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Register for the 2022 AVMLA Continuing Education Program

July 30-31, 2022 – Philadelphia, PA

The AVMLA has traditionally held an annual continuing education conference for over 25 years.


This two-day conference brings together a group of the most well-respected, top professionals in the veterinary legal and medical field. Our speakers will focus on how the practice of veterinary medicine has changed over the past 25 years and what a industry professional needs to know to stay relevant in today's changing landscape.


Sessions will include discussion on the changing laws on veterinary liability, what attorneys and veterinarians need to know about the changes and liabilities of telemedicine post-COVID, updates regarding CVM GFI #256 - Compounding Animal Drugs from Bulk Drug Substances, just to highlight a few.

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Complete the registration form below, submit and the office will send you a confirmation email/payment link.


  • AVMLA Members: $175

  • AVMLA Non-Member: $275

  • Students: Join AVMLA (Free) and Register for $50

  • Speaker: Free


Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

Franklin Hall 13 

Address: 1201 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Phone: (215) 625-2900


AVMLA 2022 Program Schedule  -   subject to change. 

AVMLA 2022 Continuing Education Annual Meeting (preliminary schedule)

July 30-31, 2022 – Philadelphia, PA

Franklin Hall 13 at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

The Changing Legalities of Veterinary Medicine…Post Covid


Saturday, July 30

1:00 – 5:00 pm                 Registration


2:00 - 2:10 pm                  Welcome


2:10 - 3:30 pm                  The Changing Laws on Veterinary Liability

                                            Mark Cushing, JD, Animal Policy Group


3:30 – 3:45                        Break


3:45 - 5:00 pm                  The Changes and Liabilities of Telemedicine Post Covid

                                            Marty Greer, DVM, JD, AVMLA President, Veterinary Village


5:00 - 6:00 pm                  Annual Membership Meeting and Reception


6:30 - 9:00 pm                  AVMLA Networking Dinner (no host)


Sunday, July 31st

8:00 – 9:00 am                 Registration/Networking


9:00 – 9:05 am                 Welcome


9:05 – 10:00 am                AVMA State Legislative Roundup

                                            W. Cody Corcelius, JD, State Policy Analyst, Division of State Advocacy

                                            American Veterinary Medical Association


10:00 - 11:00 am              Veterinary Non-Competes

                                           Debra Hamilton, Esq., Principal, Hamilton Law and Mediation, PLLC

                                           Donna C. Kline, JD., Ph.D., AVMLA President-Elect

                                           Paul Diaz, Esq., CEO, Hire Power Consulting

11:00am – 12:00 pm       The Correlation between Animal Abuse, Human Violence and Veterinarian Liability

                                          John Scott, DVM, JD, Scott Veterinary Services


12:00pm – 1:00pm          Lunch Honoring John Thomas, Esq. AVMLA Life Member

                                           Sponsored by the ASCPA
                                           Beverly J. Jones, Esq. Sponsor Remarks
                                           Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, ASPCA
                                           John Scott, DVM, JD, Remarks


1:00 - 2:15 pm                  Corporate Ownership of Veterinary Medicine 

                                           Donna C. Kline, JD., Ph.D., AVMLA President-Elect

2:15 – 2:30 pm                 Break


2:30 - 4:00 pm                CVM GFI #256 - Compounding Animal Drugs from Bulk Drug Substances           
                                          Amber McCoig, DVM, Senior Veterinary Medical Officer, Science Policy, Office of the                          
                                          Director at US FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine

4:00 - 4:30 pm                Adjournment/Networking