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2017 AzVMA Annual State Meeting 5-24-17
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2017 AzVMA Annual State Meeting 5-24-17

When: Wednesday, May 24, 2017
From 8:30 am until 5:30 pm
Where: Phoenix Marriott Tempe at The Buttes
2000 W Westcourt Way
Tempe, Arizona  85282
United States
Contact: Carole Williams

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Session Details

AzVMA Annual State Meeting - Inaugural and Awards Luncheon - Allied Ice Cream Social

will be held at the Phoenix Marriott Tempe at the Buttes on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 from 8:30 am until 5:30 pm

Join us for this full-day meeting approved for 6 CE hours by the Arizona Academy of Veterinary Practice!


Schedule & Topics 

8:30 am - 9:00 am


9:00 am - 12:15 pm

Topic: Atopic Dermatitis: Current Topics and  Therapy.

Pyoderma in the edge of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus & Clinical Pearls: Dermatology tricks not found in Textbooks

Speaker: John Angus, DVM, DACVD

Location: Amphitheater

Break: 10:30-10:45 am


Speaker Sponsored by: Zoetis

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Inaugural - Awards Luncheon

Location: Kachina Ballroom

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Topic: Juvenile Canine Orthopedic Disease

Speaker: Michael H. Jaffe, DVM, MS, DACVS

Location: Amphitheater


Speaker Sponsored by: Midwestern University

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Allied Ice Cream Social
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Topic: Muscle Injuries in Dogs

Speaker: Michael H. Jaffe, DVM, MS, DACVS

Location: Amphitheater


Speaker Sponsored by: Midwestern University



John Angus, DVM, DACVD

Dr. Angus graduated from University of California Davis in 1994. After obtaining his degree in Veterinary Medicine, he worked in a private small animal and emergency practice for five years. Dr. Angus completed his residency in dermatology at the University of Illinois and became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Dermatology in 2003. He remained at the University as a visiting clinical professor until 2004, where he received recognition as a teacher of excellence. Dr. Angus joined Animal Dermatology Clinic in 2007 and sees patients in Pasadena, CA.

Dr. Angus has written extensively for journals, veterinary textbooks, and is frequently invited to speak at national and international conferences. Currently Dr. Angus serves as a member of the ACVD Education Committee and is on the editorial boards for the Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association and Veterinary Dermatology, the official journal of the European Society of Veterinary Dermatology.



Michael H. Jaffe, DVM, MS, DACVS

Dr. Michael Jaffe is a 1991 graduate from the University of Missouri-College of Veterinary Medicine. Following veterinary school he worked as a primary care practitioner for 4 years in St. Joseph, MO and Ft. Lauderdale, FL. He then completed a 1-year Companion Animal Medicine and Surgery rotating internship and a 3-year Small Animal Surgery residency at Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine where he also obtained a Master’s degree in Veterinary Clinical Sciences. In 2002 Dr. Jaffe became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. He then practiced as a small animal surgeon in Bloomfield Hills, MI for 5 years and Mesa, AZ for 10 years. Since 2014 he has been on faculty at Midwestern University College of Veterinary Medicine as an Assistant Professor of Small Animal Surgery. His research interests include Laser Tissue Welding in collaboration with Arizona State University Dept. of Chemical Engineering and the Dept. of Surgery at the Mayo Clinic. He is currently also involved in clinical Stem-Cell Therapy research.



Alliance Bank of Arizona

Ames Diversified Services LLC

AZ Pet Vet – A Family of Animal Hospitals


Camala C. Bailey, CPA, PC – CPA-4-Vets

Capital Source - Small Business Lending

Diamondback Drugs

Elanco Companion Animal Health

Midwestern University

PHOCUS Financial

Royal Canin

VCA Animal Referral & Emergency Center of Arizona

VCA Paradise Valley Emergency Animal Hospital

Veterinary Anesthesia Systems Inc

Veterinary Practice Advisors




Cancellation Policy: Cancellations before 5-1-17 will receive refunds in full. No-shows or cancellations received after 5-1-17 will be charged the full amount.


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