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VIN Foundation | Supporting veterinarians to cultivate a healthy animal community | Blog | You Want to be a veterinarian? Apply Smarter!

Apply Smarter Webinar in Collaboration with SDN and APVMA

VIN Foundation announces pre-veterinary school webinar in collaboration with Student Doctor Network and the American Pre-Veterinary Medical Association

 

Free webinar helps hopeful pre-veterinary students apply smarter to veterinary school, improve their chances and save thousands in student debt

 

Davis, CA: The VIN Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit providing tools and resources to support veterinary students and veterinarians throughout their careers, is excited to announce an educational webinar on strategies for applying to veterinary school and minimizing student debt for pre-veterinary students. In collaboration with the Student Doctor Network (SDN) and the American Pre-Veterinary Medical Association (APVMA), the webinar will be held Wednesday, August 7, 2019, 5pm PT / 8pm ET. Interested attendees can register using the Apply Smarter registration link.

 

A veterinary degree can cost as much as or more than a medical school degree and more than the average U.S. home mortgage. However, starting veterinary salaries are about ½ to ⅓ of what a new physician can earn.

 

In an effort to save future veterinarians years of heartache and financial stress, the Apply Smarter webinar will help pre-veterinary students narrow their target list of schools to those where they have the best odds of acceptance and also save them hundreds of thousands of dollars in student loan debt.

 

“Educating pre-veterinary students on the wide range of veterinary school costs and student loan impacts prior to applications is vital to helping them make educated decisions and reducing the financial stress we see with many new graduate veterinarians,” said student debt educator and VIN Foundation board member Tony Bartels, DMV, MBA. “By collaborating with SDN and APVMA we are bringing together organizations on the forefront of educating pre-veterinary students and the future of the veterinary profession.”

 

“Student Doctor Network is excited to partner with VIN Foundation and the APVMA,” said Student Doctor Executive Director, Laura Turner. “We share their passion for helping pre-veterinary students with free resources to aid in their application process.”

 

“APVMA is excited to partner with the VIN Foundation and Student Doctor Network,” stated APVMA Vice President Ian Brown. “We’re looking forward to informing future veterinary students on smart ways on applying to veterinary school and how to save an extra penny in the process!”

 

Those who register for the Apply Smarter Webinar will be kept up to date on student debt and application information for veterinary school. They will also receive a recording of the webinar and the ability to ask further veterinary school application and student debt questions.

 

 

About the VIN Foundation

The VIN Foundation was created by members of the Veterinary Information Network (VIN) in 2005. VIN is an online community of veterinarians and veterinary students with over 70,000 members worldwide. Learn more about the VIN Foundation and its resources at https://VINFoundation.org. The VIN Foundation, a platinum level nonprofit, is made possible through generous gifts by individual donors and grants; all gifts made to the VIN Foundation are tax deductible.

 

About Student Doctor Network

Student Doctor Network (SDN) brings together thousands of current and future healthcare students and professionals into one community where they can share information, offer guidance, and provide encouragement to their peers and those coming up behind them. Whether considering a gap year, struggling with the intensity of their classes, or navigating the Match, members can find someone who understands what they’re facing.

 

About American Pre-Veterinary Medical Association

The American Pre-Veterinary Medical Association (APVMA) is a national organization of students. Our goal is to promote and stimulate interest in the field of veterinary medicine, provide open communication between pre-veterinary clubs and organizations nationally, provide resources to students on pursuing the field of veterinary medicine, and hold the annual national APVMA symposium.

VIN Foundation | Supporting veterinarians to cultivate a healthy animal community | Blog | VIN Foundation Reaches GuideStar Platinum for Third Year in a Row

VIN Foundation Reaches GuideStar Platinum for Third Year in a Row

VIN Foundation Reaches GuideStar Platinum for Third Year in a Row

Allows Donors to Focus on Progress and Results

 

Davis, CA: The VIN Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, has earned the Platinum GuideStar Nonprofit Seal of Transparency for the third year in a row. Platinum is the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information. By achieving and sharing metrics highlighting the progress VIN Foundation is making in line with its mission, GuideStar and VIN Foundation are helping donors move beyond simplistic (e.g, overhead ratios ) ways of evaluating which organizations to support..

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VIN Foundation | Supporting veterinarians to cultivate a healthy animal community | Solutions for the Profession Competition | veterinary essay competition | 3rd Annual Essay Competition 2019 winners

3rd Annual Solutions for the Profession Competition Winners

Third annual essay competition provides veterinary students an opportunity to offer insight into practice consolidation and its impact on the profession

 

Davis, CA: The VIN Foundation is excited to announce the results of its third annual Solutions for the Profession Competition. Three winners were awarded cash prizes to help with educational expenses.

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Thank you for your interest

Thank you for your interest in the VIN Foundation Climbing Mt. Debt resources!

