January 27, 2021
Survey: Barriers, Not Demographics, Affect Willingness to Pursue Veterinary Care
The study finds that when seeking veterinary care for dogs, barriers to access – including a lack of trust – have more effect on the decision-making process than differences in race, gender or socioeconomic status.
February 19, 2019
Spit Take: Using Salivary Science to Measure Student Stress
A group of 18 fourth-year CVM students on clinical training rounds participated in the study, providing saliva samples before and after assisting in surgery. Along with student-reported mood measures, researchers focused on the samples’ levels of cortisol and alpha-amylase, salivary biomarkers indicating stress.
October 23, 2018
From the CVM, a Groundbreaking New Medical Education Journal
Education in the Health Professions, launched Oct. 1 and available for free at ehpjournal.com, is a peer-reviewed compendium of multi-disciplinary health education research spanning the spectrum of medicine and health. The first-ever medical education journal originating from a veterinary school...
October 15, 2018
Study Finds Improved Readability Needed in Veterinary Information for Public
The study advocates for increased awareness of readability in veterinary communication, especially in a time when animal owners are spending more on veterinary care, food and medications than in the past.
May 17, 2018
More Education About Pet Toxins Needed, Study Finds
An online survey asked participants to identify potential animal toxicants on a list of 25 common household items, including plants, foods and over-the-counter medications. Fifteen of the listed items were toxic to pets; the remainder were not...
August 5, 2017
CVM-sponsored Health Education Journal to Debut Next Summer
The peer-reviewed Education in the Health Professions, to be published online four times a year, will have a multi-disciplinary focus on education and will be inclusive of fields such as including...