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YOUR DVM CAREER, Feb 1, 2002
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CSU rolls out country's first veterinary-business program
By Jennifer Fiala

Fort Collins, Colo.-To teach students what it takes to run and manage a business, the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at Colorado State University (CSU) plans to launch a combined DVM/MBA program next fall.

CSU stresses training, bond-centered practices

Fort Collins, Colo.-Colorado State University (CSU) has taken an innovative step in handling euthanasia.

In fact, the Argus Institute for Families and Veterinary Medicine has taken the study of facilitating euthanasia and grief to a whole new level.

SAVMA Symposium offers diverse program for career development

Fort Collins, Colo.-Veterinary students across the country will have an opportunity to get a jump on their careers next month at the 2002 Student American Veterinary Medical Association Symposium (SAVMA) on the campus of Colorado State University as they spend three days tackling medical and business issues they can expect to see practice.

Feature Articles
NCVEI unveils economic benchmarks
By Stephanie Davis
Orlando - New business tools will help veterinarians compare specific prices on services for the first time.
What you do after the interview could matter most for success

Instead of sending the traditional note of thanks, stand out from the rest with a letter of influence

Online classrooms broaden student learning
By Jennifer Fiala

Distance education is the "wave of the future."

That might sound farfetched, but it's exactly what Donald Draper, DVM, MBA, suggests as he prepares this month to launch Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine's first Web-based business course.

Easing the pain: Are you prepared fo handle client grief?

Whether it is an unexpected accident or a planned euthanasia, veterinarians need to be trained on how to deal with the intensely emotional experience of death, experts say.

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