)
SMALL ANIMAL

Kenneth Bruecker

Kenneth Bruecker,
DVM, MS, DACVS, DACVSMR

HANDS-ON (Oquendo Campus)

 

Angela Rathmann

Angela J. Rathmann,
AAS, CVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM)
VETERINARY TECHNICIAN

Louise Dunn

Lousie Dunn,
PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

 

Emma Scott

Emma Scott,
DVM

MODERATOR OF THE YEAR

Terry Beebe

Terry Beebe,
DVM

MODERATOR OF THE YEAR

 

 

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FAIA Winners

Congrats 2021 Award Recipients

Five postgraduates were honored with the Dr. W. Bruce Wren Food Animal Incentive Award, named for longtime WVC food animal program manager and industry leader W. Bruce Wren, DVM.

The recipients have demonstrated excellence in this practice area.

Dr- Brittany Diehl 

Brittany Diehl, DVM
University of Florida – College of Veterinary Medicine

Dr- Blaine Johnson

Blaine Johnson, DVM, MS,
PhD Student

Kansas State University – Beef Cattle Institute

Dr- Jeff Olivarez

Jeff Olivarez, DVM
Iowa State University

 
Dr- Savannah Basham

Savannah Basham, DVM, MPH
Auburn University – College of
Veterinary Medicine


Dr- Luis A- Rivero

Luis A. Rivero, DVM
University of Missouri – Department of Veterinary Medicine & Surgery

 

 

Viticus Group
is Proud to Present the
Dr. W. Bruce Wren Food Animal Incentive Awards

Recognizing Five Recent Graduates in
Veterinary Medicine

The Award Purpose

The award is designed to promote Viticus Group’s goal of educating new graduates to maintain their interest in food animal clinical practice or other related careers such as food animal clinical skills instruction or applied clinical research while providing the educational enrichment opportunities offered by Viticus Group.

About the Award

  • Recipients receive a $1,000 stipend, complimentary registration, lodging, airfare, meals, and a $525 travel allowance to attend the WVC 94th Annual Conference in Las Vegas, NV on March 6-9, 2022.

Award Requirements

  • Graduate from an AVMA-accredited veterinary college.

  • Currently enrolled in an advanced training program from an AVMA-accredited school (internship, residency, or related graduate program) directly related to food or fiber production as regards beef, dairy, or small ruminant.

  • Award criteria emphasizes applied knowledge to further food animal veterinary medicine in the following order:

- Clinical Practice

- Clinical Skills Educational Instruction

- Clinical & Applied Research

  • Recipients must be able to attend the WVC 94th Annual Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada to receive the award.

Important Dates

  • Begin applying online – August 30, 2021

  • Submissions are due – October 11, 2021

  • Recipients announced – November 15, 2021

  • WVC 94th Annual Conference –
    March 6-9, 2022

If you have any questions please contact Morgan Lovato at morganl@viticusgroup.org or call direct at 702.433.9246.

Download 2022 Flyer

 

 

2022 Dr. Jack Walther Bootcamp

SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED ON APRIL 15th

Thank you to everyone who participated in the inaugural Dr. Jack Walther Recent Graduate Bootcamp on June 23-25, 2021!  We hope you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to seeing you grow over the following 6 months under the mentorship of our Board Members.

 

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The Jack Walther Recent Graduate Boot Camp is an interactive 3-day course for veterinarians who are 0–5 years out of school, featuring topics in feline medicine, dermatology, general surgery, and dentistry.

Read our blog to meet the 24 incredibly deserving winners of 2021.