VOICE Lunch Talk: Experience of a Black DVM

During a lunch talk hosted by the UC Davis Chapter of Veterinarians as One Inclusive Community for Empowerment (VOICE) earlier this month, Gina Davis B.S. '95, DVM '97 shared her journey as an African American woman navigating the veterinary profession. She took attendees of the talk through her career journey, which started with her undergraduate studies and veterinary school at UC Davis, working in private practice, before returning to the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine.

It Takes a Village

Dr. Karl Jandrey, associate dean of admissions and student programs, joins the discussion on the importance of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging in the veterinary field.

New House Officers Welcomed

The UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine welcomed 60 new house officers (fellows, interns, residents) into its advanced training programs this year.

How to Create a Successful Veterinary Practice

Presented by UC Davis Graduate School of Management and UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine experts, the Foundations of Veterinary Business online certificate program is an excellent investment for those considering practice ownership, as well as those who want to take their business understanding to the next level.

DVM Student Wins Equine Scholarship

Fourth-year DVM student Kassidy Shelly is one of four recipients of the 2021 Coyote Rock Ranch Veterinary Scholarships given to aspiring horse doctors. The scholarship was presented by the Foundation for the Horse at the American Association of Equine Practitioners 67th Annual Convention, held recently in Nashville, Tennessee.

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.