 

Your information has been submitted and you will be receiving an email with your CE certificate within the next couple weeks. If you have any questions please contact us.

 

In the mean time here are some helpful resources:

 

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Climbing Mt. Debt RACE Certificate of Attendance

Thank you for participating in the recent Climbing Mt. Debt RACE approved course with Tony Bartels, DVM, MBA. Please fill out the form below to receive your CE certificate.

 

Course information:

DATE: February 12, 2019
NAME: PRAC300-0219: Climbing Mt. Debt: Navigating Your Veterinary Student Loans and Repayment Options
LOCATION: Labanese Taverna, McClean, VA
CE RACE CREDITS: 2

  1. Submit the form below to receive your CE certificate
  2. Review the Climbing Mt. Debt presentation used during the session
  3. Explore the VIN Foundation Student Debt Center
  4. Stay informed on student loan repayment strategies and updates to the Student Debt Center.
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VECOG Sponsorship Thank You

VIN Foundation | Supporting veterinarians to cultivate a healthy animal community | Veterinary Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group

Thank you for your sponsorship of the 15th Annual VECOG meeting.

 

You will receive an email shortly with your sponsorship receipt. If you have any questions please email us directly.

 

Consistent with VIN Foundation’s donor relationship policy, sponsor agrees that VIN Foundation’s name and logo shall not be used in any manner. Sponsor may freely recognize their sponsorship of VECOG, with no reference to the VIN Foundation.

VECOG Sponsorship

VIN Foundation | Supporting veterinarians to cultivate a healthy animal community | Veterinary Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group

The next VECOG (Veterinary Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group) meeting is scheduled to take place at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel on Sunday April 7th, 2019.  This meeting draws veterinary oncology allied professionals including medical veterinary oncologists, surgical oncologists, pathologists, and radiation oncologists as well as residents and technicians from Montreal to North Carolina.

 

This will be the 15th year of the VECOG meeting and we typically attract 90-100 professionals to this half-day meeting.  In the last few years the meeting has concentrated on sentinel lymph nodes, personalized medicine, mast cell tumors, melanoma, lymphoma, literature reviews, and transitional cell carcinoma.  This year’s meeting theme is Novel Diagnostics and Therapeutics in Veterinary Oncology, with a keynote presentation by Dr. David Solit from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center as well as lectures from key opinion leaders in veterinary medicine including Drs. Matthew Breen, Jeffrey Bryan, and Charles Maitz.

 

We have routinely heard from the participants that this meeting reminds them of VCS from many years ago as the lectures are highly focused with a smaller audience to allow for much greater open discussion of ideas and controversies. We are firmly committed to the success of this meeting and very proud of its relevancy and longevity.  In order to bring in high caliber speakers, we rely entirely on the support of sponsors as VECOG does not charge a membership fee nor is there a fee to attend, since our goal is maximal dissemination of the very latest information. We have also heard previously from our sponsors that they feel the ROI from this meeting is high based on the number of professionals present and the access they have to them is superlative compared to many other sponsorship opportunities. We are pleased to offer the following sponsorship opportunities:

 

1.       Platinum level ($5000) includes booth inside main speaking room, 10 minute presentation at start of meeting, and branding placed on VECOG itinerary

2.       Gold level ($3000) includes booth inside main speaking room and 5 minute presentation after one of the breaks

3.       Silver level ($2000) includes booth outside main speaking room where food is served and 5 minute presentation after one of the breaks

4.       Exhibitor level ($750) includes booth outside main speaking room where food is served

 

Consistent with VIN Foundation’s donor relationship policy, sponsor agrees that VIN Foundation’s name and logo shall not be used in any manner. Sponsor may freely recognize their sponsorship of VECOG, with no reference to the VIN Foundation.

Veterinary Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group Meeting

VIN Foundation | Supporting veterinarians to cultivate a healthy animal community | Veterinary Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group

15th Annual VECOG (Veterinary Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group) Meeting

 

Sunday, April 7, 2019
New York Marriott Marquis Hotel

This meeting draws veterinary oncology allied professionals including medical veterinary oncologists, surgical oncologists, pathologists, and radiation oncologists as well as residents and technicians from Montreal to North Carolina. This will be the 15th year of the VECOG meeting and we typically attract 90-100 professionals to this half-day meeting.  In the last few years the meeting has concentrated on sentinel lymph nodes, personalized medicine, mast cell tumors, melanoma, lymphoma, literature reviews, and transitional cell carcinoma.  This year’s meeting theme is Novel Diagnostics and Therapeutics in Veterinary Oncology, with a keynote presentation by Dr. David Solit from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center as well as lectures from key opinion leaders in veterinary medicine including Drs. Matthew Breen, Jeffrey Bryan, and Charles Maitz.