College of Veterinary Medicine
Clinical Programs Ctr. Mailbox 34
Ithaca, NY 14853-6401
Dr. Richard Hackett
Improve the teaching and academic component of clinical service in our department
Richard Hackett, Professor of Large Animal Surgery, Associate Chair for Teaching and Clinical Service
Thomas Divers, Professor of Large Animal Medicine, Section Chief, DCS Resident Advisor (ad hoc Committee member)
Eric Ledbetter, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Carolyn McDaniel, Lecturer, Head Foundation Course VII
John Randolph, Professor of Small Animal Medicine
Meg Thompson, Clinical Associate Professor, Director of Continuing Education , Chair of the Committee on Continuing Education
Special Opportunities for Faculty Teaching Improvement
Veterinary Education Worldwide
ViEW represents a community of individual scholars committed to excellence in veterinary education worldwide. ViEW is a not-for-profit organization which brings together colleagues involved in veterinary education, and shares ideas and experiences with those from allied disciplines such as medicine, dentistry, and nursing. For more information, and to join, please go to www.veteducation.org.
for Faculty Teaching
Peer Review of Teaching
Charge: CTE staff provide support for faculty who are working on improving the classroom experience for their students. Feedback is provided only to you.
Contact: Schedule classroom observations (along with pre- and post- observation meetings) by phone (607-255-3990) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Department of Clinical Sciences
Charge: College faculty trained by CTE in peer review of teaching are available to observe classroom teaching and review teaching portfolios. Feedback provided to you and your department chair.
Contact: Select trained faculty member with guidance from your mentor and/or department chair to arrange pre- observation, classroom observation, and post-observation meetings.
Locate special faculty seminars on teaching, education assessment workshops, faculty teaching certificate programs, graduate teaching excellence series, and resources for assessing student learning at this website.
CU Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE)
Summarize how to assemble your teaching portfolio including how to collect and present supporting data on teaching evaluations.
Teaching Evaluations by Students
Core Evaluation Questions
Current DCS Course Evaluation Templates
Advanced Veterinary Anesthesia Seminar Series
Weekly seminars by DCS faculty on anesthesia topics of interest to post-DVM trainees.
Department/Faculty Seminar Series
Presentations on current research or timely topics in medicine given by members of the faculty or invited speakers. All are invited.
DCS Resident Seminar Series
Bi-weekly seminars designed to improve the teaching and research experiences for residents.
Key seminars have been videotaped to allow continuing access to residents. Note: Do not share these lectures outside of the College of Veterinary Medicine.
Log in required
Small Animal Medicine Resident Seminar Series
Weekly in-depth discussions of topics for Small Animal ACVIM-board preparation.
Pathophysiology Courses (surgical emphasis)
These 6 lecture courses, designed for the surgery resident and given by the faculty in the veterinary college, are system based (gastrointestinal, cardiothoracic, urogenital, orthopedic, neurologic, and general principles) providing information central to the art of surgery and perioperative case management.
DCS Surgical Seminar Series
Monthly seminars on current areas of interest or research topics. Participants include residents, graduate students, post doctoral candidates, and faculty.
Intern Continuing Education Series
Designed to enhance the educational experience of recent graduates. Weekly lectures cover a wide range of topics, including emergency and critical care, surgery, oncology, and nutrition. Participants also will have an opportunity to present a Grand Rounds seminar with support from a faculty mentor.
Clinical Rounds - Log in required