<div dir="ltr"><p style="background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"></p><ul><li><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><b><b>Grand Rounds on February 6</b><br></b></font></li><li><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><b><b><b style="font-family:arial,sans-serif">VHM 411 Seminar Series on February 8</b><br></b></b></font></li><li><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><b><b><b style="font-family:arial,sans-serif"><b style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif">Pet sitter needed February 18-25</b><br></b></b></b></font></li><li><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><b><b><b style="font-family:arial,sans-serif"><b style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif"><strong style="color:rgb(34,34,34);font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px">Broad Spectrum receives $10,000 grant </strong></b></b></b></b></font></li></ul><p></p><p style="background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><b>****************************************************************************************************************</b></font></p><p style="background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><b>Grand Rounds on February 6</b><span></span></font></p>

<p style="background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Dr. Pan will present "Canine<span class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-apple-converted-space"> </span>Hyperadrenocorticism," during Grand Rounds
on Monday, February 6, 2017, in Lecture
Room C, at 8:30 a.m. All are welcome.</font> <span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri,sans-serif"><span></span></span></p><p style="background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif">-30-</span><br></p><div><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><b>VHM 411
Seminar Series on February 8<span></span></b></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial">Wednesday, Lecture
Theatre A, 8:15 a.m.<span></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><span> </span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial">Madonna
Morrison: Carpal Valgus in Two Foals<br>
Lisa Leachman: Acute Hepatitis in
2-year-old Alaskan Malamute<span></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial">Vanessa
Gerber: Traumatic cervical injury in a Rouen Duck<span></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial">Kathleen
Muckenhirn: Discospondylitis in a 7-yr-old Doberman<span></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><span> </span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal"><span></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal"><span style="background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial">Everyone is welcome!</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal"><span style="background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><br></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:19.2pt;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial">-30-<br></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:19.2pt;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif"><b>Pet sitter needed February 18-25</b></span></p>I am looking for a reliable person to come and house sit our pet cat and feed a tank of fish while my husband and I are away for one week beginning Saturday, February 18th, with return on Saturday, February 25th. You would live in my house at 11 Villa Avenue, Brighton, for the week, and the duties would only include the feeding of the fish once each day and taking care of the cat: feeding, watering, cleaning the cat litter, and a little brushing and playing. The cat's name is Samson. He is a totally indoor pure-bred silver Maine Coon, almost three years old, and very friendly.<div style="color:rgb(0,0,0)"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><br></font></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0)"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">We acquired Samson four weeks before Christmas, and do not want to leave him entirely alone for this week with someone coming only for a few minutes each day to feed him and clean the litter box. Sam is only just settled into our home, and is unused to being alone for entire days and nights. There is no expectation that you would have to be here all day – in and out is fine. However, we expect most evenings for the week would be spent here, and at least a few hours during each day. We would prefer that you sleep here, (Samson will likely join you if you wish!) but this is negotiable. We would pay whatever the going rate for this type of pet-sitting requires, and you would have a lovely, well equipped home to enjoy for the week, plus a beautiful furry companion! </font></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0)"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><br></font></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0)"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">If you are interested, please call me at either <a href="tel:(902)%20367-2850" value="+19023672850" target="_blank">902-367-2850</a> or <a href="tel:(902)%20393-8820" value="+19023938820" target="_blank">902-<wbr>393-8820</a> for details and information. We would love to meet with you, have you meet Samson, and give you any particulars you need for this week. Hoping to have many replies for this cushy job by <span class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-aBn"><span class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-aQJ"><b>Thursday, February 16th</b></span></span>! </font></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0)"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><br></font></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0)"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Ann Francis </font></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0)"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><br></font></div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0)"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">-30-</font></div><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:19.2pt;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><strong style="font-size:12.8px"><br></strong></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:19.2pt;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><strong style="font-size:12.8px">Broad Spectrum receives $10,000 grant   </strong><br></p><p class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-m_-169527122879186154m_-8251297335069961640m_3932181867560009512p1" style="font-size:12.8px"><span class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-m_-169527122879186154m_-8251297335069961640m_3932181867560009512s1">The Broad Spectrum Veterinary Student Association received a $10,000 grant from leading, animal health provider, <em>Merial</em> - now part of Boehringer Ingelheim. The funding is part of a larger $25,000 grant to the Lesbian and Gay Veterinary Medical Association (LGVMA) which will be used to support their strategic plan for advocacy, wellness and <strong><em>veterinary student support </em></strong>in 2017.</span></p><p class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-m_-169527122879186154m_-8251297335069961640m_3932181867560009512p1" style="font-size:12.8px"><span class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-m_-169527122879186154m_-8251297335069961640m_3932181867560009512s1">The student-run Broad Spectrum Veterinary Student Association will use their "seed money" funding to support their national outreach efforts for empowering LGBT veterinary student chapters and clubs at colleges of veterinary medicine across North America. Each Broad Spectrum student chapter or club, or groups with a similar mission inclusive of LGBT support and advocacy, can apply to receive a $500 stipend towards their campus LGBT advocacy and networking through <span class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-aBn"><span class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-aQJ">November 1, 2017</span></span>. Please contact <a href="mailto:broadspectrumoutreach@gmail.com" target="_blank"><span class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-m_-169527122879186154m_-8251297335069961640m_3932181867560009512s2">broadspectrumoutreach@<wbr>gmail.com</span></a> for a grant application and/or for information on how to create a Broad Spectrum chapter at your veterinary college campus.</span></p><p class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-m_-169527122879186154m_-8251297335069961640m_3932181867560009512p1" style="font-size:12.8px"><span class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-m_-169527122879186154m_-8251297335069961640m_3932181867560009512s1"><em>Broad Spectrum Veterinary Student Association envisions an inclusive academic veterinary community, where sharing experiences and educational opportunities inspire community engagement and equality so that LGBTQ people and allies are able to contribute to and thrive within a diverse veterinary profession and academic environment. </em></span></p><p class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-m_-169527122879186154m_-8251297335069961640m_3932181867560009512p1" style="font-size:12.8px"><span class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-m_-169527122879186154m_-8251297335069961640m_3932181867560009512s1"><strong><em>Call for Nominations: 2017 Broad Spectrum LGBT+ Awareness Award</em></strong></span></p><p class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-m_-169527122879186154m_-8251297335069961640m_3932181867560009512p1" style="font-size:12.8px"><span class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-m_-169527122879186154m_-8251297335069961640m_3932181867560009512s1">The national Broad Spectrum also is issuing a Call for Nominations for their 2017 LGBT+ Awareness Awards. The award(s) is given out at the SAVMA Symposium to faculty members, industry supporters or veterinary students who go above and beyond to provide support and ensure inclusivity regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. The award(s) seek to recognize those individuals who have demonstrated commitment to Broad Spectrum's mission by developing awareness of the LGBT+ community and its importance within the realm of veterinary education and practice.</span></p><p class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-m_-169527122879186154m_-8251297335069961640m_3932181867560009512p1" style="font-size:12.8px"><span class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-m_-169527122879186154m_-8251297335069961640m_3932181867560009512s1">Last year's recipients were Dean Deborah Kochevar of Cummings' School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, Dr. Suzie Kovacs of Western University of Health Sciences College of Veterinary Medicine and Dr. Kenita Rogers of Texas A & M College of veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences.</span></p><p class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-m_-169527122879186154m_-8251297335069961640m_3932181867560009512p1" style="font-size:12.8px"><span class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-m_-169527122879186154m_-8251297335069961640m_3932181867560009512s1">Please send nominations by <span class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-aBn"><span class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-aQJ">March 15, 2017</span></span> to <a href="mailto:broadspectrumoutreach@gmail.com" target="_blank"><span class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-m_-169527122879186154m_-8251297335069961640m_3932181867560009512s2">broadspectrumoutreach@<wbr>gmail.com</span></a> . Please include a short bio and essay on why this individual is deserving of this award. A follow up press release will be sent out to veterinary academia.