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Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update

As Penn continues to monitor the coronavirus pandemic, the University has decided to pause the planning process for all new in-person, on-campus alumni events and programs not already scheduled for the fall of 2020.  As the timeline for recovery is still unknown and undefined, it is prudent to delay the planning for all new events until the national and international situation is more certain to be resolved.

Please visit our events calendar for any upcoming virtual events or opportunities.

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Since the first class of 10 men graduated in 1887, more than 6,000 veterinarians have graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. Graduates can easily be identified from all other veterinarians by the type of degree that follow their name. 

Penn awards its graduates the degree of Veterinariae Medicinae Doctoris (VMD). Penn Vet also considers the hundreds of clinicians who have trained as residents, interns, post-doctorates and fellows alongside VMDs as alumni. 

Today the School's alumni are working across the nation and around the world to better the health and welfare of animals and humans.