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The Center for Veterinary Business and Entrepreneurship

The Center for Veterinary Business and Entrepreneurship (CVBE) engages in research, education, and outreach activities focused on improving the business of veterinary medicine. The CVBE leverages the strengths of the Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, and thought leaders from across the veterinary ecosystem to solve some of the most pressing challenges facing animal health today.

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Dr. David Lee and Dr. Jorge Colón with Cornell DVM students who completed the Practice Ownership & Management course in 2023. 
CVBE Spark Talk flier

The flier reads: CVBE hosts a monthly video series (CVBE Spark Talks) featuring experts in a variety of disciplines bringing new ideas and best practices from other sectors to the veterinary industry. All veterinarians, practice owners and industry leader are invited to attend.

The Center for Veterinary Business and Entrepreneurship is organized around four strategic areas of focus, amplifying the impact of the Center


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Provide training to students and post-graduates to operate successfully in a complex and rapidly changing world



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Economic Research

Develop a robust veterinary economics research portfolio to improve decision making and healthcare delivery


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Accelerate the translation of scientific innovation into commercial products


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Foster institutional innovation and improvement

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