AEMV Veterinary Medical Student Case Report Contest

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Lafeber Company is proud to sponsor the Fourth Annual

 Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians

Veterinary Medical Student Case Report Contest

 

Who is eligible?

ALL veterinary students EVERYWHERE

 

Case report

Submit a two (2) page, English-language case report (1500 words or less) about an exotic companion mammal case seen at your college of veterinary medicine OR during an experience in a clinical setting.

 

Case reports should include:

  • Abstract:  Maximum 250-word summary that can be posted publicly
  • History/physical examination findings
  • Diagnostic workup, treatment, and outcome
  • Discussion
  • References

 

For blinding purposes, please:

  • Avoid including the name of the institution at which the work was performed or initials of the authors within the text
  • Remove institution names from illustrations in order to maintain anonymity.
  • Include a title page, separate from the case report and include the title of the paper, names and qualifications of all authors, affiliations and full mailing address including e‐mail addresses, and contact telephone number of student and clinician.

 

Sample [download PDF]

See below for additional details.

Prizes

1st Place:
Pink Book 4th ed
The famous “pink book”:  Quesenberry KE, Orcutt CJ, Mans C, Carpenter JW (eds). Ferrets, Rabbits, and Rodents:  Clinical Medicine and Surgery, 4th ed. St. Louis: Elsevier; 2021.

Carpenter JW, Marion C (eds). Exotic Animal Formulary, 5th ed. St. Louis: Elsevier; 2017.

Mayer J, Donnelly TM. Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Birds and Exotic Pets. Saunders:  St. Louis; 2012.

1 year of FREE Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians membership

2nd Place: Ferrets, Rabbits, and Rodents:  Clinical Medicine and Surgery, 4th ed.

Carpenter JW (ed). Exotic Animal Formulary, 5th ed. Elsevier, 2017.

1 year of FREE Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians membership

3rd Place: Ferrets, Rabbits, and Rodents:  Clinical Medicine and Surgery, 4th ed.

1 year of FREE Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians membership

Permission and privacy concerns

Obtain permission from the supervising clinician (required) and the owner (optional depending on local privacy laws or facility standards). The supervising clinician(s) must be included as a case report co-author.

Winning case report abstracts will be posted on the members-only sections of the Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians (AEMV) website and LafeberVet.

 

Deadline

Submissions to info@aemv.org must be received by midnight EST (New York) on Friday, April 30, 2021.

Entries will be evaluated and graded by members of the AEMV Research/Scientific Committee and winners will be notified May 28, 2021.

 

Learn more

See the abstracts of the 2020 winning case reports.

Interested in learning more about exotic companion mammal medicine? Visit AEMV.org or email info@aemv.org for more information about the Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians’ Student Chapter Program and Student Membership.

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