Events, Education, etc.



Upcoming Events

AVMA Veterinary Leadership Conference

Visit with PrideVMC board members at the VLC networking reception.

January 9-12, 2020

Chicago, IL


Veterinary Meeting & Expo (VMX)

Visit the PrideVMC team at our booth # 2850!  Stay tuned for details about an informal Happy Hour event.

January 18-22, 2020

Orlando, FL

Western Veterinary Conference (WVC)

Join PrideVMC Board Members at our informal Happy Hour event.  Details coming soon!

“Being Your Authentic Self” Roundtable Session with PrideVMC board members Dr. Ellen Lowery and Kara Burns, LVT, VTS

February 16-19, 2020

Las Vegas, NV


SAVMA Symposium

Diversity Breakfast

Broad Spectrum Veterinary Student Association (BSVSA)/PrideVMC annual meeting and networking reception.

BSVSA/PrideVMC booth

March 15-16, 2020

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine


Pride Month

June 1-30, 2020


AVMA Convention

Attend the PrideVMC annual meeting and reception and visit the PrideVMC team at our booth.

July 31-August 1, 2020

San Diego, CA


Past Events

AVMA Convention 

Pride VMC Annual Meeting

August 2-6, 2019

Washington, DC

“Live Life, Love All” featuring PrideVMC board members: August 3rd 8-10pm

“Diversity, Authenticity and Wellbeing in the Veterinary Profession (1660)”: August 4th 8-10:50am

PrideVMC Townhall “Being Your Authentic Self (1671)”: August 4th 1-1:50pm

WorldPride NYC Parade

Keep an eye on our Facebook event for updates

June 30, 2019

New York, NY

Toronto Pride

March in a contingent with OVC! Click on this link for more details

June 23, 2019

Toronto, Ontario

SAVMA Annual Conference

March 9-11, 2019

University of Georgia (Athens, GA)

BSVSA – Pride VMC Booth: Booth 67, March 9th 10:00am – March 11th 2:00pm

BSVSA – Pride VMC Social Event: Little Kings Shuffle Bar March 9th 10:30-11:00pm

BSVSA – Pride VMC – Dr. Carmichael Presents “Promoting Wellbeing in LGBTQ Veterinary Students and Professionals: Collaborations Between Veterinary Medicine and Mental Health Professionals”: Classic Center Hermes Room March 10th 11:00-11:50am

BSVSA – Pride VMC Diversity Breakfast: Classic Center in Logotti Hall March 11th 8:00-10:00am

BSVSA – Pride VMC Annual Meeting: Classic Center in Logotti Hall 1&2 March 11th 10:00-12:00pm

AAVMC Annual Conference and Iverson Bell Symposium

March 6-10, 2019

Washington, DC

Poster Presentation: Dr. Carmichael Presents “Promoting Wellbeing in LGBTQ Veterinary Students and Professionals: Collaborations Between Veterinary Medicine and Mental Health Professionals”

Western Veterinary Conference

February 17-20, 2019

Las Vegas, NV

Veterinary Meeting & Expo (VMX)

January 19-23, 2019

Orlando, FL

AVMA Veterinary Leadership Conference

January 10-13, 2019

Chicago, IL

American Association of Equine Practitioners

December 1-5, 2018

San Francisco, CA

Pride VMC Night Out: LookOUT Bar December 1st 7-9pm

Join the Pride VMC board for a social event at the LookOut bar.  Meet other LGBTQ+ equine veterinary professionals in a fun, informal setting.

Pride VMC Town Hall “Be Your Authentic Self in Equine Practice”: Marriot Marquis December 3rd 5-6pm

Join the Pride VMC board for a discussion on the importance of being your authentic self as a LGBTQ+ equine veterinary professional.  Learn from your colleagues on how they deal with stigma, barriers, and personal empowerment in equine practice and veterinary school to become your authentic self.

AVMA Conference

July 14-16, 2018

Denver, CO

Saturday through Monday –  Stop by the Pride VMC Booth Sponsored by Hills

Monday, July 16, 2018

Tracy Witte, Ph.D., Health and Well Being Among LGBTQ Veterinary Professionals: What is it and Why is it Different

Sunday, July 15, 2018

VetTalks Series: Creating Inclusive Classrooms and Clinical Settings for Transgender and Gender Expressive Students, Faculty and Clients. Dr. Dane Whitaker and Dr. Jay Gladden. (CCC Room 607)

Saturday, July 14, 2018

2-2:50 PM Revealing Hidden Bias: How It Can Impact Our Ability to Provide Successful Veterinary Care Co-sponsored by WVLDI and Pride VMC (CCC Room 503-505)

4-5:00 PM Pride VMC Town Hall Meeting. Join a discussion on how to be your authentic self in the veterinary profession. Dr. Melinda Merck (moderator). (CCC Room 607)

5-6:00 PMPride COMING OUT Reception. Join us for a toast to the Pride Veterinary Medical Community PrideVMC Board Meeting (invitation only) Hyatt Regency Hotel (Quartz A)

Meet-the-experts Round Table (Meet Dr. Melinda Merck, Dr. Jay Gladden and Dr. Dane Whitaker ) (CCC Lobby D)

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