2017 Career Achievement Award to Dr. Eugene Steffey
The American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ACVAA) Career Achievement Award recognizes a Diplomate for accomplishments throughout a long career of outstanding performance in advancing the art and science of veterinary anesthesia and/or analgesia. The award is made on the basis of accomplishments throughout a career distinguished by sustained, significant contributions to education, research and/or service in veterinary anesthesia and analgesia, including service to the ACVAA. The recipient, acknowledged by academicians, professional peers, and the general veterinary community, in a fundamental way, has advanced the field of veterinary anesthesia and/or analgesia with contributions that have stood the test of time. The ACVAA is proud to award the 2017 Career Achievement Award to Dr. Gene Steffey.
2017 Smiths-Medical-Surgivet Abstract Awards
Dr. Melissa Smith from the University of Georgia, Athens, received the Small Animal Abstract Award for “Effect of propofol and ketamine -diazepam on intraoculaire pressure in healthy premeditated dogs. ” Dr. Keely Wilson received the Large Animal Abstract Award for ‘Agreement between invasive blood pressure measured in three peripheral arteries in anesthetized horses under clinical conditions’. Congratulations to Drs. Smith and Wilson.
New Diplomates 2017
Seventeen candidates successfully completed the ACVAA certifying exam and are welcomed as ACVAA diplomates.
Drs. Isla Arcaro, Ryan Bailey, Ciara Barr, Carrie Davis, Stephanie Dooley, Stephanie Fissekas, Elizebeth Goudie-DeAngelis, Rachel Hector, Melanie Jarrett, Kerrie Lewis, Penting Liao, Heidi Lehmann, Marta Romano, Andrea Sanchez, Allan Williamson, Gareth Zeiler, Aurora Zoff.
2016 Smiths-Medical-Surgivet Abstracts Awards
Dr. Ashley Mitek, a resident at Illinois, received the small animal abstract award for her presentation on “Development and Standardization of Internal Tracheal Diameter Cervical Vertebral Length Ratios in Dachshunds, Beagles, Labrador Retrievers, Yorkshire Terriers, Boxers, and Pugs”. Dr. Melanie Jarrett received the large animal abstract award for her presentation on “Recovery of Horses from General Anesthesia Following Induction with Either Propofol or Midazolam Followed by Ketamine.”