The Penn Vet Shelter Medicine Program places an emphasis on community and humane education as a major part of sheltering curriculum developed for our veterinary students. By providing training for humane educators, our students, the community, and the shelter medicine world, the program can make a global impact on animal welfare.
Shelter Medicine Veterinary Student Curriculum
Providing first-rate educational opportunities is a priority for the Shelter Medicine program. Shelter medicine provides key training opportunities for all levels of veterinary student in surgical, medical, and management perspectives, while developing more socially aware and informed veterinarians.
- Shelter Medicine Senior Year Rotation
- Shelter Medicine Elective Course
- Shelter Surgical Opportunities Electives
- Other Course Involvement