The College is delighted and honored to host Makenzie Peterson of the American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC).
Peterson will speak virtually to the community about wellbeing in the veterinary medical field. She will present on three separate occasions for multiple groups in our community.
This date's presentation is for staff. Find registration info in your email inbox or on InsideCVM's Announcements section. Faculty, students, residents, and posdoctoral & graduate students are invited to attend sessions on other dates.
About Our Speaker
As a member of the AAVMC’s senior leadership team, Makenzie Peterson serves as the director for wellbeing. She works to advance the AAVMC’s strategic goal of fostering a culture of wellbeing throughout academic veterinary medicine by promoting preventative systems-based initiatives. Makenzie provides subject-matter expertise on the science and application of evidence-based wellbeing practices, as well as the development and implementation of strategic organizational changes to improve the overall wellbeing of academic communities. She speaks on a variety of wellbeing-related topics, and also currently serves on the board of directors for the Women’s Veterinary Leadership Development Initiative. Born and raised in Alaska, Makenzie graduated from the University of Utah with a master’s degree in health promotion and health education, and will complete her doctorate of social work from the University of Southern California in 2022.