Rebecca Archer

Senior Instructor, Small Animal

Associate Dean, Curriculum

DVM Program Office

Associate Member

One Health Research Group

Full Member

Veterinary Education Research Group


Contact information


Office : CWPH2D11

Research and teaching

Research / Scholarly Activities

Dr. Archer's current research is in designing a practice simulator that helps students improve the quality of their abdominal wall closure in surgery.


Dr. Archer joined UCVM in 2015. She is a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Clinical Science. When she is not teaching clinical skills laboratories at the University she is at her clinical home which is Calgary North Veterinary Hospital. This is a small animal 24-hour primary care and emergency clinic.

Dr. Archer mentors, supervises, and assesses fourth-year UCVM DVM students at Calgary North Veterinary Hospital as part of their training prior to graduation. She engages in all aspects of primary care which include: wellness and vaccines appointments, emergency care, dentistry, medicine, and soft tissue and orthopedic surgery.