Education

Thirteen Veterinary Students Receive Zoetis Scholarships

Thirteen DVM students from the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine have been selected as recipients of the 2021 Zoetis Veterinary Student Scholars Award. Applications were submitted by more than 1,200 second- and third-year veterinary students from veterinary schools in the United States and the Caribbean. The 13 UC Davis winners are part of 315 total recipients. Each will receive a scholarship of $2,000.

Evening of Gratitude 2020

The school celebrated its annual Evening of Gratitude virtually on October 8 — honoring our generous donors and exceptional students, together advancing veterinary medicine into the future. Students received $6.5 million in total support this year through more than 450 awards, thanks to the generosity of individual, association and corporate donors who make new and continuing awards possible. This is another outstanding year for the school’s scholarship and fellowship program.

UC Davis Announces Two Summer Programs: Veterinary Business and Entrepreneurship

Whether they go into practice or stay in academia, most veterinarians come to their careers because they love animals—but they may not have the skill set to build a practice or commercialize their innovations. That’s where UC Davis can help with two summer programs: its popular Foundations of Veterinary Business Program and the new National Veterinary Entrepreneurship Academy.

Call for School of Veterinary Medicine / College of Engineering Design Projects

Deadline: August 30

Design faculty in the College of Engineering (COE) are soliciting project ideas that originate in an unmet need within the field of veterinary medicine. Proposals can be related to solving a clinical problem, improving patient care, or to support a clinical research program, through the development of technology, a device or system process. Since 2005, undergraduate COE students have been collaborating with clinicians and researchers in the School of Veterinary Medicine to complete their Capstone Senior Design projects.

Remembering Dr. Shri Giri

Shri Giri, DVM, passed away on April 22, 2019. He served on the faculty of the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine for 35 years (1968-2003), including 12 years as chair of the Department of Molecular BioSciences.

One Health Education: Where Are We Today?

Evaluation of health security systems in the United States in 2016 revealed a prevalent issue: inconsistent coordination across federal, state, and local health sectors. To address this concern, the World Health Organization has encouraged the United States to build a more formal One Health strategy that enables coordination among all stakeholders in human, animal, and environmental health.