Accessible Veterinary Care: Service Learning
Programs to Help Animals and People
Civic engagement is an important part of education and community partnerships are essential to reach community members in an ethical and respectful way. Veterinary teaching programs are one way to generate support for veterinary outreach. Considering how accessible veterinary care programs can fit together with educational programs and other partners to address social injustice is an important consideration for animal welfare organizations. This talk by Dr. Emily McCobb discusses the Tufts at Tech program and other aspects of Tufts Community Medicine that bring students from multiple training programs together to help community members access veterinary care and other services for pets. The presentation was recorded at the 2018 ASPCA-Maddie’s Cornell Shelter Medicine Conference.