Upcoming In-Person CE Meeting — Fall 2023

September 21, 2023
6:15pm – 8:30pm

“Shockwave Therapy in Canine and Feline Patients”

Presented by: Dr. Jen Vitucci

This 1-hour CE presentation will discuss the technology and mechanism of action of shock wave therapy. Participants will learn what a shock wave is, different types of shock wave generation, and the mechanism of action of shock wave therapy at the cellular level. Research supporting shock wave use in small animal patients will also be discussed. Then clinical applications of shock wave therapy will be presented. Participants will learn how to apply shock wave therapy to clinical cases, how to select appropriate cases, and how to select treatment parameters. Cases will also be discussed.

Jen VitucciAfter graduating with her veterinary degree from The Ohio State University in 2007, Dr. Vitucci moved to St. Louis with her husband Mike. They owned a small animal general practice for 12 years beforerecently moving to the Florida panhandle in 2021. Dr. Vitucci’s love of geriatric patients and improving their quality of life by treating mobility and arthritis issues led her to become a certified canine rehabilitation therapist through the Canine Rehab Institute in 2019. Since selling their practice in early 2021, she has been with PulseVet, now a Zomedica company, as the Professional Services Veterinarian for shockwave therapy.


6:15pm – 7:00pm  Check-in and Hors d’oeuvres
7:00pm – 7:30pm SFVMA Announcements / Updates / Dinner Starts
7:30pm – 8:30pm  CE Lecture

Dinner Menu

Hor d’Oeuvres

  • Seared Ahi Tuna with Avocado-Cilantro Aioli
  • Chicken Lollipops with Candied Bacon
  • Caponata on Toasted Round Pita


  • Mixed Greens Salad with Candied Walnuts and Blue Cheese (can be prepared vegan upon request)

Main Course — (choose one)

  • Chef’s Seasonal Grilled Fish with Mashed Potatoes and Vegetables
  • –or–
  • Filet Mignon with Roasted Vegetables and Mashed Potatoes
  • –or–
  • Roasted Red Beet “Sirloin” with Wild Mushrooms, Famers Market Vegetables, Barley Furikake Dust (vegan)

Dessert — (choose one)

  • Crème Brûlée
  • –or–
  • Fresh Fruit Cup (vegan)

Coffee and Tea available
Cash bar will be available

2023 In-Person Meeting Schedule

  • Thursday, March 16
  • Thursday, June 15
  • Thursday, September 21
  • Thursday, November 16
McCormick & Kuleto’s

Meeting at McCormick & Kuleto’s in GHIRADELLI SQUARE

900 North Point St
San Francisco, CA 94109

(415) 929-1730

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