VETgirl U Conference

2nd VETgirl U Veterinary Conference to be held in Chicago on August 5-8, 2021. Registration Now Open!

You've heard the rumors – VETgirl U Veterinary Conference is back in 2021!

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2nd Biennial VETgirl U Veterinary Conference to be held in Chicago on August 5-8, 2021.

We are very excited to announce our second VETgirl U Conference – August 5-8, 2021. This will be hosted at the luxurious Fairmont Hotel, a AAA Four-Diamond Luxury Hotel in Downtown Chicago, Illinois. So, save the date. Because it’s the only conference where you’re wined and dined, and taken care of in true VETgirl fashion. Awesome speakers, evening events to network and relax, FREE daycare, and free swag!

The 1st event will be a networking gala, which will start on Thursday, (8/5) at 7PM at the Adler Planetarium! Then, the learning will begin for full days of TED-like talks on Friday (8/6) and Saturday (8/7) and lectures that will end around 1-2pm on Sunday (8/8). Stay tuned for the official conference schedule, which will be posted closer to date! Keep scrolling below to see our speakers, agendas and more below!

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We’re still planning on making this THE BEST conference ever. Get 16-20 hours of RACE-approved CE in our TED-talk, case-based program, with topics ranging from surgery to anesthesia to emergency to derm to neuro! We promise it’ll be the most clinically relevant CE you get live (Well, besides our online webinars).

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When registering for this conference, you’re agreeing to the VETgirl Conference Attendee Policy and Guidelines.

This program is pending approval by the AAVSB RACE to offer a total of 20.00 CE Credits (20.00 max) being available to any one veterinarian: and/or 20.00 Veterinary Technician CE Credits (20.00 max). This RACE approval is for the subject matter categories of: Medical/Non-Medical, using the delivery method of Seminar/Lecture. This approval will be valid in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE; however, participants are responsible for ascertaining each board’s CE requirements.

*Daycare registration will be limited to out of state attendees and provided on a first come, first serve basis allocated based on registration date.

A Conference for Veterinary Dreamers and Doers

Even if you missed the networking gala, the paddleboat cruise down the Mississippi River, morning yoga, free daycare, free passes to Nickelodeon Universe, amazing food, SWAG, being featured on our social media wall, and more… you can still get a glimpse into the fun from last Summer.

VETgirl U 2018 Lectures Now Available On-Demand!

Available On-Demand

VETgirl U 2018

For VETgirl U 2021 lectures / speakers, please click on the Speakers & Talks tab.

If you missed the 2018 conference, but don’t want to miss the clinically relevant TED-talk lectures? All of the practical VETgirl U lectures from the 2018 live event are available on-demand. Whether you are a member or a non-member, you can get them now and earn yourself 20 hrs of RACE-approved CE.

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Conference Schedule (updated 2/9/21)

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Dr. Leah Cohn, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
Dr. Ryan Fries, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)
Dr. Catriona M. MacPhail, DVM, DACVS
Dr. Justine A. Lee, DVM, DACVECC, DABT
Dr. Natalie Marks, DVM
Jeannine Moga, MA, MSW, LCSW, CHO, VETgirl
Dr. Garret Pachtinger, VMD, DACVECC
Dr. Shelby Reinstein, DVM, MS, DACVO
Dr. Kim Selting, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology), DACVR (Radiation Oncology)
Dr. Christopher Snyder, DVM, DAVDC
Dr. Fred Wininger, VMD, DACVIM (neurology)
Dr. Matthew Winter, DACVR
and more coming soon!


Hill's Pet Nutrition
Blue Buffalo
Veterinary Emergency Group (VEG)


AERC (Animal Emergency & Referral Center of Minnesota)
Blue Buffalo
Blue Pearl Veterinary Partners
Companion Therapy Laser by Litecure
ExeGi Pharma
Hill's Pet Nutrition
i-Med Animal Health
International Veterinary Seminars IVS
PhotoShoot (Images by IBA)
Royal Canin
TEEF - by Primal Health
Veterinary Emergency Group (VEG)
VetStem Biopharma