From Cow Stomachs to Microscope Slides: Local Youth Get a Hands-on Look at Veterinary Medicine
...UW-Madison’s Precollege Enrichment Opportunity Program for Learning Excellence (PEOPLE) and the Madison-based organization Maydm visited the School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) in July to help answer the question: what can you do as a veterinarian? The answer: a whole lot...

...Richard Barajas, assistant dean for diversity, equity and inclusion at the SVM, discussed with participants the importance of inclusion and diversity across all professions, particularly veterinary medicine.

“The veterinary profession is the whitest profession in America,” Barajas noted. Myriad efforts are underway to increase the representation of minority and disadvantaged groups in the school and veterinary profession to reflect society and support diversity, but much work remains....
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- - Volume: 10 - WEEK: 33 Date: 8/10/2022 8:36:08 AM -