A New Veterinary Graduate

We’re here to help new veterinary school graduates

 

Each of our resources are available to all veterinarians and veterinary students at no cost. We are regularly updating the resources with the most up to date information, if you want to stay updated please complete the Get Updates form and choose the resource(s) of interest.

VIN Foundation | Supporting veterinarians to cultivate a healthy animal community | Resources | Student Debt Center

The VIN Foundation Student Debt Center is a mobile-friendly comprehensive resource helping veterinary students, veterinarians, and those who support them manage student debt through school and beyond.

 

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VIN Foundation | Supporting veterinarians to cultivate a healthy animal community | Student Debt | Veterinary Interns and Residents Climbing Mt. Debt Repay Wiser webinar

The VIN Foundation 2021 Veterinary Graduate Student Loan Playbook is full of new content designed to help veterinary graduates worry less about loan repayment and focus more on being great veterinarians.

 

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VIN Foundation | Supporting veterinarians to cultivate a healthy animal community | Resources | Solutions for the Profession Veterinary Student Essay Competition

Solutions for the Profession is an annual essay competition where veterinary students write an essay in an effort to win a cash prize to help with tuition and educational expenses.

 

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VIN Foundation | Supporting veterinarians to cultivate a healthy animal community | Resources | Thrive in Five Toolkit | New Veterinary Student Graduate Toolkit

Combining our most helpful resources for new veterinary school graduates under one roof, this toolkit helps new graduates thrive as veterinarians in their first five years out of veterinary school.

 

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VIN Foundation | Supporting veterinarians to cultivate a healthy animal community | Resources | Model Employment Contract | Customized Veterinarian Contract

Lawyers might love contracts, but for many of us they can seem scary. Whether you are a prospective employee or an employer, the Model Employment Contract provides practical contract information with an explanation of legal provisions and fully customizable sections.

 

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VIN Foundation | Supporting veterinarians to cultivate a healthy animal community | Resources | New Veterinary Graduate Survival Manual

Getting through veterinary school is one thing, but getting through real life cases can be another. This guide helps  you plan your next steps and provides advice about management issues you may confront as you embark on your career.

 

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VIN Foundation | Supporting veterinarians to cultivate a healthy animal community | Resources | Getting Through the Day | Getting Through the Night | New Veterinary Graduate Free CE Classes

Whether it’s 3pm or 3am, being on the frontlines with patients for the first time can be nerve-wracking! The Getting Through the Day and Getting Through the Night classes provide valuable guidance to help you transition from being a student to a working veterinarian.

 

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VIN Foundation | Supporting veterinarians to cultivate a healthy animal community | Resources | Start Up Club

The StartUp Club is a group of supportive veterinary professionals who have taken the plunge as practice owners and survived to tell about it. Learn from their successes and failures to see if practice ownership might be right for you.

 

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VIN Foundation | Supporting veterinarians to cultivate a healthy animal community | Resources | Vets4Vets® Confidential Veterinary Support Group

When you feel like the chips are stacked against you, having a confidant or mentor can make all the difference. Vets4Vets® responds to the needs of our veterinary community by providing individual peer mentors as well as creating group support networks.

 

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VIN Foundation | Supporting veterinarians to cultivate a healthy animal community | Blog | Veterinary Pulse Podcast | Vets4Vets® you are not alone peer-to-peer support Dr. Bree Montana

The Veterinary Pulse podcast is the heartbeat of the veterinary profession. Join us as we talk with veterinary colleagues about critical topics from student debt to mental health. And share stories, stories connect us… as humans, as animals, as a veterinary community.

 

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