Envirovet Summer Institute
Leadership for One Health on Earth

Innovation Since 1991

Applying to the Envirovet Summer Institute


The non-refundable course fee for ESI is anticipated to remain $7,500 USD.

For links to possible sources for assistance with the course fee, please click here.


Each applicant should submit (1) a completed application form, (2) official transcripts from all universities and colleges attended, and (3) three evaluations (letters of reference). Applicants should use the application form and evaluation form provided on the Envirovet website. A transcript request form is also provided, should it be required by your registrar.

Eligibility for participation in Envirovet Summer Institutes requires a statement regarding an intended career in wildlife and ecosystem health, as well as at least one year of veterinary school or a Master's or PhD (or equivalent) degree in a relevant discipline with a defined animal health component.

Applications are not considered complete until the Envirovet office has received the application form, transcripts, and at least three evaluations from professionals in relevant fields who have interacted extensively with the applicant. You may check on the status of your application by emailing the Envirovet office.

No late applications will be accepted. Applications are accepted in either hard copy (paper) or digital (emailed) format.

If conventional mail or courier services are used, send to

Kirsten Gilardi, DVM, DACZM
Director, Envirovet Terrestrial
Wildlife Health Center
School of Veterinary Medicine
University of California, Davis
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616-8739

Phone: 530-752-4896
Fax: 530-752-3318
E-mail: kvgilardi@ucdavis.edu