Resident Scholarship


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First Prize: $1,000.00


2017 Winner: Dr. Cyril Parachini-Winter

In an era of rapid advancements in the field of veterinary medicine, todays veterinary oncology residents are essential to shaping the future of the profession and the role that new technologies and procedures will play in improving therapeutic outcomes. The VCS Case Report Competition is an initiative of Wedgewood Pharmacy, one of the nation’s leading pharmacies focused on custom prescription compounding for the veterinary industry. The VCS Case Report Competition is an opportunity for oncology residents to learn about prescription compounding and to explore the ways that customized chemotherapy can play a part in the veterinary care continuum.

The competition is open to any clinical oncology resident. The winning case study will be a one page case report that shows how compounding made a significant difference in the lives of the patient and the pet owner(s).

All case reports will become the property of Wedgewood Pharmacy and may be used for educational or promotional purposes.


2014 Winner, Dr. Zachary Neumann

2014 Winner: Dr. Zachary Neumann

  • The winner should be present at the Closing Event at the Space Center Houston on Saturday evening.
  • All case reports must be accompanied by the  registration form you will find by clicking on the link at the bottom of this page.
  • All case reports must be typed, double-spaced, in 12-point Times New Roman or an equivalent font. Case reports must be submitted in Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx) or Pages format.
  • All case reports must be written in English.
  • While secondary sources are not required, any quotes or references must be cited following the standards of content and style in the MLA Handbook.
  • All case reports will become the property of Wedgewood Pharmacy and will not be returned. Case reports may be used for educational or promotional purposes without further consent from the writer. If published in a professional journal, the writer will be identified as the winner of the Wedgewood Pharmacy VCS Scholarship.
  • The decisions of the judges are final.
  • All case reports must be received by 11:59 PM on August 31st. Winners will be notified by September 17, 2019.
  • First prize: $1000.00 to be used towards attending the VCS Annual Conference (Conference Fees, Flight, Hotel). Additional honorable mention prizes may be made available at the discretion of the judge

Shirley Chu

2015 Winner: Dr. Shirley Chu