VIN Foundation

The VIN Foundation was founded by members of the Veterinary Information Network (VIN) in 2005. VIN is an online community of veterinarians and veterinary students with over 75,000 members worldwide. The VIN Foundation’s charitable efforts are centered around the belief that a healthy veterinary profession is essential for healthy animal and human communities.

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Veterinary School Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) Tips

Kamira Patel is a 3rd-year veterinary student at UC Davis. This blog post is her personal experience from interviewing for the UC Davis Veterinary School. In an effort to help pre-veterinary students as they prep for applying to veterinary school we thought Kamira’s insight into her personal pre-veterinary journey can help others. We hope you …

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The Financials of Applying to Veterinary School – What I Wish I Had Known

Amber McElhinney is a 2nd year veterinary student at UC Davis. Due to COVID many veterinary student summer plans were changed and Amber is one of many who has been helping out the VIN Foundation student debt efforts this summer. In an effort to help pre-veterinary students as they prep for applying to veterinary school …

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VIN Foundation Reaches GuideStar Platinum for 4th Year

VIN Foundation Reaches GuideStar Platinum for Fourth Year in a Row Platinum Seal allows donors to focus on progress and results Davis, CA: For the fourth year in a row, the VIN Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, has earned the GuideStar Platinum Seal of Transparency. The highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar, a service of …

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VIN Foundation | Supporting veterinarians to cultivate a healthy animal community | Blog | Veterinary Classes '2020 and '2021 COVID-19 Impact Survey

Veterinary Classes 2020 and 2021 COVID-19 Impact Survey

The home stretch of veterinary school is filled with one change after another: applying and interviewing for employment, learning the skill set it takes to succeed at clinical rotations, studying for and taking the NAVLE, graduation (including moving for many), starting new jobs or internships, and ideally, celebrating with family and friends. It’s exhausting just …

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4th Annual Solutions for the Profession Competition Winners Announced

VIN Foundation Announces 4th Annual Solutions for the Profession Competition Winners Fourth annual essay competition provides veterinary students an opportunity to offer insight into veterinary school education efficiency. The VIN Foundation is excited to announce the results of its fourth annual Solutions for the Profession Competition. For the first time, four winners were awarded cash …

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VIN Foundation Announces 4th Annual Solutions for the Profession Competition

FOURTH ANNUAL ESSAY COMPETITION ASKS VETERINARY STUDENTS TO SUGGEST IDEAS TO IMPROVE THEIR VETERINARY EDUCATION EXPERIENCE The VIN Foundation is excited to announce its fourth annual Solutions for the Profession Competition. This year’s competition asks veterinary students whether their veterinary school education is effective, efficient, and relevant to their career goals. The topic encourages them to …

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I am a Veterinarian Because with Dr. Carol Hillhouse

What drives a veterinarian to do what they do? After all, veterinary medicine has its fair share of challenges — physical, mental, and emotional. What keeps dedicated veterinarians passionate about their careers and professions? Learn their stories and share your own in this VIN Foundation video series. The I am a Veterinarian Because video series has launched …

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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 …

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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 …

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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.This year’s competition offered veterinary students …

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