Faculty Development Opportunities

This section of the site contains a list of books about teaching and learning, information about learning theory, and a link to the Education Day website. Please contact the CVM Education Support group, at [email protected], with ideas for other materials to be posted on this site, and with ideas for topics for Education Day and teaching seminars.

More development opportunities


The CVM Instructor Development series includes synchronous sessions and independent learning modules.


Learning communities

  • AVMA On-Line Educator Community
  • Academy of Veterinary Educators – to join, please contact Dr. Heidi Banse at [email protected]
  • Regional veterinary consortia have been developed in the United States; there are very early discussions about a Midwest Veterinary Educators Consortium.


Education meetings

The American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) hosts several meetings including those below:

Other meetings that may be available are regional Iverson Bell offerings, education meetings sponsored by specialty colleges, and education meetings for health professionals including those below:

UMN Best Practices in Health Science Education
VetEd (UK)


Degree programs in Veterinary or Medical Education:

There are many Masters in Education programs offered broadly for health professionals that will enroll veterinarians and give you an interprofessional experience. Examples of on-line offerings include: