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Why Should I Go To the SAVMA Symposium?

Posted by Jessica Gramlich on December 7, 2015 at 11:19 AM
Jessica Gramlich
Dr. Gramlich is a 2008 graduate of North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine. After completing a one-year emergency internship in Rhode Island, she spent five years working as a small animal general practitioner in New Hampshire.

Logo-TheIdea-PoweredByVetPrep-600pxWhat is the SAVMA Symposium?

SAVMA is the Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association. Every year, they hold a symposium, or large meeting at one of the U.S. veterinary schools.

Where is the symposium being held?

This year, it will be held at Iowa State University in Amesbury, Iowa, March 17-19, 2016.

What would I do there?

• Attending the SAVMA Symposium is a great way to meet other veterinary students from other schools.


• There are many interesting lectures to attend by speakers from all over the United States.


• Lots of Wet Labs! Advanced suturing, Laproscopy, Clinical Pathology, ECG, Dermatology, Emergency procedures, dentistry (extractions and cleanings), Alpalca handling techniques, Hoof care, Fetal Sexing, Liver biopsy, Lameness exams, Herpetology, Raptor medicine, Bovine palpation, and many more! Visit the website link below for a detailed list and times/costs for these amazing wet labs.


• Many vendors and organizations that are handing out free stuff and excited to meet to you! 
Don’t forget to stop by the VetPrep and ViralVet booths! We would love to show you what is happening at VetPrep, and how we’re helping you to get ready for your board exam.


• Attend the launch of the VetPrep Innovation Competition! More information to come regarding this exciting competition!!

For more information about this year’s SAVMA Symposium, please visit the Iowa Website

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