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ACZM Traditional Short Courses



Course Dates:  June 16 - 20, 2014

Karen C Drayer Wildlife Health Center

School of Veterinary Medicine

1089 Veterinary Medicine Drive

University of California, Davis 95616


The Karen C. Drayer Wildlife Health Center is pleased to announce the American College of Zoological Medicine Short Course to be held June 16 – 20, 2014.

Speakers will include: Dr. Ray Wack, Dr. Murray Fowler, Dr. Joanne Paul Murphy, Dr. David Guzman, Dr. Kirsten Gilardi, Dr. Olivia Petritz, Dr. Dave Jessup, Dr. Laurie Gage, Dr. Tara Harrison.

In addition to topic presentations, mock Day 1 and Day 2 exams will be included on a daily basis. Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with ACZM exam committee members, credential committee chair and fellow students regarding the examination. Presenters will discuss their study strategy and provide digital copies of their presentation materials. No written notes will be available.

Davis California is easily accessible from the Sacramento International Airport (airfare not included in registration cost)

Registration cost ($700) includes continental breakfast, lunch and snacks during breaks.



A block of hotel rooms have been reserved at The Hyatt Place, Davis CA. When making reservations, please call the hotel directly (530) 756-9500 and mention ACZM/Wildlife Health Center. The nightly room rate is $159. As the short course is occurring immediately after undergraduate graduation, rooms are limited. Please make reservations promptly. Please do not make reservations at other hotels as this is the only hotel with shuttle service to the Wildlife Health Center.

Hyatt Place UC Davis

173 Old Davis Rd

Davis CA 95616



Pre-registration is required for the short course. All people attending any portion of the course must register for the entire course (no single day registration). The short course is subject to cancellation if registration numbers are inadequate to cover the costs of the program. Register early to help prevent course cancellation.


Registration fee is $700 if paid before 1 June 2014 and $750 if paid after that date.


For your convenience, 24 hour a day registration is available via the ACZM website (credit card payment required).  Make sure that you include your email address during the online registration. A confirmation email will be sent with additional information. If you are unable to register via the website, please contact Dr. Ray Wack ( for alternative registration options.


The short course will be held at the Karen C. Drayer Wildlife Health Center on the UC Davis campus (1089 Veterinary Medicine Dr, Davis CA 9616). The conference hotel has a free shuttle service. There is limited parking ($6 per day permit required) around the Wildlife Health Center.


*** Cancelations & Refunds ***

If registration cancellation is made on or before 5 pm June 1, 2014, a refund of 80% of registration fee will be given. We are unable to refund fees for non-attendance or cancellation after 1 June 2014. If the course is cancelled, full refund will be given. If the registrant is unable to attend, we encourage an alternate to be appointed in their place in lieu of cancellation.


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