Before Dr. Kathleen Ma of Burnaby, B.C., was even aware of it, she was headed for a career in laboratory animal medicine. Now she’s taking the final step of the journey — a tri-institute residency in Manhattan, N.Y., that will eventually lead to board certification in the veterinary specialty.
Chris Rampersad of Winnipeg, Man., always knew he wanted a career in a caring profession. By volunteering and working with a variety of institutions and initiatives in Canada and overseas, he thinks he’s found what he was looking for.
The day Kaitlyn McIntyre received her acceptance into the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) this spring, she faced an excruciating dilemma.
While animals are usually the focus at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM), students, faculty and staff have also been learning about human health at the college’s new Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) workshops.
Dr. Marion Jackson scrolls through digital images of blood, fluids, and fine needle aspirates obtained from clinical cases seen at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine's Veterinary Medical Centre and from private practices.
Three Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) students are winners in the University of Saskatchewan's (U of S) annual Images of Research competition.
A record number of students entered the annual Graduate Student Research Poster Days this year, which took place March 8 and 9 at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine.
From visits with furry friends to a crock pot cook-off, the first ever WCVM mental health week was a ton of fun. But behind the group activities and games lies a serious message – there is a big need for veterinary professionals to prioritize their mental health.
First-year veterinary student Samantha Bray's invaluable contributions to her community have earned her an Aboriginal Student Achievement Award at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S).