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BOARD OF TRUSTEES

The Official Publication of the Southern California Veterinary Medical Association

Raymond De Villa, D.V.M.
President - Region I 

Karla Nichols, D.V.M.

Vice President - Region II 

April 2021 Volume 65 Number 4

Megan Nowell, D.V.M.

Treasurer - Trustee At Large 

Inez Del Pino, D.V.M.
Trustee - Region I 

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Adam Gerstein, D.V.M.
Trustee - Region I 

Georgina Marquez, D.V.M.
Trustee - Region II 

Melissa Tompkins, CVPM,
CCFPPara - Professional -
Trustee At Large 

STAFF

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Peter Weinstein, DVM, MBA
Executive Director

Lucy Perez

Assistant Director

Allyne Moon, RVT
Membership

Savanna Stanford
Bookkeeper

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IN THIS ISSUE...

	18	 	 UC Davis Update

	 3	 	 Chapter Meetings &		
			Calendar
	 4	 	 President's Perspective
	 5	 	 SCVMA Profile

	19	 	 Tools for Success

Michael J. Smith, DVM

	 7	 	Pulsepoints
	11	 	 Practical Pathology

Staphylococcus sciuri Bacterial
Sepsis in a Cat

UC Davis Takes a One Health
Approach to New Clinical
Discoveries
Workplace Hazard
Communications

	20	 	 Angel Fund	
	21	 	 Dear Tabby

Mental Health and Suicide Joint
Statement from AAVMC/AVMA

	22	 	 The RVT

Disaster Response

	12	 	 COVER FEATURE STORY

Optimizing
Veterinary Practice
Staff Increases
Efficiency and
Retains Clients
	16	 	 Medical Leeway
Sense and Sensitivity

	

	23	 	 Industry Insights
	24	 	 Quick Reference

Glaucoma Therapy, Part Two

	25	 	 Digital Photography for 	
			Veterinarians
#68: On Safari in Africa, Part 5

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	52	

	 AVMA Diplomates
	Resources
	 Disease Table
	 From the SCVMA Office
APRIL 2021

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pulse - April 2021

Pulse - April 2021
Chapter Meetings & Calendar
President’s Perspective
SCVMA Profile
Pulsepoints
Practical Pathology
Optimizing Veterinary Practice Staff Increases Efficiency and Retains Clients
Medical Leeway
UC Davis Update
Tools for Success
Angel Fund
Dear Tabby
The RVT
Industry Insights
Quick Reference
Digital Photography for Veterinarians
AVMA Diplomates
Resources
Disease Table
From the SCVMA Office
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Pulse - April 2021 - Chapter Meetings & Calendar
Pulse - April 2021 - President’s Perspective
Pulse - April 2021 - SCVMA Profile
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Pulse - April 2021 - Pulsepoints
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Pulse - April 2021 - Practical Pathology
Pulse - April 2021 - Optimizing Veterinary Practice Staff Increases Efficiency and Retains Clients
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Pulse - April 2021 - Medical Leeway
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Pulse - April 2021 - UC Davis Update
Pulse - April 2021 - Tools for Success
Pulse - April 2021 - Angel Fund
Pulse - April 2021 - Dear Tabby
Pulse - April 2021 - The RVT
Pulse - April 2021 - Industry Insights
Pulse - April 2021 - Quick Reference
Pulse - April 2021 - Digital Photography for Veterinarians
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