Article Text

Veterinary Profession
Science and practice
  1. Unity Jeffery
  1. College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, 50056, USA
  1. e-mail: ublocke{at}

Statistics from

IN their recent article ‘Don't forget the science’ (VR, March 16, 2013, vol 172, pp 293-294) prominent figures in the British vet schools argue that the profession is at risk of becoming obsessed with technical competencies at the expense of being a science-led profession. As a relatively recent graduate, my experience of British veterinary education is rather the reverse. The …

View Full Text

Request permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.