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Mission and Vision


To educate, train and support veterinary students and graduate veterinarians to serve as outstanding scientists and leaders in the public and corporate sectors; to perform research to support best practices in veterinary teaching, training, and advising for career development in the public and corporate sectors; and to provide thought leadership and guidance for meeting the critical unmet needs of the veterinary workforce today and in the future. 


The CPCVM is a nationally and internationally recognized Center of Excellence that plays a key role in the development of veterinarians who serve in critical scientific and leadership roles protecting animal and human health. The center is a valued partner of the public and corporate practice communities, and collaborates with these communities to equip veterinarians with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to address the evolving nature of veterinary and public health challenges.