American Animal Hospital Association – Sept. 14-17, 2022


Connexity 2022, Sept. 14-17, Nashville, Tennessee


The meeting offered clinical education and practice management sessions focused on the theme, “Create a Better World.” Also on offer was a pre-conference workshop on cardiopulmonary resuscitation for companion animals. The keynote speakers were Jess Pettitt, San Diego; Jimmy Wayne, Nashville, Tennessee; and Dr. Carrie Journey, San Francisco.


AAHA-Accredited Practice of the Year

Members of the Lafayette Veterinary Care Center team

Lafayette Veterinary Care Center in Lafayette, Louisiana, won this award, which recognizes the outstanding achievements of teams at AAHA-accredited veterinary practices and celebrates ongoing advancements in veterinary medicine. Lafayette Veterinary Care Center is dedicated to providing quality care for patients while working to build a strong culture of excellence within the team.


Dr. Vahrenwald
Dr. Margot K. Vahrenwald
Dr. Thompson
Dr. Mark Thompson

Dr. Margot K. Vahrenwald, Denver, president; Dr. Mark Thompson, Eden, Wisconsin, president-elect; Dr. Scott Driever, Sugar Land, Texas, vice president; Dr. Dermot Jevens, Greenville, South Carolina, secretary-treasurer; Dr. Adam Hechko, North Royalton, Ohio, immediate past president; Garth Jordan, Lakewood, Colorado, chief executive officer; and directors—practice manager Cheryl Smith, Galway, New York, and Dr. Lynn Happel, Grand Rapids, Michigan

A version of this article appears in the February 2023 print issue of JAVMA.