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VMLRP Program Guidance for Participants

The Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP) Program Guidance is a resource for veterinarians receiving a VMLRP award. This guidance document outlines the VMLRP loan repayment process, participant requirements and program policies. All participants should read this document carefully and refer to it as needed throughout participation in the program. Other individuals are welcome to review this document as it contains valuable information about participation in the program.

​The following charts are examples of how the service log should be formatted. The data that is entered in these charts is sample data and is used as a placeholder to better represent the desired format. The service logs should be completed in excel. The service log templates for each shortage type are available on this webpage below for Types I/II (private practice) and Type III (public practice). 

*Disclaimer: The contents of this document do not have the force and effect of law and are not meant to bind the public in any way. This document is intended only to provide clarity to the public regarding existing requirements under the law or agency policies.

 

SERVICE DATE DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE PROVIDED SPECIES SERVED1 ESTIMATED # OF HEAD SERVICED SERVICE/APPOINTMENT

​DURATION(h)
CLIENT/FARM SERVICED NAME
CLIENT/FARM SERVICED
​ZIP
CLEINT/FARM SERVICED
​COUNTY​1
DRIVE TIME1,2 
Type I and Type II Example Service Log
EX. 4/5/2021 Pregnancy check Dairy 75 2 CLAUSE FARMS 91773 SANTA *
EX. 4/6/2021 Dystocia Dairy 1 1 M & M DAIRY 91786 SHORE 0.75
EX. 4/6/2021 Vaccinations Goat 100 1.5 M' GOATS 91750 MAIN *
EX. 4/7/2021 4-h presentation Dairy, Goat NOT APPLICABLE 1 CLOVER 4-h 91773 SANTA 0.5

1A key can be provided see example key, any exceptions must be annotated
2Drive time should be reported in hours or fraction of hours from starting location to call, if service provided at a veterinary clinic (place of employment) put 0
*,# see key for times
 

COUNTY ZIP DRIVE TIME*(h) SPECIES** ACRONYM
Example Key
Los Angeles 91773 <0.25 BEEF CATTLE BC
  91750 0.25 DAIRY CATTLE DC
San Bernardino 91784 0.5 SWINE SW
  91786 0.6 SHEEP SH
      GOAT GO

* Based on normal route i.e. usually go from farm A to Farm B to Farm C or clinic to farm.
**You can use the species scientific classification, common names, or acronyms based on a key.

DATE DESCRIPTION TIME(h)

Type III Shortage Area Example Service Log

EX. 3/1/2021 Performed histologic examination of submissions from cattle,
goats, and pigs and wrote up pathology reports
3
EX. 3/1/2021 Mentored student on survey assessing rabies risk factors in
farmed deer
0.5
EX. 3/1/2021 Attended High throughput test development meeting 1.5
EX. 3/2/2021 Led VDL monthly section meeting 1
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