Combating racism in veterinary medicine
Join an important discussion exploring racism in the veterinary profession. Learn about common issues experienced by minority veterinarians throughout the history of the profession and discover tools to address and combat race-related problems.
This session originally was presented at the 2021 Veterinary Leadership Conference.
Participants can expect to learn about:
- Issues of concern for minority veterinarians throughout the history of the profession
- How to address race-related problems in veterinary medicine
Dr. Allen Cannedy has served as director of diversity and multicultural affairs at North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine (NCSU-CVM) since 2000. In this role he promotes veterinary professional careers to underrepresented minority groups. Prior to that he was a clinical assistant professor in the NCSU-CVM ruminant group from 1997 to 2000. He earned his DVM from Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine and completed a rotating large animal internship at the University of Tennessee and a ruminant production medicine residency at NCSU-CVM.