UMS & VetPD Align for Excellence in Continuing Education

UMS & VetPD Align for Excellence in Continuing Education
Solon, OH—June 4, 2015 –Universal Medical Systems, Inc., (UMS) of Ohio, an exclusive supplier of new veterinary computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging systems (MRI) announces an Educational Partnership with Veterinary Professional Development (VetPD).

VetPD is a UK and Florida-based continuing education provider that organizes 30 highly practical courses, which combine lectures with extensive practical small group sessions which are advertised to 15,000 equine and mixed animal vets per year at 15 of the most highly regarded clinics in the United States and Canada. In Europe, 27 courses are organized in 11 countries including Ireland, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic.

The organization's main focus is currently the equine market, but in the coming years, they are developing courses for small animal vets.

"In order to ensure our commitment to excellence in continuing education, VetPD works with a small select number of Educational Partners who are all highly regarded stakeholders in the veterinary field," said Dr. Emmanuel Engeli, VetPD, managing director.

"As a new Educational Partner, we are proud to now have UMS as colleague to further our high quality individualized continuing education for veterinarians."

UMS will join two global Educational Partners: Boehringer Ingelheim and Dr. Fritz Endoscopes, as well as, two North American organizations: Universal Imaging and Dechra. VetPD Ltd., which operates in 11 countries in Europe, also has ECM, Audevard, BEVA and ECZM as Educational Partners.

"We are honored to be selected and involved as an Educational Partner with VetPD," said David Zavagno, president of UMS. "We work closely with veterinarians throughout the world providing focused scanner solutions and first to market technology driven by effective training to generate superb results. The ability to offer education with VetPD will give our clients valuable instruction to help them meet their evolving clinical goals."

About VetPD
VetPD LLC is a veterinary continuing education provider dedicated to running the highest quality professional development courses for veterinarians, which include practical or case-based sessions in genuine small groups. VetPD employs internationally renowned speakers and instructors to present current, up-to-date scientific knowledge in their course lectures, using their considerable clinical experience to put the information into context and to give attendees useful practical pointers.

VetPD supports frank and honest topical discussions, with speakers sharing their successes and failures in order to maximize the learning experience for all attending veterinarians. For a detailed list of internationally renowned speakers, visit

The majority of VetPD courses contain practical small group sessions and lectures that require the addition of hands-on experience under the supervision of specialists to ensure attendees gain the greatest benefit from the professional development courses. VetPD is committed to excellence in customer care and prides itself as a premier continuing education provider.

The company is dedicated to helping communities in need and disadvantaged peoples by donating 10% of yearly profits to charities they carefully select.

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About Universal Medical Systems, Inc. of Ohio

Universal Medical Systems, Inc. (UMS) of Ohio is the leading innovative supplier of veterinary computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) systems worldwide. Headquartered in Cleveland, Universal Medical Systems, Inc. offers medical, industrial and research imaging systems from desktop CT scanners to ultra high field three-tesla MRI scanners. An affiliated network of research, development, sales and service teams supports every UMS scanner.

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