The Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine is dedicated to providing high quality educational programming in animal care and technology to the veterinary and animal health community. Programs are offered for veterinarians, veterinary technicians, breeders, owners and trainers, ranging in a wide variety of topics.
For 125 years, the College of Veterinary Medicine has been dedicated to providing the highest standard of veterinary medical education. The college is committed to training students to become veterinarians and providing veterinary practitioners and alumni with opportunities for professional development through high quality, practical continuing education.
The Auburn University Veterinary Academy is designed for practitioners seeking in-depth, intensive continuing education experiences. Members of the academy can attend multiple single focus CE seminars throughout the year, allowing them to gain more comprehensive knowledge on specific areas of veterinary medicine. For the convenience of practitioners traveling from a distance and/or working Saturday hours, seminars will be held on the College of Veterinary Medicine campus on Saturdays from 2-6 p.m. and continue from 8 a.m.-noon on Sundays. Social opportunities will be available on Saturday evenings.
- Quarterly Seminars (eight hours of CE per seminar)
- Annual Conference Registration (20 hours of CE)
- Intensive, practical subject information to take back to your practice
- Opportunities to network with like-minded colleagues committed to seeking high quality continuing education
- Certificate of Completion for each seminar
- Membership Acknowledgement certificate
- Annual Membership Dues $675
- Three seminars running Saturday afternoon through lunch on Sunday
- Full registration access to Annual Conference
- Times: Saturday 2-6 p.m. and Sunday 8 a.m.—noon
- Sunday lunch provided
- Electronic notes for each seminar
- Total of 44 hours of continuing education provided annually
- March 3-4: Dermatology – Dr. Robert Kennis and Dr. Amelia White
- April 28-29: Ophthalmology – Dr. Anthony Moore, Dr. Shannon Boveland, and Dr. Richard McMullen
- August 25-26: Cardiology – Dr. Randolph Winter and Dr. Daniel Newhard
- October 18-21: 111th Annual Conference
Opportunities for Veterinarians
Game Day Continuing Education Series
The College of Veterinary Medicine will host a Game Day Continuing Education Series for alumni and referring DVMs. Courses will be offered on select Fridays prior to home games. This year our courses are scheduled for Sept. 14 and Nov. 2. Both will take place in the Veterinary Education Center (VEC) at the college. The registration fee is $20/program and includes lunch and two hours of continuing education credit. The program will begin with lunch at 12:00 pm, followed by continuing education course from 12:30-2:30 p.m.
- Friday, Nov. 2 — “Ticks, Fleas & Diseases: What’s New and What Can We Do?” with Dr. Lindsay Starkey
Reproductive Science & Health Online Course
Employing research –validated instructional design and based on content presented in Pathways to Pregnancy and Parturition (3rd Edition, by PL Senger), the intent of Reproductive Science & Health (RSH) on-line is to increase educational flexibility and extend the reach of this discipline globally to all with an interest in teaching and learning about the function of the reproductive system in animals and humans.
The Practitioner Sabbatical Program at Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine is an individualized program offered to eligible veterinarians who are interested in continuing education in a particular specialty area. This program offers eligible practitioners the opportunity to shadow faculty and staff in specific clinical services to gain improved skills and knowledge in a specialized area of interest.
The experience ranges from one to five days based on the practitioner’s needs and the clinical service’s availability. The base fee for the experience is $150-$200 per day based on the service area, duration, and intensity of study. Additionally, there is a $25 application fee.
Interested applicants should contact the Office of Continuing Education and Outreach for additional details and application criteria. An application to the Practitioner Sabbatical Program must be submitted at least 45 days prior to your proposed starting date.
Pharmacology and Pharmacy Law
The Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine offers online, live webinar and in-person options for completing the two-hour pharmacy requirement by the Alabama State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners.
No live webinar or in-person classes are currently scheduled.
The college offers online courses, which can be taken anytime, recorded video sessions of Dr. Sue Duran and Starr Miller. Registrants are required to complete a quiz at the conclusion of the course, and a certificate of attendance will be available upon submission of the quiz.
Courses are approved by the Alabama State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners.