VCSG Journal Club & Continuing Education

VCSG provides thoughtful, individualized, high-quality specialty care for your patients. As your referral partner, we believe in open communication and collaboration. As an extension of our partnership, we provide free Journal Club sessions and Continuing Education for our referral community. Check back for the latest information on upcoming sessions or sign up for our referring veterinarian newsletter.

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Journal Club

First Wednesday of the month

8:30 AM

Join us each month for a topical discussion led by one of our veterinarians. For your convenience, Journal Club is hosted in our conference room and online. Complimentary breakfast and refreshments are provided on-site.

Upcoming Dates

Wednesday, October 4, 2023

No Journal Club

Wednesday, September 6, 2023

Dr. Kaila Rizzo

To be rescheduled

Wednesday, August 2, 2023

Dr. Stefanie Sullivan

  • Rationale for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in Traumatic Injury and Wound Care in Small Animal Veterinary Practice

Wednesday, July 5, 2023

Dr. MJ Sun – Read the Article

  • Factors that Affect Patient Outcome in Cats with Bite Wounds

Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Dr. Theresa Hess – Read the Article

  • Neutering, does it really save lives?

Wednesday, May 3, 2023

Dr. Amanda Smith – Listen Now

  • Mortality rate and prognostic factors for dogs with severe anaphylaxis

Wednesday, April 5, 2023

Dr. Jake Barnett

  • Outcomes of dogs undergoing surgery for gastric dilatation volvulus after rapid vs prolonged medical stabilization

Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Dr. Jeff Peck 

  • Factors Affecting Candidacy for Total Hip Replacement

Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Dr. Wayne Zuvers

  • Randomized controlled trial demonstrates nutritional management is superior to metronidazole for treatment of acute colitis in dogs, Rudinsky et al, JAVMA, December 2022, Volume 260, 23-32

Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Dr. Kristen Hinatsu

  • Conway, David, et al. “Prazosin administration increases the rate of recurrent urethral obstruction in cats: 388 cases.”  JAVMA, vol 260, no. S2, 2022, pp. S7-11  

Seventh Annual Continuing Education Conference 2023

Saturday, October 21, 2023

10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

AAVSB RACE approval pending

VCSG is pleased to announce the Seventh Annual Continuing Education Conference 2023, to be held on October 21, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. We will have space for a limited number of people in our Conference Room at VCSG. Please indicate on the registration form found on our website if you are interested in attending in person or a virtual presentation only.