News

[four anesthesiologists at Iliinois veterinary college]

Recruiting More ‘Bright Minds’ in Anesthesia

Oct 9, 2019 / Message from the Dean

This message will appear in the October/November 2019 issue of the Chicago Veterinary Medical Association Bulletin. Fifth Faculty Member Arrives This Fall I’m delighted to report that over the past four years we’ve recruited from near and far to build a team of five in our anesthesia and pain management service. It’s remarkable growth, considering...

[architect's rending of new small animal surgery wing]

Strategic Moves Advance Veterinary Care

Jul 24, 2019 / Message from the Dean

This message will appear in the August/September 2019 issue of the Chicago Veterinary Medical Association Bulletin. We’re Here as a Resource for You If you’ve ever played the children’s logic puzzle called Rush Hour, you understand just how many small moves are sometimes needed to accomplish a goal. In the case of the puzzle, the...

[Karen Terio, Kathleen Colegrove, Krista Keller, Sarah Reich, Samantha Sander]

Zoo for You: Five Faculty Impacting the Wildlife/Exotics Field

May 26, 2019 / Message from the Dean

This message will appear in the June/July 2019 issue of the Chicago Veterinary Medical Association Bulletin. Above, from left: Drs. Karen Terio, Kathleen Colegrove, Krista Keller, Sarah Reich, and Samantha Sander. Astounding Contributions in Zoo/Wildlife Health Faculty and alumni from our college have made astounding contributions to veterinary education, research, and care related to zoo/wildlife/exotic...

[Peter Constable, Kim Selting, Andreas Cangellaris, Laura Garrett, Tim Fan]

People-Powered Oncology Team Adds Linear Accelerator

May 26, 2019 / Message from the Dean

This message will appear in the April/May 2019 issue of the Chicago Veterinary Medical Association Bulletin. Above, oncologists Drs. Kim Selting, Laura Garrett, and Tim Fan joined Dean Peter Constable and Provost Andreas Cangellaris to break ground for the linear accelerator wing on May 7, 2018. Linear Accelerator Operational in June On June 10 we’ll...

[linear accelerator in progress]

Linear Accelerator ‘Exponentially Grows’ Oncology Program

Apr 2, 2019 / Message from the Dean

This message will appear in the Summer 2019 issue of the Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association Epitome. Above, an inset shows an architect’s rendering of the linear accelerator wing nearing completion at the northeast corner of the Small Animal Clinic. RSVP for dedication event in June On June 10 Illinois will christen a top-of-the-line Varian...

[Illinois veterinary students at 2018 Job Fair]

Becoming an Employer of Choice

Feb 11, 2019 / Message from the Dean

This message will appear in the April 2019 issue of the Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association Epitome. Attend the September 18 Job Fair Whether or not you are currently seeking a new associate, you would do well to investigate the job market for veterinary graduates. The federal Bureau of Labor Statistics pegs the job outlook...

[student at 2018 job fair]

Help for Prospective Veterinary Employers

Jan 22, 2019 / Message from the Dean

This message will appear in the February 2019 issue of the Chicago Veterinary Medical Association Bulletin. How to Crack the Veterinary Job Market Last October we held a job fair in conjunction with the college’s annual Fall Conference. The energy was high in our new i-Flex classroom as more than 30 employers interacted with current...

[Dr. Ken Welle with a parrot]

Compounding Interest: Spotlighting Veterinary Pharmacy Processes

Dec 5, 2018 / Message from the Dean

This message will appear in the Winter 2018-19 issue of the Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association Epitome. Veterinarians need flexible pharmacy rules “The truth is, for the vast majority of species there are no approved drugs. Everything is off label.” The medication only comes as a tablet, so must be put into a suspension for...

[members of the Illinois veterinary Class of 2022]

Good News from Illinois about Students and Alumni

Sep 29, 2018 / Message from the Dean

This message will appear in the October 2018 issue of the Chicago Veterinary Medical Association Bulletin. Top-Notch Students, Outstanding Alumni Thanks to everyone in CVMA who helps out by mentoring, writing references for, and serving as admissions interviewers for prospective students. You play an important role in delivering outstanding future colleagues to our door, and...

[Dr. Heidi Phillips, veterinary microsurgeon]

Passionate People Move the Profession Forward

Aug 1, 2018 / Message from the Dean

This message will appear in the Fall 2018 issue of the Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association Epitome. Have you been advised to “find your passion”? If so, you might want to tweak that advice a little, based on findings from a recent study at Stanford that has generated buzz in the lay press. Researchers found...