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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 | I Want to be a Veterinarian

A career in veterinary medicine takes more than loving animals. But what does it really take? What does a typical day look like in the life of a veterinarian? What sort of education do you need? The I Want to be a Veterinarian website and companion brochure is designed and staffed by members of the veterinary profession who want to help you understand your goals and figure out if veterinary medicine is really the right career for you.

 

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VIN Foundation | Supporting veterinarians to cultivate a healthy animal community | Resources | Vet School Bound | Apply Smarter to veterinary school

You don’t need to do all the groundwork to choose a veterinary school yourself.  Vet School Bound provides pre-veterinary students tips and tools to make the veterinary school application process easier.

 

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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 | 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

Recognizing that (with a few exceptions) veterinarians are not lawyers and lawyers are not veterinarians, the VIN Foundation, working with both veterinarians and lawyers, drafted the Model Employment Contract – a comprehensive, comprehensible, and customizable contract designed to meet the needs of veterinary employee and employer.

 

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

Congratulations! You’re a newly minted veterinarian, soon to be turned loose in the real world, and like so many of us who have gone before you, you’re probably just about as frightened as you are excited. Not to worry; we’re here to give you some coaching and insights into your new profession, which should make the transition into your career just a bit less spooky and just a bit smoother!

 

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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

Vets4Vets® is a confidential support group for veterinarians. We’re here to help colleagues with tough work situations, difficult school circumstances, stress, depression, emotional unrest, physical challenges, addiction, or… if you just need to talk to somebody.

 

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VIN Foundation | Supporting veterinarians to cultivate a healthy animal community | Resources | Disaster Relief | Disaster relief veterinarian fund

The VIN Foundation is committed to community-driven disaster relief support. When disaster strikes we start by opening a direct channel of communication with leaders of nonprofits with boots on the ground in the disaster zone to identify where help is needed most.

 

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VIN Foundation | Supporting veterinarians to cultivate a healthy animal community | Resources | Dr. Sophia Yin Memorial Fund

The VIN Foundation and Dr. Sophia Yin’s family created the Dr. Sophia Yin Memorial Fund as a way to honor Dr. Yin’s memory. Your donation to the Dr. Sophia Yin Memorial Fund will help support the VIN Foundation’s Vets4Vets program, providing veterinarian-peer-support for colleagues facing the challenges that consumed Dr. Yin.

 

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