The Tufts Shelter Medicine Program at Cummings School is committed to raising awareness about the needs of shelter animals and the sheltering community among all veterinarians. Therefore part of our program includes elements of the core DVM curriculum and M.S. in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) curriculum, which are required for all students.
In addition, there is a selection of experiential and didactic courses that pre-clinical students can take during Selectives time in the Shelter Medicine Program and elective Clinical Rotations in medicine and surgery are available during the clinical year. Experiential learning and rotations take place both on campus as well as the Cummings School campus, utilizing a network of partnering organizations.