MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN
Dean HERB WHITELEY, COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
As our fall semester and the calendar year come to a close, I send greetings to you and yours on behalf of the College.
This has been an eventful year for us. Most notably, we opened a veterinary facility in Chicago and launched an innovative professional curriculum. In the coming year we will continue to sharpen our commitment to our highest priorities: preparing our veterinary students well for their careers, using science to expand knowledge and improve the world for living beings, and meeting the needs of animal patients, animal owners, and the veterinary profession.
In the final days of 2009, you can still make a donation to the College in support of this work. Our online giving option is available through December 31 at http://vetmed.illinois.edu/advancement/giving.html.
We are grateful for the continuing support of our donors and alumni, the dedication of our faculty and staff, and the energy and potential of our students. Together we are making an impact.--Herb
SPOTLIGHT ON THE TEACHING HOSPITAL
Current Clinical Trials
Do you have a client to refer? We are currently enrolling patients in studies on chronic feline renal failure, respiratory disease in cats, as well as osteoarthritis, hip dysplasia, and joint disease in dogs. Read more.
Access the VTH Digital Library
Did you know that referring DVMs can access the PACS (= Picture Archival and Communications System) digital imaging library and view their patients digital and computed radiography, ultrasound, CT, MRI and, Nuclear Medicine studies? Just contact medical records at firstname.lastname@example.org to create an account.
Picture Your Pet for the Holidays!
Can't seem to keep those reindeer antlers on Fluffy and Fido long enough to snap a photo for your holiday card? Now, thanks to our new Web tool, you can create a free holiday e-card featuring your pet's photo. Just upload, add your choice of holiday accessories, and you're ready to e-mail, tweet or post to Facebook. Get started at vetmed.illinois.edu/vth/
Get 12 Months of Inspiration for $15
Our Cancer Care Clinic's 2010 calendar features photos and stories of our amazing cancer patients.
Email email@example.com to order now.
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UPCOMING CONTINUING ED OPPORTUNITIES
Small Animal CE Series: Managing Ear Diseases, January 21, 2010. Chicago, Ill.
Small Animal CE Series: Canine and Feline Dental Radiology, February 11, 2010. Chicago, Ill.
Visit vetmed.illinois.edu/ope/saceseries/ for more details.
FEATURED SLIDE SHOW
Looking Back at 2009
Cairo Animal Hospital,
Highland Park, Ill.
RECENT PET COLUMNS
Pet columns are archived on the Web where you can also subscribe to receive them by email as they are issued.
WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU
Please share your thoughts on Illinois VetNews and our other College publications.
Director of Communications
College of Veterinary Medicine