Ryane Englar, DVM, DABVP (Canine and Feline Practice)

Associate Professor of Practice
Executive Director, Clinical and Professional Skills

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Academic/Professional Bio

Ryane E. Englar, DVM, DABVP (Canine and Feline Practice), is a 2008 graduate of Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. She is an enthusiastic educator who is inspired daily by her team. This team includes her students, who are her primary motivators for advancing educational tools and philosophies in the veterinary profession. Her students drive her to think outside the box to develop new course materials for the hands-on learner. Her primary role at the University of Arizona College of Veterinary Medicine is to develop and debut the Clinical and Professional Skills series of coursework. These courses will facilitate acquiring and refining those so-called “Day-One-Ready” skills essential to students’ development as successful doctors of veterinary medicine.


  • Diplomat of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (DABVP) Concentration: Canine and Feline Practice
  • DVM Degree
    • Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • BS (Animal Science)
    • Cornell University   

Current Memberships

  • November 2020 – Present: Arizona Veterinary Medical Association (AzVMA)
  • September 2020 – Present: Association of Shelter Veterinarians (ASV)
  • January 2018 – Present: Kansas State University Chapter of the Society of Phi Zeta
  • 2014 – Present: American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP)
  • May 2008 – Present: American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP)
  • American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)

Professional Interests

  • Research
    • Veterinary medical education
    • Curricular design
    • Pre-clinical curricular design
    • Clinical communication
    • Communication models
    • Calgary–Cambridge guide (CCG)
    • Relationship-centered care
    • Critical thinking
    • Self-reflection
    • Self-awareness
    • Cultural humility, awareness of others, diversity and inclusion (D&I)
  • Teaching
    • Clinical skills
    • Professional skills
    • Performing the comprehensive physical examination
    • Medical record-keeping (SOAP notes) and other forms of documentation