Committed to excellence through diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Read the Origin Story!

In the DC Universe, metahumans are human beings who get superpowers after a dormant metagene is activated during a time of extreme physiological stress. Similarly, when VetaHumanz overcome extraordinary challenges of veterinary college, practice, and life, vetagenes are activated, and superpowers are expressed. Committed to excellence through diversity, equity, and inclusion, VetaHumanz wield their superpowers to prevent threats to animal and public health across the globe. The League of VetaHumanz was founded to provide human beings containing the vetagene, the support to fully develop their superpowers.

Use Your Powers for Good,

Founder and Leader, League of VetaHumanz

We Are Changing The Narrative!

  • Life’s challenges gift you Superpowers! What powers did you get?
  • Sharing our whole stories-not just highlight reels
  • Capes On! Helping each other succeed!

Our Vision

  • A diverse, inclusive, unified veterinary profession supporting each other, and future VetaHumanz, in protecting animal and public health. #SeeUs #BeUs

Our Mission

  • The League of VetaHumanz is an alliance of veterinary superheroes in academia, practice, research, government, and industry who are committed to engaging with under-resourced communities to provide access and support for youth who aspire to careers in the veterinary profession.

Our Actions

  • VetaHumanz communicate the positive impact of veterinary medical research on public health and animal health, while facilitating career exploration and experiential learning. Teams of certified role models partner with community organizations and schools to deliver veterinary lessons to under-resourced children. VetaHumanz share their journeys on our website. The VetaHumanz Live! podcast features veterinary medical students, veterinarians, and allied superheroes. #BeUs
  • VetaHumanz create and deliver self-guided educational veterinary STEM experiences (SuperPower Packs) for children that provide diverse and relatable veterinary role models. Thousands of SuperPower Packs have been distributed to date! #SeeUs
    • VetaHumanz are committed to improving health literacy and reducing health disparities in people and their animals. #UseYourPowersForGood

Help Us Grow

VetaHumanz initiatives you can support

  • Production of SuperPower Packs (veterinary STEM resources and role model collectible cards) for global distribution to under-resourced kids.
  • The Cape Fund (Supporting the Drip)
    • VetaHumanz in Training (veterinary medical students) across the globe who are certified and have been serving as role models through the This Is How We “Role” program will receive capes upon graduation from veterinary college to signify their transition to VetaHumanz, and will receive vet lessons to launch How We “Role” programs in their communities. 


Pink Phoenix

Dr. Sandra San Miguel, DVM, PhD, DABVP (Emeritus)

Founder and Leader, League of VetaHumanz

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