Free CE Course Offered on Veterinary Practice Management

VetMedTeam and Trupanion have partnered to offer a free online course on veterinary practice management.  The course, “The Ace in the Hole for the Jack of All Trades,” focuses on how a practice manager can help the practice owner by overseeing operations, accounting, client management, HR functions, and more—allowing the

Free Veterinary Mental Health Webinar Offered

The next entry in the American Veterinary Medical Association’s Lead & Learn webinar series will focus on mental health in the profession.  Do We Have a Mental Health Crisis? Results of the Merck Animal Health Wellbeing Study will be offered on November 13 at 1pm Eastern.  The presenters will be

Veterinary Scholarship Program Accepting Applications for 2019

The 2019 Zoetis/AAVMC Veterinary Student Scholarship Program, sponsored by Zoetis and the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges, is now accepting applications.  Second and third year veterinary students in the U.S. (and certain schools in the Caribbean) are eligible to apply for one of the $2,000 awards.  Approximately 300 scholarships

Celebrate National Vet Tech Week 2018

It’s time to celebrate National Veterinary Technician Week! The 25th annual event, promoted by the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA), runs from October 14-20, 2018. It’s a great opportunity to focus on the important veterinary nursing role that techs play as part of the veterinary team. Vet techs

Purdue University Establishes Vet Up! National Academy

The Purdue College of Veterinary Medicine announced today that it has been awarded a $3.18 million federal grant to increase diversity in the veterinary field and address the shortage of veterinarians in public health and food animal medicine.  The program will be known as Vet Up! The National Health Careers

Ross University Upgrades Veterinary Facilities

The recent trend of veterinary schools revamping their facilities has continued with Ross University (in the Caribbean) announcing the completion of a major addition.  The Research and Pathology Building is a 19,000 square foot research facility with a $10.5 million price tag. The new facility will allow students and faculty to

Long Island University Adds Veterinary Technology Program

Long Island University has announced that in addition to its plans to open a new college of veterinary medicine in 2019, the institution is adding a new four-year veterinary technology program for the Fall 2018 semester.  The veterinary technology program is the first four-year program to be offered on Long

New “My Veterinary Life” Website from AVMA

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has created a new website that will serve as a career planning resource for veterinary students and new veterinarians during the critical transition from vet school to professional life. The My Veterinary Life website provides content focused on three areas: career development, financial management, and

AVMA Offers Free Well-being Webinar

The American Veterinary Medical Association’s Lead & Learn series is offering a new webinar on July 2nd.  Mission Possible: Creating a Culture of Well-being will be presented by Dr. Jen Brandt, Director of Member Wellness and Diversity Initiatives at the AVMA, at 6pm Central.  Dr. Brandt will discuss the difference

New Vet School Coming to Metropolitan New York Area

The state of New York has announced that it will partially fund the establishment of a school of veterinary medicine at Long Island University.  There has never been a veterinary program in the New York metropolitan area, though the highly regarded program at Cornell University (about a four hour drive