Long Island University College of Veterinary Medicine faculty pursue research that promotes excellence in teaching innovation and scholarship. Research on novel teaching methods focus on assessment tool validation, development of new learning resources to support different learning styles, and evaluation of teaching technology effectiveness in the acquisition of required professional competencies by Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) students. Faculty whose research focus is in the area of Medical Education include Drs. Gillian Angliss, Elena Contreras, Carmen Fuentealba, Oscar Illanes.
Research areas in Veterinary Medical Education include:
Early immersion effectiveness on development of competency in the various facets of veterinary practice
Impact of deliberate practice on early clinical competency acquisition
Clinical veterinary education distributive model advantages/disadvantages
Exposure to a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine research-rich learning environment
Use of low/high fidelity simulations and gaming technologies to supplement the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine learning environment
The efficacy of teaching animal welfare and behavior to veterinary students