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2022 SCVMA AWARDS
I
t is never too early to think about recognizing
those who have gone above
and beyond on behalf of the veterinary
profession, organized veterinary medicine
and the SCVMA.
SCVMA Education and
Scholarhip Foundation
Special Gift
The SCVMA recently received an
unexpected donation from Lou
Gatto, founder of Gatto McFerson,
CPAs, and recipient of the 2019
Don Mahan Award, the SCVMA's
highest honor.
His donation of $1,200 " will go a
long way toward helping the Education
and Scholarship Foundation
in its mission, " said SCVMA Executive
Director Peter Weinstein.
The Education and Scholarship
Foundation is a non-profit organization
whose mission is to provide
continuing education programs for
the veterinary profession in the Los
Angeles and Orange County area
as well as to provide scholarships
for individuals to attend veterinary
medical colleges or registered veterinary
technician schools.
The gift is one of the largest
received by the foundation. Lou
noted that it reflects his desire to
positively influence the long-term
success of the profession and of
the association.
You can make a contribution to the
foundation. To do so:
Call the office at 714-831-7493 and
speak to Allyne.
Email the office at bookkeeper@
scvma.org.
Go online to https://members.
scvma.org/donations/Default.asp?
Thank you, Lou!
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Award winners are recognized each year
at SCVMA's annual celebration. The 2022
celebration is scheduled for Saturday,
February 5, at Disney's Grand Californian.
Applications must be received by September
1. The awards:
The Ginny Grant Award, named after
an SCVMA matriarch, is presented to
someone who has shown ongoing support
for an SCVMA member veterinarian,
has actively participated in programs
to help educate the pet-owning public
about responsible pet ownership or has
actively educated the public about the
veterinary profession. The winner is chosen
by the SCVMA Board of Trustees. You
may submit suggestions for the board to
consider at https://www.surveymonkey.
com/r/Ginny2022.
2021 Recipient: Plynn Gutman
The Phil Steinhauer Allied Industry
Award is presented to someone who has
demonstrated a long-term and ongoing
dedication to the veterinary profession
and organized veterinary medicine. This
person's actions will have enhanced the
knowledge and well-being of veterinarians
in the SCVMA. Nominees are chosen
by the Allied Industry Committee. You
may submit suggestions to the committee
at https://www.surveymonkey.
com/r/Steinhauer2022.
2021 Recipient: Lisa Sherrill
(Blue Buffalo)
The Outstanding Para-Professional of
the Year Award will be presented to a
non-veterinarian who has contributed significantly
to SCVMA, organized veterinary
medicine and the human-animal bond in
Southern California. The recipient of the
award must be a member of the SCVMA
Para-Professional Chapter nominated by
an SCVMA member. The recipient will
have demonstrated dedication to the
association and organized veterinary
medicine through participation and dedication
to SCVMA-related programs and
events. The nominee will have promoted
animal care and the profession by providing
excellent levels of care in his or her
position. Additionally, the winner will
have demonstrated efforts to improve the
profession (for example by teaching, volunteering,
writing, public education, etc.).
The winner will be chosen by the SCVMA
Board of Trustees. You may submit suggestions
for the board to consider at
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/
ParaProf2022.
2021 Recipients: Darlene Geekie
and Melissa Garcia
The Cortese-Lippincott Award, named
after two SCVMA legends, Joe Cortese
and Larry Lippincott, will be presented
by the Animal Health Foundation to
an individual who has gone above and
beyond in making the world a better
place for both humans and animals. The
winner will have excelled in service and
education of the veterinary community,
community service and support of the
human-animal bond.
The winner will be chosen by the Animal
Health Foundation. You may submit suggestions
at https://www.surveymonkey.
com/r/cortlip2022.
2021 Recipient: Dr Michael Smith
The Don Mahan Award, the SCVMA's
highest honor, is presented to an individual
who has served organized veterinary
medicine in an extraordinary manner
while embracing Don Mahan's philosophy
of service to the pet-owning public.
Dedication and service to the veterinary
profession and concern for the well-being
of animals weigh heavily in the selection.
The winner is chosen by the SCVMA Board
of Trustees. You may submit suggestions
for the board to consider at https://www.
surveymonkey.com/r/Mahan2022.
2021 Recipient: Dr Harold Kopit
Nominees from the past years are automatically
considered as well as all new
nominees.
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Pulse - August 2021

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

August 2021
Chapter Meetings & Calendar
President’s Perspective
Pulsepoints
SCVMA Profile
Everybody’s Hiring... or Trying To
Practical Pathology
Medical Leeway
UC Davis Update
Tools for Success
Angel Fund
Dear Tabby
The RVT
Industry Insights
Quick Reference
AVMA Diplomates
Digital Photography for Veterinarians
Resources
Disease Table
From the SCVMA Office
Pulse - August 2021 - August 2021
Pulse - August 2021 - Cover2
Pulse - August 2021 - 1
Pulse - August 2021 - 2
Pulse - August 2021 - Chapter Meetings & Calendar
Pulse - August 2021 - President’s Perspective
Pulse - August 2021 - Pulsepoints
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Pulse - August 2021 - 7
Pulse - August 2021 - 8
Pulse - August 2021 - 9
Pulse - August 2021 - SCVMA Profile
Pulse - August 2021 - 11
Pulse - August 2021 - Everybody’s Hiring... or Trying To
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Pulse - August 2021 - 14
Pulse - August 2021 - 15
Pulse - August 2021 - Practical Pathology
Pulse - August 2021 - Medical Leeway
Pulse - August 2021 - UC Davis Update
Pulse - August 2021 - Tools for Success
Pulse - August 2021 - Angel Fund
Pulse - August 2021 - Dear Tabby
Pulse - August 2021 - The RVT
Pulse - August 2021 - Industry Insights
Pulse - August 2021 - AVMA Diplomates
Pulse - August 2021 - Digital Photography for Veterinarians
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Pulse - August 2021 - Resources
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