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Title Workforce needs in veterinary medicine / Committee to Assess the Current and Future Workforce Needs in Veterinary Medicine ; Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources ; Board on Higher Education and Workforce ; Division on Earth and Life Studies ; Policy and Global Affairs Division ; National Research Council of The National Academies
Published Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, [2013]


Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 310 pages) : illustrations (some color), color maps
Contents Introduction -- Companion-animal medicine -- Equine veterinary medicine -- Food-animal veterinary medicine -- Veterinarians in industry -- Veterinarians in public practice -- Veterinarians in wildlife and ecosystem health -- Global food security -- Academic veterinary medicine -- An economic perspective on the veterinary profession -- Conclusions and recommendations
Summary In a study of the issues related to the veterinary medical workforce, including demographics, workforce supply, trends affecting job availability, and capacity of the educational system to fill future demands, a National Research Council committee found that the profession faces important challenges in maintaining the economic sustainability of veterinary practice and education, building its scholarly foundations, and evolving veterinary service to meet changing societal needs. This report seeks to broaden the public's understanding and attempts to anticipate some of the needs and measures that are essential for the profession to fulfill given its changing roles in the 21st century.--Publisher's website
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 232-247)
Notes English
Subject Veterinary medicine -- United States.
Veterinarians -- United States.
Veterinarians -- Supply and demand -- United States
Veterinary medicine.
Veterinary medicine -- Study and teaching.
Veterinary Medicine
Education, Veterinary
Veterinary Medicine -- economics
veterinary medicine.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- Animal Husbandry.
Veterinary medicine -- Study and teaching
Veterinarians -- Supply and demand
Veterinary medicine
SUBJECT United States
Subject United States
Form Electronic book
Author National Research Council (U.S.). Committee to Assess the Current and Future Workforce Needs in Veterinary Medicine.
National Research Council (U.S.)
LC no. 2013949213
ISBN 9780309257459