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Feline Medicine Interactive Workshop

Feline Medicine Interactive Workshop

Interact with and learn from leading feline experts and your peers – join this exclusive feline workshop.

Incorporate the art and science of managing feline cases with leading experts Drs Jessica Quimby and Carolyn O'Brien. 

The workshop will cover key areas of feline medicine, including endocrine, respiratory, cardiac, and gastrointestinal disease as well as pharmacology and dermatology. These areas will be explored through interactive presentations and case discussion. You also have the option of reviewing/discussing your own cases. 

This workshop is the face-to-face learning component of the CVE 2-year Feline Medicine Distance Education course, but you are welcome to join us if you are an AAFP member or an AAFP conference attendee. Places are limited so don’t delay your enrollment to secure your place in this feline focused event.

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What is Feline Medicine Distance Education?

The Centre for Veterinary Education at the University of Sydney has been successfully running the Feline Medicine Distance Education course for the past 20 years, and it attracts international participants. The course is designed to reinforce, deepen and broaden your knowledge of feline medicine in a practical, interactive and enjoyable way. For more information about early enrollment to commence your study in 2019, visit: 



  • Systemic Fungal Infections – Diagnosis, Clinical Management and Public Health Aspects– Carolyn O’Brien

  • Managing Concurrent Hyperthyroidism and Renal Disease - Jessica Quimby

  • Selected Case Studies in Feline Dermatology – Carolyn O’Brien

  • Pearls from ACVIM/ECVIM Abstracts – Jessica Quimby 

  • Updates in Feline Clinical Pharmacology - Jessica Quimby

  • Selected Case Studies in Feline Cardiology – Carolyn O’Brien

  • Teasing Out the Diagnostic Challenges of IBD and Concurrent Endocrinopathies - Jessica Quimby

  • Participant Case Studies


Tuesday 25 - Wednesday 26 September 2018
9.00 - 17.00
Charlotte Convention Center - Conference Venue
501 S. College St.
Charlotte, NC
United States


BA (Anthropology & Zoology) DVM DACVIM PhD

Jessica Quimby received her veterinary degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2003 and completed a small animal rotating internship in Sacramento, CA. She subsequently spent two years in feline exclusive private practice in Grand Rapids, Michigan before moving to Colorado State University. Wanting to learn more about medicine and advance the state of medical knowledge for cats, Jessica completed a combined small animal internal medicine residency and PhD program. In 2012 she completed her PhD entitled 'Feline Chronic Kidney Disease: Novel Approaches to Etiology, Specific Therapy and Supportive Care' and was faculty at Colorado State until 2017. Dr Quimby is now a faculty member at the Ohio State University. Her research continues to focus on chronic kidney disease in cats. She has an interest in clinical trials and clinical pharmacology which is aimed at improving supportive care and quality of life in cats with chronic kidney disease. Jessica is one of the tutors of the CVE/ISFM feline medicine DE course. 


BVSc (Hons) MVetClinStud FANZCVS

Having successfully gained her fellowship qualification, Carolyn commenced referral practice in Melbourne, from the Veterinary Referral Hospital in Hallam and then from the University of Melbourne. She is now one of the directors of Melbourne Cat Vets. Currently in the final stages of her PhD project, she has a busy family life with two children and two 20-year-old Burmese cats. Carolyn is interested in all aspects of feline medicine, particularly infectious diseases and clinical microbiology. She also has a strong interest in the theoretical underpinnings of effective adult learning and professional development. Carolyn is one of the tutors of the CVE/ISFM feline medicine DE course. 



Single Day RegistrationFull registration (2 days)
AUD $330AUD $520