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Darcy Shaw

Stratford, PE, Canada

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Darcy H. Shaw DVM, MVSc, MBA, Diplomate ACVIM (SA Internal Medicine) is a recently retired and adjunct professor of small animal internal medicine in the Dept. of Companion Animals, Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) , University of Prince Edward Island, Canada. Over his 30 plus years as a veterinarian, Darcy has served as a clinician, educator and administrator and held leadership positions such as Teaching Hospital Director, Department Chair and Associate Dean of Professional Services. He is a Past President (2000-2001) of the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association and is a board member of the Veterinary Leadership Institute. Darcy helped establish the communication skills teaching program at the AVC. He is a regular trainer for the Institute for Healthcare Communication in the annual veterinary faculty development train-the-trainer program. From 2011 to 2013, Darcy participated in innovative leadership development programs that included Leading Organizations to Health (Relationship Centered Healthcare) and Courage to Lead. He is a certified facilitator for the Center for Courage and Renewal and co-leads the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) Leadership Academy. Over his career, Darcy has developed a deep appreciation for the dedication and passion of people within the veterinary community and the compelling need to support each other, communicate effectively and lead with integrity and authenticity.

Specialty Areas: Education, Leadership