MVMA Great Lakes Veterinary Conference

Mark Your Calendar Now to Join Us at the 2018 Great Lakes Veterinary Conference August 12-14, 2018 at Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island

Thank You for Making the 2017 Event at Crystal Mountain a Success!


Would you like to attend a fun CE event that’s worth driving across the state or flying in from far away? Then join us at Grand Hotel for great speakers and awesome social events! We’ve added more CE than ever before so you won’t want to miss it!

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Meet the 2017 Conference Speakers . . .

Adam Birkenheuer, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
Professor, Internal Medicine, North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine
Raleigh, North Carolina

Dr. Birkenheuer received his DVM from the University of Florida, and his PhD in Immunology from NC State University. He is an internationally renowned expert on infectious diseases, specifically vector-borne infections of dogs and cats. A board-certified internist, Dr. Birkenheuer has published his research prolifically in highly respected peer-reviewed journals. His research discoveries include the identification of a previously unrecognized canine infectious disease, known as babesiosis. As a result of his work, veterinarians throughout the world are now able to more accurately diagnose and treat this life-threatening illness.

Dr. Birkenheuer is fully sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim.


Tracy Dowdy, CVPM
Founder & Managing Director, MRG Consulting
San Diego, California

Tracy Dowdy is the founder and managing director of MRG Consulting in San Diego, California. Tracy has been helping veterinarians and their teams operate successful practices for more than 20 years. With a portfolio of experience that includes being the daughter of a veterinarian, a practice manager and practice owner, Tracy’s philosophy is unique and her results are proven. Tracy’s a certified veterinary practice manager. She is the past president of VetPartners and she serves as an advisory board member of Veterinary Team Brief.

William D. Saxon, DVM, DACVIM, DACVECC
Internal Medicine Consultant, IDEXX Reference Laboratories
Graton, California

Dr. Saxon is a graduate of Iowa State University. He practiced in the San Francisco area until 2007 and owned an intensive care unit in a specialty referral practice in Washington, D.C. He has been an IDEXX Reference Laboratories internal medicine consultant since 1997 and is a coauthor of Manual or Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care Medicine..

Dr. Saxon is fully sponsored by IDEXX.

This event is generously sponsored by . . .



Michigan Veterinary Medical Association

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