UC Davis Veterinary Hospital Celebrates Dr. Jane Sykes’ Leadership

June 16, 2021
Dr. Jane Sykes, chief veterinary medical officer, will step down from her leadership role at the UC Davis veterinary hospital following the completion of her 5-year term. Under her leadership, set to expire June 30, the hospital reached new heights of success and continued to grow its reputation as one of the preeminent clinical facilities in the country. The School of Veterinary Medicine is currently conducting a search for her replacement.

Pascoe Named Interim Dean of Vet Med

June 11, 2021
UC Davis Chancellor Gary S. May has named Professor John Pascoe, executive associate dean of the School of Veterinary Medicine for 25 years, to serve as the school’s interim dean effective July 1.

State of the School 2021

May 21, 2021
Dean Michael Lairmore offered his final State of the School address on May 20, looking back on the past academic year and acknowledging the many accomplishments of the veterinary medicine community.

Dr. Kim Dodd Honored with Young Alumna Award

May 10, 2021
Congratulations to Dr. Kimberly A. Dodd, Ph.D. ’14, D.V.M. ’15 upon receiving the Young Alumna Award from the Cal Aggie Alumni Association (CAAA) on May 7.

Dean Lairmore's COVID-19 Update - April 27, 2021

April 27, 2021
Dean Michael Lairmore discusses recommendations for vaccination, a limited in-person commencement ceremony for the Class of 2021 and updates to UC travel guidelines.

Dean Lairmore's COVID-19 Update - April 5, 2021

April 05, 2021
Dean Lairmore highlights recent research studies that demonstrate our global leadership in producing new knowledge to understand COVID-19 and the virus that causes it.

Hospital Hosts Online Version of Veterinary Intern and Resident Research Day for 2021

March 30, 2021
On March 19, 2021, the UC Davis veterinary hospital virtually hosted its annual Gerald V. Ling Veterinary Intern and Resident Research Day (VIRRS). The day-long event featured short presentations of research findings from house officers (resident, fellow, intern) to fellow house officers, faculty, staff, students, and guests.

School Updates its Visual Brand and Websites

March 29, 2021
UC Davis Veterinary Medicine is updating its look with a fresh visual identity that draws on the university’s new brand, takes advantage of design technology advancements, and includes a custom illustration of an ancient symbol. 

UC Davis Presents National Veterinary Entrepreneurship Academy

March 24, 2021
University researchers, members of the veterinary and pet care industry, and government personnel can all benefit from learning more about how research breakthroughs and innovations can be brought to the marketplace.

School Diversity Information and Resources

March 19, 2021
UC Davis Veterinary Medicine is a community that prides itself on its diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), and understands that we are comprised of individuals having many perspectives and identities. The commitment to social justice through DEI is ongoing, with a mandate from the school’s strategic plan and direction provided by the Community Council.

Dean Lairmore's COVID-19 Update - March 15, 2021

March 15, 2021
It’s been a joy to not just see signs of spring, but to see signs of change with this pandemic. I do not know what life is going to look like six months from now, but I do have hope that even if we’re still wearing masks that life will be back to some semblance of normalcy.