</span></p><p class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-m_-169527122879186154m_-8251297335069961640m_3932181867560009512p2" style="font-size:12.8px"><span class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-m_-169527122879186154m_-8251297335069961640m_3932181867560009512s1"><strong>Call for Nominations: National Leadership Team</strong></span></p><p class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-m_-169527122879186154m_-8251297335069961640m_3932181867560009512p2" style="font-size:12.8px"><span class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-m_-169527122879186154m_-8251297335069961640m_3932181867560009512s1">The national Broad Spectrum Veterinary Student Association is now accepting applications and nominations for the 2017 to 2019 leadership team. Terms are for 1-2 years, and vacancies include vice president, secretary, treasurer, Webmaster, fundraiser and public relations. Elections and the Annual Meeting are held at the SAVMA Symposium each year. We also participate at the Iverson Bell Symposiums. <strong>Make your school and chapter part of the national leadership team. </strong>The volunteer job includes monthly video meetings, mentorship and opportunity for leadership and fundraising skill development. Send nominations to Broad Spectrum directly by <span class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-aBn"><span class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-aQJ">March 15</span></span>.</span></p><p class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-m_-169527122879186154m_-8251297335069961640m_3932181867560009512p2" style="font-size:12.8px"><span class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-m_-169527122879186154m_-8251297335069961640m_3932181867560009512s1"><strong>Iverson Bell Symposium 2017</strong></span></p><p class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-m_-169527122879186154m_-8251297335069961640m_3932181867560009512p2" style="font-size:12.8px"><span class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-m_-169527122879186154m_-8251297335069961640m_3932181867560009512s1">Join the panel discussion on <span class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-aBn"><span class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-aQJ">March 11</span></span> at the Iverson Bell Symposium titled <em>Creating a Climate of Inclusion for LGBT+ Colleagues</em> on your veterinary campus. The panel discussion will feature Dean Debbie Kochevar (Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine), Dr. Michael Chaddock (Michigan State University), Dr. Kenita Rogers (Texas A & M University), Rhiannon Koehler (University of Missouri) and Mike Dibler (University of Florida). <em>This event is sponsored by VCA.</em></span></p><p class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-m_-169527122879186154m_-8251297335069961640m_3932181867560009512p2" style="font-size:12.8px"><span class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-m_-169527122879186154m_-8251297335069961640m_3932181867560009512s1"><strong>SAVMA Symposium 2017</strong></span></p><p class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-m_-169527122879186154m_-8251297335069961640m_3932181867560009512p2" style="font-size:12.8px"><span class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-m_-169527122879186154m_-8251297335069961640m_3932181867560009512s1">Please join us in College Station for the SAVMA Symposium and Broad Spectrum Annual Meeting. There will be a Broad Spectrum-VOICE diversity networking breakfast sponsored <em>by Hill's Pet Nutrition</em> on <span class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-aBn"><span class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-aQJ">Thursday, March 16</span></span>. That evening, there will be a LGVMA-Broad Spectrum networking social event on <span class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-aBn"><span class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-aQJ">Thursday, March 16 at 9 PM</span></span> sponsored by <em>Zoetis</em>. Dr. Michael Chaddock's will offer his keynote lecture <em>LGBT Wellness-Not the Same as for Our Straight Brothers and Sisters</em> <span class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-aBn"><span class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-aQJ">on Friday</span></span> 17 which will be followed by the Broad Spectrum Animal Meeting and Elections.</span></p><p class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-m_-169527122879186154m_-8251297335069961640m_3932181867560009512p2" style="font-size:12.8px"><span class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-m_-169527122879186154m_-8251297335069961640m_3932181867560009512s1">For more information or to join the Broad Spectrum VSA private Facebook group, please contact Broad Spectrum at <a href="mailto:broadspectrumoutreach@gmail.com" target="_blank"><span class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-m_-169527122879186154m_-8251297335069961640m_3932181867560009512s2">broadspectrumoutreach@<wbr>gmail.com</span></a>  </span></p><p class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-m_-169527122879186154m_-8251297335069961640m_3932181867560009512p3" style="font-size:12.8px"><span class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-m_-169527122879186154m_-8251297335069961640m_3932181867560009512s3">Check <a href="http://www.lgvma.org/" target="_blank"><span class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-m_-169527122879186154m_-8251297335069961640m_3932181867560009512s4">www.lgvma.org</span></a> or <a href="http://www.facebook.com/lgvma" target="_blank"><span class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-m_-169527122879186154m_-8251297335069961640m_3932181867560009512s2">www.<wbr>facebook.com/lgvma</span></a> for updates.</span></p><p class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-m_-169527122879186154m_-8251297335069961640m_3932181867560009512p3" style="font-size:12.8px"><span class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail-m_-169527122879186154m_-8251297335069961640m_3932181867560009512s3">-30-</span></p></div>-- <br><div class="gmail-m_-1788444489235310252gmail_signature"><div dir="ltr">Anna MacDonald<div>External Relations Officer</div><div><a href="mailto:avcstudentbulletin@upei.ca" target="_blank">avcstudentbulletin@upei.ca</a><br></div><div><br></div></div></div>
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