Grants & Awards

Resident Author Award Winner: Dr. Mark J. Plested

The resident author award was presented at the ACVR's 2021 virtual Business Meeting

Congratulations to Dr. Mark J. Plested!

Comments for this year’s winning paper…

  • “very useful information – well written – practical application – excellent images”
  • “Very complex anatomical study that required undoubtedly hours and hours of work and lots of attention to detail!”
  • “well done descriptive study”
  • “Great pictures to help comprehension”
  • “Clearly written”
  • “Impressive case number for this particular pathology, demonstrating the benefit of inter-institutional research”


Figure from Plested, et al. Canine intrahepatic portosystemic shunt insertion into the systemic circulation is commonly through primary hepatic veins as assessed with CT angiography. Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2020;61:519–530

The oh-so revered plaque!