College of Veterinary Medicine

Producing day one competent and confident veterinarians.

LMU-CVM Program Highlights

  • Nationally renowned veterinary educators with a commitment to teaching and lifelong learning.
  • “Hands on” based veterinary education that begins your first semester.
  • Clinical experience with a varied and busy caseload that emphasizes a team approach.
  • World class DeBusk Veterinary Teaching Center (DVTC) that students utilize from the first semester and onwards.
  • Education that includes leadership skills,communications and community service.
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Audrey Emery (pictured right) at the CVM Farm and Family Day where she worked at the VOICE booth teaching children the Spanish words for animals and telling them about the diversity of languages that exist in the world. January 22, 2021

LMU-CVM Students Complete Diversity and Inclusion Certificate Program

Nineteen students from Lincoln Memorial University-College of Veterinary Medicine completed the Purdue University Diversity and Inclusion in Veterinary Medicine Certificate Program. The program is designed for veterinary medicine, veterinary technology, and pre-vet students who want to foster inclusive learning environments at their educational institutions and develop the skills to succeed as veterinary professionals.

Dr. Christopher Kelly January 12, 2021

Dr. Christopher Kelly Recognized for Completing AAVMC Leadership Academy

Christopher Kelly, DVM NRP, medical director of the DeBusk Veterinary Teaching Center and associate professor of veterinary medicine at Lincoln Memorial University-College of Veterinary Medicine (LMU-CVM), has completed the 2019-2020 American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) Leadership Academy. Kelly was nominated by the dean and the dean’s executive council to represent LMU-CVM in the national program.

LMU President's House December 22, 2020

LMU To Open Spring Semester with Two Weeks of Online Classes

LMU President Clayton Hess has announced that LMU will open campus as scheduled to start the Spring 2021 semester. However, with surging COVID cases across the country, all classes -- didactic and laboratory -- will begin in an online format for the first two weeks.


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