Center of Excellence for Diversity and Inclusion in Veterinary Medicine
We believe that establishing a veterinary workforce where all individuals are inspired, supported, and empowered to achieve their full potential, will lead to breakthroughs in animal and public health
What is Human-Centered Veterinary Medicine?
Human-Centered Veterinary Medicine recognizes that a veterinarian's relationship with an animal's caretaker is a crucial factor in optimizing that animal's health and wellbeing. Our intention is to provide resources that lead to inclusive work and learning places that are welcoming and supportive for professionals, students, and clients.
Get Started with our Online Certificate Programs
Purdue University, through the Center of Excellence for Diversity and Inclusion in Veterinary Medicine, presents online professional certificate programs designed for veterinarians, veterinary technicians, educators, students, and staff who seek to improve their communication, leadership, teaching/learning, and cultural competency skills. Help change the face of veterinary medicine by contributing to inclusive work and learning environments where everyone can reach their full potential.
Become our Partner
Show the profession that you care. Currently, 27 of the 30 U.S. Colleges/Schools of veterinary medicine have Inclusiveness Champions that are liaisons to our Center. U.S. Colleges/Schools of veterinary medicine with 10 faculty members and 10 students completing the certificate program are eligible to become Center Partners. Private industry, Practices, and Government Organizations are also eligible for partnership. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.
Who We Are
The Center of Excellence for Diversity and Inclusion in Veterinary Medicine was established in 2013 through a partnership among Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges, and the American Veterinary Medical Association.
Sandra F. San Miguel, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ABVP
Kauline Cipriani, PhD
Lisa Greenhill, MPA, EdD
Associate Executive Director for Institutional Research and Diversity
Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges
Elizabeth Sabin, DVM, PhD, CAE
Associate Director for International and Diversity Initiatives
American Veterinary Medical Association