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2022 Educational Program

The Educational Programs Committee is charged with creating and reviewing educational content to produce high-quality CE for AAEP members.  The committee is comprised of general practitioners and specialists from both small and large private practices as well as academia and industry. The peer review process for papers selected to appear in the Convention Proceedings is rigorous. All speakers, topics and times are subject to change. 

Saturday, November 19, 2022

Time
Session
Speaker(s)
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM
Sunrise Sessions Saturday
Sunrise Sessions Saturday
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Opening Session
Moderator - Robert P. Franklin
Opening Session
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Moderator - Robert P. Franklin
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Keynote Presentation
Sponsor - Merck Animal Health.
Keynote Presentation
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Sponsor - Merck Animal Health.
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Kester News Hour
Sponsor - Thanks for the support of our sponsor and the estate of Dr. Wayne O. Kester, the Kester News Hour highlights the latest scientific paper in specific areas of equine medicine.
Kester News Hour
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Sponsor - Thanks for the support of our sponsor and the estate of Dr. Wayne O. Kester, the Kester News Hour highlights the latest scientific paper in specific areas of equine medicine.
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Business of Practice: Motivating Staff, Retention, and Teamwork
Moderator - Mike Pownall
Sponsor - Covetrus, "Advancing the World of Veterinary Medicine."
Business of Practice: Motivating Staff, Retention, and Teamwork
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Moderator - Mike Pownall
Sponsor - Covetrus, "Advancing the World of Veterinary Medicine."
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Table Topics Saturday PM
Sponsor - Dechra Veterinary Products.
Table Topics Saturday PM
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Sponsor - Dechra Veterinary Products.
2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Medicine I: Drugs, Disease Surveillance, and Disasters
Moderator - Gillian Perkins
Sponsor - Merck Animal Health.
Medicine I: Drugs, Disease Surveillance, and Disasters
2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Moderator - Gillian Perkins
Sponsor - Merck Animal Health.
2:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Joint Therapies in the Field: What to Use and How
Moderator - D. Reese Hand
Sponsor - Zoetis, Long Live the Horse.
Joint Therapies in the Field: What to Use and How
2:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Moderator - D. Reese Hand
Sponsor - Zoetis, Long Live the Horse.
2:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Inflammation, Infection, or Both? Root Causes of Endometritis
Moderator - Margo L. Macpherson
Sponsor - Sidekick, The Future of Stall-Side Testing
Inflammation, Infection, or Both? Root Causes of Endometritis
2:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Moderator - Margo L. Macpherson
Sponsor - Sidekick, The Future of Stall-Side Testing

Sunday, November 20, 2022

Time
Session
Speaker(s)
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM
Sunrise Sessions Sunday
Sunrise Sessions Sunday
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM
7:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Frank J. Milne State-of-the-Art Lecture
Moderator - Erin Contino
Sponsor - Platinum Performance, "Good Nutrition is Good Medicine."
Frank J. Milne State-of-the-Art Lecture
7:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Moderator - Erin Contino
Sponsor - Platinum Performance, "Good Nutrition is Good Medicine."
8:00 AM - 11:40 AM
Business of Practice: Managing Accounts Receivable
Moderator - Aimee Eggleston Ahearn
Sponsor - Covetrus, "Advancing the World of Veterinary Medicine."
Business of Practice: Managing Accounts Receivable
8:00 AM - 11:40 AM
Moderator - Aimee Eggleston Ahearn
Sponsor - Covetrus, "Advancing the World of Veterinary Medicine."
1:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Medicine II: Anti-Inflammatories, Cataracts, and Endocrine Disease
Moderator - Bill Gilsenan
Sponsor - Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health.
Medicine II: Anti-Inflammatories, Cataracts, and Endocrine Disease
1:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Moderator - Bill Gilsenan
Sponsor - Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health.
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Table Topics Sunday PM
Sponsor - Dechra Veterinary Products.
Table Topics Sunday PM
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Sponsor - Dechra Veterinary Products.
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Importance of Crosstalk: Combining Diagnostic Approaches for Case Success
Moderator - Katherine S. Garrett
Sponsor - IDEXX, the worldwide leader in veterinary diagnostics.
Importance of Crosstalk: Combining Diagnostic Approaches for Case Success
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Moderator - Katherine S. Garrett
Sponsor - IDEXX, the worldwide leader in veterinary diagnostics.
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Building and Managing Wealth as an Equine Practitioner
Moderator - Amy L. Grice
Sponsor - CareCredit
Building and Managing Wealth as an Equine Practitioner
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Moderator - Amy L. Grice
Sponsor - CareCredit
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Back to Basics: Foundational Clinical Skills for Equine Practice
Moderator - Laszlo Hunyadi
Sponsor - Cargill, manufacturer of ProElite® - There can only be one best™.
Back to Basics: Foundational Clinical Skills for Equine Practice
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Moderator - Laszlo Hunyadi
Sponsor - Cargill, manufacturer of ProElite® - There can only be one best™.
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Meet the Expert Sunday PM
Meet the Expert Sunday PM
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
AAEP/AAEVT Joint Roundtable Discussion
Moderator - Deb Reeder
Sponsor - Dechra Veterinary Products.
AAEP/AAEVT Joint Roundtable Discussion
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Moderator - Deb Reeder
Sponsor - Dechra Veterinary Products.

Monday, November 21, 2022

Time
Session
Speaker(s)
6:30 AM - 8:00 AM
* Mentoring Ethics in Equine Practice: Framing the Future
Moderator - Duane E. Chappell
Sponsor - Sponsored by Merck Animal Health and Zoetis.
* Mentoring Ethics in Equine Practice: Framing the Future
6:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Moderator - Duane E. Chappell
Sponsor - Sponsored by Merck Animal Health and Zoetis.
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Business of Practice: Profitability
Moderator - Laura Javsicas
Sponsor - Covetrus, "Advancing the World of Veterinary Medicine."
Business of Practice: Profitability
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Moderator - Laura Javsicas
Sponsor - Covetrus, "Advancing the World of Veterinary Medicine."
8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Table Topics Monday AM
Sponsor - Dechra Veterinary Products.
Table Topics Monday AM
8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Sponsor - Dechra Veterinary Products.
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sports Medicine, Lameness, and Rehabilitation
Moderator - Lauren V. Schnabel
Sponsor - Dechra Veterinary Products.
Sports Medicine, Lameness, and Rehabilitation
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Moderator - Lauren V. Schnabel
Sponsor - Dechra Veterinary Products.
8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Meet the Expert Monday AM
Meet the Expert Monday AM
8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
8:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Lifestyle and Wellness
Moderator - Jamie Pribyl
Sponsor - Sponsored by American Regent, Inc., manufacturer of Adequan® i.m. (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan) and BetaVet® (betamethasone sodium phosphate & betamethasone acetate injectable suspension
Lifestyle and Wellness
8:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Moderator - Jamie Pribyl
Sponsor - Sponsored by American Regent, Inc., manufacturer of Adequan® i.m. (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan) and BetaVet® (betamethasone sodium phosphate & betamethasone acetate injectable suspension
8:00 AM - 10:40 AM
Theriogenology - Mare
Moderator - Karen E. Wolfsdorf
Sponsor - Platinum Performance, "Good Nutrition is Good Medicine."
Theriogenology - Mare
8:00 AM - 10:40 AM
Moderator - Karen E. Wolfsdorf
Sponsor - Platinum Performance, "Good Nutrition is Good Medicine."
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Theriogenology - Stallion
Moderator - Robyn E. Ellerbrock
Sponsor - Platinum Performance, "Good Nutrition is Good Medicine."
Theriogenology - Stallion
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Moderator - Robyn E. Ellerbrock
Sponsor - Platinum Performance, "Good Nutrition is Good Medicine."
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Emerging/Industry Issues: Transforming Equine Practice
Moderator - Jim Zeliff
Emerging/Industry Issues: Transforming Equine Practice
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Moderator - Jim Zeliff
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Table Topics Monday PM
Sponsor - Dechra Veterinary Products.
Table Topics Monday PM
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Sponsor - Dechra Veterinary Products.
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Meet the Expert Monday PM
Meet the Expert Monday PM
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
1:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Innovative Diagnostic Technologies
Moderator - J.D. Conway
Sponsor - Equinosis, LLC, Maker of the Equinosis Q with Lameness Locator®.
Innovative Diagnostic Technologies
1:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Moderator - J.D. Conway
Sponsor - Equinosis, LLC, Maker of the Equinosis Q with Lameness Locator®.
1:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Pain Management: Different Modalities
Moderator - Peter R. Morresey
Sponsor - ConturaVet - makers of Arthramid®Vet.
Pain Management: Different Modalities
1:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Moderator - Peter R. Morresey
Sponsor - ConturaVet - makers of Arthramid®Vet.

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Time
Session
Speaker(s)
8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
In-Depth: Preventative Medicine: Being Proactive in Practice
Sponsor - Purina, the creators of EquineVetNutrition.com.
In-Depth: Preventative Medicine: Being Proactive in Practice
8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Sponsor - Purina, the creators of EquineVetNutrition.com.
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Surgery and Dentistry
Moderator - Lauren V. Schnabel
Surgery and Dentistry
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Moderator - Lauren V. Schnabel
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Imaging: Scans, Sesamoids, and Subchondral Changes
Moderator - Katherine L. Ellis
Sponsor - Butterfly iQ+ Vet.
Imaging: Scans, Sesamoids, and Subchondral Changes
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Moderator - Katherine L. Ellis
Sponsor - Butterfly iQ+ Vet.