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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
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


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