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Lowrie Diversity Leadership Scholarship

Nomination Period Opens: September 2, 2020Nomination Deadline: October 15, 2020 About the Scholarship The Patricia M Lowrie Diversity Leadership Scholarship recognizes veterinary students who have demonstrated exemplary promise as future leaders and have made significant contributions to enhancing diversity and inclusion in academic veterinary medicine. These scholarships honor the individuals who have been consistent champions […]

Journals

Looking for more about veterinary medical or medical education and wondering where to find it? While not exhaustive, the following abbreviated journal list might prove useful to readers interested in all things medical education and some of those listed are specifically publishing veterinary education content**.  Journal Title Organization Publisher and details Academic Medicine Association of […]

Websites of Interest

MedEdWorld (Global medical education community) (https://www.mededworld.org)MedEdWorld is an international health professions community of individuals and educational organisations whose purpose is the sharing of information, ideas, experience and expertise. VIEW (Veterinary Education Worldwide) (https://www.veteducation.org)ViEW represents a community of individual scholars committed to excellence in veterinary education worldwide. ViEW is a not-for-profit organisation which brings together colleagues involved in […]

CIVME EBVM Toolbox

Creating the Next Generation of Evidence-Based Veterinary Practitioners and Researchers: What are the Options for Globally Diverse Veterinary Curricula? An international group with the goal to synthesize evidence to help curriculum designers, course leaders and teachers implement educational approaches that will help inspire future researchers and create evidence-based practitioners was formed and a project undertaken […]

Task Force Sheet

Task Force Antibiotic Resistance in Production Agriculture Fact Sheet The APLU | AAVMC Task Force on Antibiotic Resistance in Production Agriculture has completed their report. Key recommendations and steps for implementation contained in the report are summarized below. Educational and Outreach Programs Producers, healthcare providers and the general public require additional resources in order to […]

Biomedical Research Training Programs for Veterinary Scientists

The critical role that veterinarians play through participation in biomedical research teams is increasingly being recognized and promoted. In June 2014, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Physician-Scientist Workforce Working Group released its report that recognized that veterinarians have been an overlooked component of the physician-scientist workforce and outlined steps to address this issue. See […]

Promoting Research

No more powerful statement can be made about the need for research than the COVID-19 pandemic that has seized the world. Thanks to research, many diseases that once affected millions of animals and people are now preventable or treatable. Continued research is crucial to ensure that people and animals alike can enjoy health and a […]

Veterinary Educator Collaborative

The Veterinary Educator Collaborative (VEC) is a working group under the associate deans of the Academic Affairs Committee of the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges that provides online and face-to-face collaboration and sharing between veterinary medical educators. VEC focuses on planning, faculty development, and sharing best practices. Participants exchange ideas, learn from each other, […]

PCVE

Primary Care Veterinary Educators (PCVE) The AAVMC’s Primary Care Veterinary Educators (PCVE) is preparing students for professional excellence in primary care veterinary medicine. The PCVE is enhancing primary care programs at colleges of veterinary medicine, developing exceptional primary care educators, preparing career-ready veterinarians, and creating opportunities for collaboration between primary care veterinary educators and the […]

CBVE

Competency-Based Veterinary Education (CBVE) Competency-based veterinary education is an approach modeled after competency-based medical education and is designed to prepare graduates for professional careers by confirming their ability to meet the needs of animals and the expectations of society. This approach focuses on outcomes-based and learner-centered education and assessment. This website provides resources on the […]