When our university told us that our graduation ceremony, oath ceremony, hooding and awards were going to be moved online, I don’t think any of us had much idea how that was going to materialize. They tried to get our input on the whole ordeal, but how do you contribute much ideas when this was […]
Large Animal Hospital in Lockdown – What is Considered “Medically Urgent”?
During the quarantine time, Purdue CVM (along with the majority of other veterinary colleges, clinics, and other healthcare facilities) adopted an emergency or medically urgent and necessary schedule in an effort to reduce the caseload and the number of faculty and staff required to be in the hospital. But what does that mean? In the […]
Clinical Year, Quarantine, and COVID-19
This isn’t how it is supposed to be. When we first started hearing about the coronavirus, everything was staying the same, at least in the hospital. But very quickly, everything changed. The underclassmen went on Spring Break and were sent home to finish the semester online. Talk began floating around the hospital – would they […]