Early Veterinary Student Bovine Experience Program

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Program Performance

This paper describes a program which seeks to proactively encourage veterinary students to enter a career path in food animal (cattle) medicine by providing them with opportunity (experience), means (award funding), and mentoring. It has so far succeeded in attracting students with no prior food animal experience, and appears to be a useful model for increasing both the preparation of veterinary students and the number of students choosing food animal medicine.

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