Dear Member,                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

Clear your calendar for Sunday, October 6, the last HCVMA meeting of the year! We are pleased to have Dr. Karen Felsted deliver the morning portion of the Continuing Education. Dr. Felsted started with a degree in marketing and received her DVM from Texas A&M University in 1996. She went into emergency medicine while simultaneously managing a consulting firm that has increasingly grown larger with time. She delivers CE at the local, national, and international levels, and has won numerous awards for her contributions to the field. Our afternoon Continuing Education shall be delivered by Dr. Audrey Cook. Dr. Cook received her VMD at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. She is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and of Veterinary Practitioners specializing in feline medicine. She is well published, and currently serves on staff within Texas A&M’s Veterinary Internal Medicine department. She will be speaking on two of her specialties--Cushing’s disease and feline enteropathies. The meeting will award seven CE hours.                                                         

The CE begins at 8:30 am, but members are encouraged to arrive as early as 7:30 am. Online registration is closed, however if you would like to attend the meeting, email office@hcvma.org and we can manually add you to the list.                                                            

An epidemiologist at the Texas Department of State Health Services is asking for your input on carbapenemase producing carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae. If you have any cases, please email Bobbiejean.Garcia@dshs.texas.gov.                                                                 


Respectfully submitted,
Jaclyn Ong, DVM
HCVMA President 2019