AAVCAmerican Association of Veterinary Clinicians

2009 MINUTES

AAVC Department Heads and Hospital Directors Meeting

April 2 and 3, 2009

 

BUSINESS MEETING

 

April 2, 2009

 

Convene 8:00 a.m.

 

            Minutes taken by Molly McKee, Executive Director, AAVC

 

AAVC General Session – VTH/Department Issues of Interest

 

  1. VIRMP Update – Roger Fingland – KSU -   Attachment A
  2. Managing a VTH with No Bailout – Pat LeBlanc – MSU – Attachment B
  3. Maintaining an Academic Department During an Economic Recession – Paul Lunn – CSU – Attachment C
  4. Breakout Sessions
    1. Group 1 -  Hospital Directors – Successful model for growth or improved profitability in VTHs. How to Keep Staff Up When the Economy is Down
    2. Group 2 – Department Chairs – Successful Models for Faculty Growth in Academic Departments. Departmental and VTH Strategies to Respond to Economic Stress.

Adjourn 4:00 p.m.

 

April 3, 2009

 

Convene 8:00 a.m.

 

AAVC General Session

 

  1. Tracking Students Clinical Competencies *One45 – Attachment D
  2. Survey of Faculty Incentive Plans – Greg Daniel – Virginia Tech
  3. Nutritional Compliance and Referring Veterinarian Study from 10 VTH’s – Chuck Wayner – Hills Pet Nutrition – Attachment D


Adjourn 11:30 a.m.

 

Respectfully Submitted,

 

Roger B. Fingland, Secretary/Treasurer