Daniel Fletcher, PhD, DVM, DACVECC

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Department of Clinical Sciences

Diplomate - American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care
Associate Professor, Section of Emergency and Critical Care
Associate Chair for the Department of Clinical Sciences Committee on Teaching and Clinical Service
Chair of the Educational Technology Steering Committee

Tetlow & Roy Park Veterinary Innovation Laboratory

Department of Clinical Sciences
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
930 Campus Road, Box 31
Ithaca, NY 14853

Email: djf42@cornell.edu

Research/Clinical Interest

Dr. Fletcher's research interests include high fidelity medical simulation for veterinary training; novel diagnostic markers and therapeutic targets for patients in shock; non-invasive measures of cardiac output and oxygen delivery; diagnosis and treatment of disordered fibrinolysis; biochemical prognostic and diagnostic indicators and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

Education and Training

  • 2006     University of Pennsylvania, Residency in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine
  • 2003     University of Pennsylvania, Internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery
  • 2002     University of California at Davis, DVM
  • 1994     University of California at San Francisco and Berkeley, PhD in Bioengineering
  • 1989     Drexel University, BS (cum laude) in Electrical Engineering


Patent:  Fletcher DJ, Machine and Method For The Determination Of Nervous-System-Generator Parameters Using Lead Fields, U.S. Patent Number 5,701,909; December 30, 1997.


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Awards and Honors

  • 2016     University of Melbourne Visiting Scholar of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine.
  • 2015     Department of Clinical Sciences Innovative Teaching Award.
  • 2013     State University of New York Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence.  Department of Clinical Sciences Innovation in Teaching Award.
  • 2012     New York State Veterinary Conference Speaker of the Year Award.
  • 2011     Cornell Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Teaching Excellence Award for Clinical Sciences.
  • 2008     Carl Norden – Pfizer Distinguished Teacher Award.
  • 2006     Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care
  • 2003     Jules and Lucy Silver Animal Bedside Manner Award: Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary Hospital, University of Pennsylvania.

Professional/Academic Affiliations

  • 2012 – present     Evidence-Based Veterinary Medicine Association
  • 2010 – present     Association for Medical Education in Europe
  • 2010 – present     Team-Based Learning Collaborative
  • 2009 – present     Society for Simulation in Healthcare
  • 2006 – present     American College of Veterinary Emergency Critical Care
  • 2006 – present     New York State Veterinary Medical Society
  • 2006 – present     Society for Critical Care Medicine
  • 2006 – present     Southern Tier Veterinary Medical Association
  • 2002 – present     Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society
  • 1998 – present     American Veterinary Medical Association