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October 31, 2013
NRC Report Addresses Veterinary Workforce Needs
Bovine Veterinarian
A committee of the National Research Council (NRC) has released a book titled “Workforce Needs in Veterinary Medicine.” The U.S. veterinary medical profession contributes to society in diverse ways, from developing drugs and protecting the food supply to treating companion animals and investigating animal diseases in the wild.... 

August 12, 2013
... The decline in number of veterinarians practicing in rural and remote areas of the United States constitutes a serious problem for the security and safety of the national beef industry, as well as for the stability of the rural economy,” said a 2012 National Academies of Science article titled “Workforce Needs in Veterinary Medicine...

February 25, 2013
UA Seeks Money for Study of Veterinarian Program
Arizona Daily Sun
A National Research Council report issued last May concluded there's no national shortage of veterinarians. However, Agriculture and Life Sciences Dean Shane Burgess say the proposed veterinarian program would address shortages for large-animal vets.

October 4, 2012
Higher Education: Beyond the Farm
Nature
Within government, academia and industry, alike, positions for veterinarians with master's degrees or PhDs remain vacant, according to a report by the US National Research Council (NRC) published at the end of May and written by a committee chaired by...

July 1, 2012
No Veterinary Workforce Shortage, Study Finds
dvm360.com
Four years after originally promised, a panel convened under the auspices of the National Academies of Science has released its report on the current and future workforce needs of the veterinary profession. Its conclusion? While there's no shortage of...

May 30, 2012
Study: No Widespread Shortage of Veterinarians
The VIN News Service
The National Research Council of the National Academies released a book-length report today highlighting the job market for veterinarians as well as challenges facing academia, agriculture and public health sectors…