|Dr. Chaney received her DVM degree from Colorado State University and joined the TAMU College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences in September 2014 as a clinical assistant professor. She shares an appointment between the Veterinary Integrative Biosciences department and the administrative Professional Programs Office. This unique position requires interactions across many different college departments and program-years of the veterinary curriculum in the areas of teaching, academic service, and scholarship. Dr. Chaney is board certified by both the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and the American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care and uses this extensive post-graduate training in the development of creative and innovative learning opportunities for veterinary students in the pre-clinical DVM curriculum. From her publications in curriculum redesign, she is considered an expert and consults with veterinary programs across the U.S. regarding this process. She co-chairs the AAVMC Council for Outcomes-based Veterinary Education which developed an unprecedented framework for Competency-based Veterinary Education and published in the veterinary and medical education literature. Dr. Chaney’s passion for teaching and learning is demonstrated through her scholarship and the awards received for her educational work at the college and university levels.|
|Dr. Jared Danielson Jared Danielson is Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs at the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine (ISUCVM), and Professor in the Department of Veterinary Pathology. He received a Bachelor’s degree in English from Brigham Young University, a Master’s degree in Instructional Design, Development and Evaluation from Syracuse University, and a PhD in Curriculum and Instruction from Virginia Tech. Jared has twenty-one years of experience designing educational interventions and assessments in Veterinary Medical Education, emphasizing practical research-based solutions to learning and assessment problems in higher education. Jared has served in a variety of leadership roles nationally and internationally, including as chair of the Academic Affairs Council of the AAVMC, a member of the CBVE workgroup, and a member of the AAVMC’s Council on Outcomes-based Veterinary Education. He conducts research in the areas of veterinary medical education and assessment, and has published and presented in this area to hundreds of audiences nationally and internationally.|
|Kathy Gruver, PhD has graced stages on four continents (including TEDx), three cruise ships, and a handful of islands. Her combination of humor, performance background, real life experience, and formal education makes her a well-rounded, in-demand speaker. She hosts the TV show based on her first book, The Alternative Medicine Cabinet, and has earned her PhD in Natural Health. Dr. Gruver is the twelve-time award-winning author of seven books, including Conquer Your Stress, Workplace Wellness, Conquer your Stress at Work, and Journey of Healing. She has studied mind/body medicine at the famed Benson-Henry Institute for Mind-Body Medicine at Harvard, has been featured as an expert in numerous publications including Glamour, Fitness, Time, WebMD, Prevention, Huffington Post, and Dr. Oz’s The Good Life, and has appeared on over 250 radio & TV shows including Lifetime, NPR, CBS Radio, and SkyNews London. In 2015, she had the privilege of creating a stress reduction program for the US Military, and has been studying psychology and human behavior her entire life. For fun and stress relief, Gruver does hip hop and flying trapeze.|
|Dr. Karen Hauer is Associate Dean for Competency Assessment and Professional Standards and Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She designs and leads the program of assessment in the UCSF School of Medicine Bridges curriculum and directs the School’s medical student coaching program. She is an active researcher in medical education and a research mentor for fellows, residents and students, with a focus on competency-based medical education, learner assessment, equity in assessment, coaching and remediation. In 2015, she completed a PhD in Medical Education through a joint program with UCSF and the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands. She is active on leadership committees with the National Board of Medical Examiners, serves as deputy editor for the journal Medical Education, and is past president of the Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine national organization. She earned her undergraduate degree at Stanford University, and then completed medical school and internal medicine residency and chief residency at UCSF. She is a practicing general internist in primary care. She is married and has 3 children.|
|Jennie Hodgson is the Associate Dean for Professional Programs at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine and Professor in the Department of Population Health Sciences. She received her veterinary degree from the Faculty of Veterinary Science at the University of Sydney, a PhD in microbiology at Washington State University and she is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Microbiology. Jennie has taught veterinary microbiology in both Australia and the US and her teaching awards include the Carrick Award for Australian University Teaching, the Australian Veterinary Association’s National Award for Excellence in Teaching, and the AAVMC/Zoetis National Distinguished Veterinary Teacher. Leadership positions have included chair of AAVMC’s Academic Affairs Committee and co-chair of the Competency Based Veterinary Education Working Group. Currently co-chair Council on Outcomes-Based Veterinary Education and member of the Veterinary Medical Educational Initiative. She received the AAVMC Presidential Award for Meritorious Service to Veterinary Education in 2020.|
Dr. Susan Matthew is Professor and Associate Chair of Veterinary Medical Education in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Washington State University. She received her veterinary degree and PhD from the Faculty of Veterinary Science at The University of Sydney. Her PhD synthesized higher education theory and clinical education in veterinary medicine to investigate students’ experiences of clinic-based learning in the transition to practice. Susan now teaches veterinary professional practice and higher education principles and practices to veterinary students, educators, and practitioners. Her research focuses on education and wellness in the veterinary profession, and her educational leadership emphasizes collaborative curricular development. Susan was an inaugural member of the AAVMC’s Competency-Based Veterinary Education Working Group in 2015 and is now a member of AAVMC’s Council on Outcomes-based Veterinary Education. She is co-chair of the AAVMC’s Competency-Based Veterinary Education Catalyze Working Group that is developing curricular guidelines and faculty development modules for competency-based veterinary education.
|Kathy Salisbury is the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Small Animal Surgery at the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine. She earned her DVM degree from Michigan State University and a Master of Science degree from Purdue University where she completed residency training in small animal surgery. Kathy is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and has been teaching surgery to veterinary students, interns and residents for 40 years. She has received several teaching awards including the national Student American Veterinary Medical Association Teaching Excellence Award in Clinical Sciences and the National Pfizer Distinguished Teacher Award. In 2018, Kathy was named one of Purdue University’s ten 150th Anniversary Professors based on excellence and impact in teaching. For over 20 years her primary focus has been teaching and curriculum revision. She has served on the AAVMC’s Competency-Based Veterinary Education Working Group since its inception in 2015 and is now a member of AAVMC’s Council on Outcomes-based Veterinary Education.|