Veterinary Medicine and Literature 2010


The second symposium was held on May 9th to May 11th.  The symposium, Veterinary Medicine and Literature brought together writers, artists, veterinarians, scholars and animal lovers todiscuss the use of animals and veterinary science in literature. 

The symposium featured talks and discussion with scholars, veterinarians, poets and writers with a poetry reading by Lorna Crozier, book reading by Molly Peacock and presentation by Erika Ritter.

Topics included:

  1. Enriching relationship among veterinarians, animal owners and animals
  2. Creating the opportunity for reflection int he veterinary curriculum
  3. Facilitating talk about difficult topics
  4. Renewing a sense of purpose and joy in veterinary practice

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