Continuing Education


Virtual Crowd Zooms to Purdue Veterinary Conference

Friday, September 17th, 2021 - Even as the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continued to influence events and programs at the start of the new academic year, the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine successfully hosted the 2021 Purdue Veterinary Conference, conducting the entire continuing education program virtually. 



Updated Diversity and Inclusion Certificate Program Provides Training Opportunity for PVM Employees

Friday, September 3rd, 2021 - Did you know that the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine is home to the Center of Excellence for Diversity and Inclusion in Veterinary Medicine? Established in 2013 through a partnership with the AAVMC and AVMA, the center offers a professional certificate for diversity and inclusion in veterinary medicine.



Specialist in Infectious Disease Pathogenesis to Give Purdue Veterinary Conference Diversity Keynote with Pandemic as Backdrop

Friday, September 3rd, 2021 - This year’s Diversity Keynote speaker for the Purdue Veterinary Conference is Dr. Ian Moore, a veterinarian who heads the Infectious Disease Pathogenesis Section at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID).  A researcher whose collaborative studies include influenza viruses, tuberculosis, coronaviruses (MERS, SARS-CoV-1, SARS-CoV-2), human norovirus, and malaria, Dr. Moore will address diversity issues utilizing insights gained from his role as a scholar involved at the federal level in vaccine development.



Upcoming Elanco Human-Animal Bond Lecture Examines Canine-assisted Interventions in Hospitals

Friday, August 27th, 2021 - The expansion of canine-assisted interventions to healthcare facilities is an emerging trend in the realm of human-animal interaction. Although media attention focuses on patient benefits, little attention is given to the lack of informed policies and procedures addressing risks to humans and canines.  Dr. Sandra Barker will be focusing on this issue during her keynote lecture at the Purdue Veterinary Conference as the speaker for the Elanco Human-Animal Bond Lecture, which will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 7.



Purdue Veterinary Conference Wellness Keynote Speaker to Assess Wellbeing Landscape in Veterinary Medicine

Friday, August 6th, 2021 - Dr. Jen Brandt, the American Veterinary Medical Association’s (AVMA) director of wellbeing, will give the Wellness Keynote Lecture at this year’s virtual Purdue Veterinary Conference in September.



PVM Alumnus and Disney Conservation Veterinarian to Headline Purdue Veterinary Conference

Friday, July 16th, 2021 - Since earning his Purdue University DVM degree in 1993, Dr. Andrew (Andy) Stamper has experienced something of a dream career for a person with a love for marine life and conservation. And he will be sharing his expertise and insights during the virtual 2021 Purdue University Veterinary Conference.



Experts Join Together for International Dialogue on the Human-Animal Bond

Friday, July 2nd, 2021 - Registration is now available for the 2021 Centers for the Human-Animal Bond Conference hosted by the Purdue University Center for the Human-Animal Bond. The virtual conference scheduled for November 4-5 will bring together a diverse set of national and international academic human-animal interaction centers and institutes for a global, interdisciplinary conversation focused on advancement in this field.



Virtual Learning Necessitated by Pandemic Provides Access to Lifelong Learning

Thursday, June 24th, 2021 - Even though in person continuing education conferences and symposia went by the wayside during the past year due to the pandemic, Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Office of Lifelong Learning found itself plenty busy serving sizeable virtual crowds.



CAWS Symposium Draws Participants Virtually from Around the World

Friday, May 28th, 2021 - In keeping with Protect Purdue requirements, the 2021 CAWS Symposium was held virtually May 19-20 and proved to be a hit, with 153 registrants participating from 30 states and nine countries. The two-day program focused on understanding how the COVID-19 pandemic has influenced perceptions about the human-animal bond.



Virtual CAWS Symposium Focuses on Lessons Learned from COVID-19

Friday, May 14th, 2021 - With a focus on understanding how the COVID-19 pandemic has influenced perceptions about the human-animal bond, the 2021 CAWS Virtual Symposium, set to begin next Wednesday, May 19, has attracted more than 80 registrants from eight countries including the U.S.




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