Primary Care Veterinary Educators (PCVE)
A primary care veterinary educator provides instruction and training in primary care.
To advance and inspire primary care veterinary educators worldwide.
For the purpose of defining the AAVMC specific PCVE community, it is currently limited to those educators on the faculty/staff of an AAVMC member institution, whose primary/major assignment is companion animal primary care education. The CVM is requested to identify individuals within their CVM who best represents this description.
For the purpose of PCVE symposium attendance, subsidized travel is provided to a single CVM representative in small animal companion animal primary care education.
1. Enhance primary care education programs within the colleges of veterinary medicine
2. Develop excellent primary care educators who prepare career ready future veterinarians
3. Support retention, engagement, and wellbeing of primary care veterinary educators
4. Facilitate collaboration between primary care veterinary educators and the profession
PCVE Leadership Team
Dr. Elizabeth Alvarez (Chair) – University of Wisconsin
Dr. Stacy Eckman (Past Chair) – Texas A&M University
Dr. Beth Boynton – Western University of Health Sciences
Dr. Christine Bryan – Mississippi State University
Dr. Patrick Carney – Cornell University
Dr. Tiffany Durzi – University of Guelph
Dr. Mike Nappier – Virginia Tech
Dr. Thomas Odom – Massey University
Dr. Nancy Welborn – Louisiana State University
Dr. Julie Wuerz – University of Florida
Academic Affairs Committee Liaison
Dr. Karen Cornell – Texas A&M University
AAVMC Staff Liaison
Dr. Caroline Cantner