Webinars for the whole veterinary team
Surviving in the Veterinary Profession: Reframing the Concept of Access to Care
Approved for 1 hour of NYSED credit
Dr Elizabeth Alvarez
Dr Kelly Schultz
December 1, 2021
When is it?
Time: 20:00 EST
DVM, DABVP (Canine And Feline Practice)
Dr. Elizabeth (Liddy) Alvarez is a Clinical Assistant Professor, and section head of the Primary Care Service where she has been teaching students at the University of Wisconsin, Madison for the past 13 years. Liddy graduated from Michigan State University with her DVM in 2003 and completed a rotating internship at Veterinary Specialty Center in Lynnwood, WA in 2007. She also became a diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (canine and feline practice) in 2013. Liddy has been a part of building the UW-Madison outreach program, WisCARES (Wisconsin Companion Animal Resources, Education, and Social Services) since its inception in 2014. WisCARES is a One Health program, a collaboration with the UW Schools of Social Work, Pharmacy, Nursing, and Medical Schools established to help pet owners experiencing homelessness and housing instability increase access to animal and human healthcare and social services. She has served as Medical Director and is currently the Curriculum Director for WisCARES, where she focuses on the student experience, research, and obtaining grant funding for the program.
Medical Director and Lead Clinical Instructor for WisCARES
Dr. Kelly Schultz is the Medical Director and the lead clinical instructor at WisCARES Community Clinic in Madison, Wisconsin. Dr. Schultz received her MS in Conservation Biology in 2011, and went on to achieve her DVM from the UW Madison School of Veterinary Medicine in 2015. After completing a 6 month internship in practical epidemiology immediately after graduation, Dr. Schultz went on to practice small animal veterinary medicine. She joined the WisCARES team as a practicing veterinarian and instructor in 2018, and became Medical Director in 2019. When not participating in direct clinical work, Dr. Schultz works to further the WisCARES mission through research, curriculum building and programatic improvements.
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