The objectives of the Chapter are to:

  • Provide a means of entry to the College for those with a particular interest in veterinary epidemiology;
  • Provide a means of accreditation of veterinary epidemiologists;
  • Encourage research in, and application of, veterinary epidemiology;
  • Facilitate the exchange of knowledge between veterinary epidemiologists;
  • Further the professional education and training of veterinary epidemiologists;
    and to Encourage publications in the sphere of veterinary epidemiology.

The Chapter achieves these objectives by:

  • Assisting candidates for Membership examination through the mentor system;
  • Providing examiners for Membership and Fellowship exams;
  • Conducting workshops as a means of continuing education for its members;
  • Publishing newsletters; Awarding a medal to a final year veterinary student at all veterinary schools in Australia and New Zealand for excellence in veterinary epidemiology; and
  • Organising an annual conference on veterinary epidemiology.
  • Provision of a study guide for groups for Membership exams (email Chapter Vice-President for a copy).

For prospective Epidemiology Chapter members:

A copy of the  Study Guide for Membership is avaiable here.

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