Veterinary_Medicine_Today_2011

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Veterinary Medicine Today N. Kent Ames DVM 1
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It’s off to Veterinary School 28 US Schools 11,000 Veterinary Students 80% female 20% Male Approximately 2500 Graduates per year 2
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A Veterinarian Must Graduate from an Accredited College of Veterinary Medicine AVMA Council on Education does the Accreditation Site Visit 3
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License to Practice Now you want to practice in a mixed practice Pass National Board Exams Get a license From Michigan Board of Veterinary Medicine You may also get a drug license which allows you to prescribe controlled drugs 4
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First Year Graduates Join 47.6% of your classmates in Private Clinical Practice at Average First Year Starting salary of Approx. $58,000 Mixed Animal Practice 8.3% $62,327 Exclusive Large Animal 3.5% $52,000 Exclusive Small Animal 28.2% $71,462 5
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Advanced Study 49.2% of your class will pursue advanced study programs with and average starting salary of $29,366 Most will be Internships, Residencies and Advanced Degrees 6
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2011 for the course VM 101 taught by Professor Dr.ames during the Spring '09 term at Michigan State University.

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