Center for Continuing Professional Education

Don Low Fellowship

The Donald G. Low-CVMA Practitioner Fellowship, a joint activity between the California Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) and the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, is designed to meet California practitioner needs not available within residencies or other current programs. It is specifically intended for California practitioners.

Fellowship Description

Meet the Fellows: 2013-2014, 2012-2013, 2011-20122010-11, 2009-10, 2008-09

Application Procedures:

Application deadline for 2015 is pending (for the 2015-16 academic year)

To download an application click here (doc)

  • All applications must be typed!!!
  • Applications should be mailed to Janet Harlan,
William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital,
School of Veterinary Medicine,
University of California,
One Shields Avenue,
Davis, CA 95616
  • A committee with representatives from the CVMA and the UC Davis faculty will review applications and select finalists at a meeting in June 2014.
  • Finalists will then be paired with a faculty mentor in their area of interest to refine a proposal describing what they hope to achieve during their fellowship. This step is critical so both you and the faculty know what your goals are, and we know those goals can be met within the fellowship experience.
  • Final selection will take place in August 2014.

The following services have sufficient caseloads and faculty resources to sustain a fellow this year:

Anatomic Pathology Microbiology & Parasitology
Anesthesia Neurology/Neurosurgery
Behavior - Description (pdf) Nutrition - Description (pdf)
Clinical Pathology Ophthalmology
Equine Integrative Sports Medicine - Description (pdf) Shelter Medicine - Description (pdf)
Laboratory Animal Medicine - Description (pdf) Small Animal Abdominal Ultrasound

Livestock Medicine & Surgery

Small Animal Emergency & Critical Care
Medical Oncology

Small Animal Medicine - Description (pdf)

Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery - Description (pdf)

Must be submitted 'typed' — Handwritten applications will not be considered.

The completed application form may be submitted as an e-mail attachment or
 may be Faxed, or sent by U.S. Mail.

Application must be received by the (pending), deadline.

If you have questions or wish to request a copy of the application form by phone or e-mail, please contact Jan Harlan, (530) 752-9963,, VMTH Director's Office.