SW 16th Ave 2015
32608 Gainesville, Florida United States of America
University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine
Recognition status :
AVBC Australian Veterinary Boards Council Inc.
AVMA American Veterinary Medical Association
CVMA Canadian Veterinary Medical Association
RCVS Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
VCNZ Veterinary Council of New Zealand
The UF College of Veterinary Medicine is the state's only veterinary college. We offer comprehensive services to the public through teaching, research, extension and state-of-the-art patient care. Following graduation of its first class in 1980, the college has built on the university's reputation for excellence. Today we claim more than 2000 graduates of our professional (DVM) degree program. Our veterinary alumni are active throughout Florida, the United States and overseas in areas ranging from in-depth scientific research to traditional small and large animal practice, zoological and aquatic medicine, public health, epidemiology and the military. We pride ourselves in our commitment to advancing scientific medical knowledge. More than 199 individuals have completed either master of science (M.S.) or doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees in Veterinary Medical Sciences through our graduate studies program. These individuals are working in academia, in the biomedical sciences, in government and in industry to advance animal, human and environmental health. In support of our mission, the college commits to: educate veterinary students to meet the needs of Florida and beyond, provide clinical educational experiences with all major species for students, interns, and residents and service referring veterinarians and animal owners through its medical center and outreach programs, develop new knowledge through basic science research, clinical research, and educational programs, disseminate knowledge to veterinarians and other constituencies needing the services of the College, prepare the next generation of educators and researchers through its graduate, internship, and residency programs, work synergistically with the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and the Health Science Center to advance biomedical and agricultural knowledge important to veterinary medicine, develop the disciplines of zoological and aquatic medicine as unique national resources for Florida.