One of the many alternative career paths available to veterinarians is in regulatory compliance, ensuring that researchers and research facilities abide by all requirements handed down by governmental regulators. If you’re a veterinarian who might be interested in pursuing this type of career, join the AVMA Veterinary Career Center for an introductory webinar on Feb. 16.
Dr. Stacy Pritt, AVMA vice president and director of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) Office at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, will discuss career options available in research administration, research compliance, regulatory compliance and research integrity during the hour-long webinar, Veterinary Careers in Regulatory and Research Compliance.
Topics to be covered include:
- What regulatory compliance veterinarians typically do on the job
- The qualifications that veterinarians can bring to these positions
- Opportunities for various certifications available in these areas
- How to apply for these positions
Attendees of the live webinar will be eligible to receive 1 hour of continuing education (CE) credit. The webinar also will be recorded for on-demand viewing by registrants who are unable to attend on Feb. 16, although CE credit is only available for live attendance.
Dr. Pritt is an authority on animal program regulatory compliance including IACUC operations, adherence to federal regulations and policies, maintenance of good laboratory practices as dictated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and managing the audit process.
In her position with the University of Texas, she oversees regulatory compliance for one of the largest animal research programs in the United States.