AAVMC Council on Education Selection Committee Charge and Guidelines


Council on Education Membership

AAVMC is responsible for appointing and funding seven members of the Council on Education (COE) in the following areas: basic science, large animal clinical science, small animal clinical science, postgraduate education, veterinary medical research, and veterinary preventive medicine.

The AAVMC COE Selection Committee consists of the following members: 

  1. Three members of the AAVMC Assembly
  2. Two former members of the Council on Education
  3. Current members of the AAVMC Board of Directors are not eligible to serve on the COE Selection Committee

The AAVMC COE Selection Committee is charged with:

  1. Developing guidelines and procedures for soliciting AAVMC volunteers to serve on the American Veterinary Medical Association Council on Education (COE).
  2. Developing and maintaining a qualification review process for candidates for appointment to the COE. This includes establishing and updating as necessary candidate-qualifications review criteria.
  3. Encouraging applications for open COE positions from qualified individuals.
  4. Appointing members to the COE and notifying the Board of Directors of such appointments.

The Committee will review submitted nominations based on the following criteria:

  1. Demonstrated interest in the scope and future of veterinary medicine
  2. Demonstrated interest in veterinary education
  3. Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate electronically
  4. Ability to critically evaluate data, formulate questions and reach conclusions
  5. Appreciation of the dynamic nature and diversity of veterinary education programs
  6. Basic understanding of the role of accreditation in education
  7. Demonstrated competence in the designated area of veterinary medical activity that will be represented on the Council
  8. Current members of the AAVMC Board of Directors are not eligible for selection as COE members
 

2019-2020 Council on Education Selection Committee

 


Dr. Baljit Singh
Member of the Assembly
Dean & Professor
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
University of Calgary
Term expires 2022
Dr. Carolyn Henry
Member of the Assembly
Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Missouri 
Term expires 2022

Dr. Lorin Warnick
Member of the Assembly
Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine
Cornell University
Term expires 2021

Dr. Caroline Zeiss
Former COE Member
Professor, Comparative Medicine
Yale University
Term expires 2022

Dr. John Pascoe
Former COE Member
Executive Associate Dean, School of Veterinary Medicine
University of California, Davis
Term expires 2021
Dr. Sheila Allen, Staff Liaison
Senior Accreditation Advisor
 AAVMC