Dr. Anna Osofsky is a graduate of the School of Veterinary Medicine at UC, Davis. After graduation she completed a 1 year small animal rotating internship at Louisiana State University and a 3 year residency in Companion Avian and Exotic Pet Medicine at UC, Davis. She is board certified in Avian Practice through the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP). Dr. Osofsky has worked in private practice since then seeing dogs and cats as well as birds and other exotic pets. Currently, more than half of her caseload consists of avian patients. Dr. Osofsky enjoys taking an active role in organized veterinary medicine. She has been the Vice-chair of the ABVP Avian Credentials Committee, served on the AAV Research Committee, and is now the Co-chair of the AAV Education Committee. She is the author and co-author of a number of articles in professional journals and has presented on various exotic animal topics at local, national, and international meetings. Dr. Osofsky’s family consists of two cockatoo children, 1 golden retriever, two human children, and one human husband. The golden retriever is the best behaved of the lot!
Stephanie Lamb, DVM, DABVP (Avian Practice)
Dr. Stephanie Lamb grew up in Las Vegas, NV. After graduating from UNLV with a B.S. in Biology, she attended veterinary school at the University of Minnesota. After finishing veterinary school she performed a one year internship in avian and exotic medicine followed by a two year residency in avian medicine and surgery. Upon completion of her residency, Dr. Lamb moved to southern California, followed by Arizona and practices at an exotics exclusive animal hospital. During her career she has also worked with many humane societies, parrot and rabbit rescue groups, wildlife centers and raptor rehabilitation facilities. She is always striving to learn more and is focused on contributing to the advancement of knowledge of avian and exotic animal medicine. She and her husband share their home with a various pets including dogs, geckos, fish, and birds.
What does the Education Committee have in store for you?
A new edition of the Golden Egg to follow the success of our Backyard Poultry edition. Your votes have been tallied and the next edition will focus on Avian Anesthesia and Analgesia. Watch for more details soon!
Translations of our avian care handouts that are available to the public into other languages.
More content to the Education Portal such as "How To" videos and lectures from our annual conference.
We intend to keep you posted on any new information we have to share through our social media and quarterly newsletters so make sure to check those out!
How would you like to help?
We are always interested to hear from YOU about what information you would find helpful to have for your clients' or your own education. If you have special requests or handouts to donate, please let us know! We'd love to have your help on the committee as well - contact us today!
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