Events, Education, etc.



Upcoming Events


 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 Veterinary Leadership Conference

January 10-13, 2019

Chicago, IL


Veterinary Meeting & Expo (VMX)

January 19-23, 2019

Orlando, FL


Western Veterinary Conference

February 17-20, 2019

Las Vegas, NV


SAVMA Symposium

Broad Spectrum Annual Meetings

March 9-11, 2019

University of Georgia

Athens, GA


AAVMC Annual Conference and Iverson Bell Symposium

(Pride VMC has submitted two presentations)

March 6-10, 2019

Washington, DC


Pacific Veterinary Conference

June 21-24, 2019

Long Beach, CA


AVMA Convention 

Pride VMC Annual Meetings

August 2-6, 2019

Washington, DC


Past Events

AVMA Conference

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 Galdden and Dr. Dane Whitaker ) (CCC Lobby D)

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