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The Iowa State VSMART Chapter Welcomes You!
Iowa State has been trying to address the shortage of food animal veterinarians for over 5 years. Our chapter alone has talked to over 10,000 people, addressing the shortage issue and encouraging students to consider an opportunity in food animal practice.

Mission Statement
*To address the need for mixed and food animal veterinarians in Iowa.

*To recruit, guide, and mentor students towards pursuing a career in veterinary medicine with emphasis on agriculture and animal production.

*To inform youth of the rewards in pursuing a career in mixed animal veterinary medicine through positive exposure to mentors with whom they can relate.

*To inspire local youth to remain in their home state by exposing them to career opportunities that will allow them to be financially and professionally successful without the need to migrate to urban areas.

Vet Experience Workshop
Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine's Veterinary Student Mixed Animal Recruitment Team (V-SMART) is once again hosting a Veterinary Experience Workshop for 7-12th graders on April 5-6, 2013. Students will spend the day learning about different veterinary disciplines. They will rotate between stations that will include anatomy of different species, how to do a physical exam, animal identification, pathology of diseases, surgery and broken bones, and how veterinary public health spans the species barrier. Students will also get the opportunity to tour the ISU veterinary school.

Date extended to April 5!!!!
Please click here to download the UPDATED flyer for more information about the workshop and how to register.

Please register by March 8, 2013. Participation will be capped at 150.

Created by Adrienne Jacobson