Thank you for visiting the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion page of the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ACVECC). ACVECC is committed to creating an environment that is welcoming to all and fostering the spirt of inclusion in veterinary emergency and critical care. The goal of the college is to identify strategies to increase diversity in veterinary emergency and critical care, as well as to work towards creating an inclusive and equitable environment for everyone.
Mentoring: ACVECC has a group of individuals committed to mentoring students of all ages interested in veterinary medicine, as well as in veterinary emergency and critical care. Please send an email to Dr. Shaunita Sharpe (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you are interested in working with a mentor.
Scholarship to IVECCS: ACVECC, AVECCTN (the Academy of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Technicians and Nurses: https://www.avecct.org/) and the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society (VECCS) will sponsor underrepresented veterinary students once a year to attend the International Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society (IVECCS) conference. https://iveccs.org/scholarships-grants/
Social Media: ACVECC is committed to celebrating and highlighting the diversity within the college as well as within the veterinary community, we are “Critically Diverse”. Through our social media accounts, we will continue to promote diversity, equity and inclusion, provide resources and education. Please follow us for more updates on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
Helpful Website Resources
Veterinary Diversity Organizations:
Veterinary Wellness and Mental Health Organizations and Resources
Veterinary Mentorship Organizations:
Veterinary Diversity and Inclusion Training:
DiVersity Matters at AAVMC Podcast “Diversity and Inclusion on Air”: