Student Chapter of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP)
Welcome to the American College of Veterinary Pathologists student chapter (The Path Club) at Auburn University. So what is veterinary pathology and why is it important? The American College of Veterinary Pathologists defines veterinary pathology as “the science that studies disease in animals”. Veterinary pathologist advance both human and animal health through disease diagnosis, drug discovery and development, and research. Most veterinarians will apply knowledge of pathology in their daily practice in the form of both anatomic examinations of patients and the clinical diagnostic tests.
Principle Activities, Events, or Programs:
The Auburn student chapter of ACVP (affectionately know as Path Club) provides students with the opportunity to gain knowledge about entering, practicing, and the everyday use of the field of veterinary pathology. Students have the opportunity to interact with ACVP board-certified anatomic and clinical pathologist in both lecture meetings and hands-on wet labs.
How this group’s activities benefit the profession, university, and community:
The Purpose of Student Chapter of ACVP:
To promote collegiality and professional development of its associates through its programs and by its relations with other Student Chapters and with the parent body, the American College of Veterinary Pathologists. To encourage veterinary student involvement in the field of veterinary pathology and provide an additional opportunity for its associates to gain professional knowledge in this field.
To make available to the students the opportunities offered by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists to its Student Chapters. To contribute to the development of the field of veterinary pathology at Auburn University through activities involving the faculty and student associates.
How to get involved with this group:
Come to one of our interest meetings in the fall or contact the club officers via email.
Co-Presidents: Dominica Avery, Taylor Foster