Summary and Implications
D-PIKE and SPIKE are programs designed to develop an intense experience for veterinary students that have an interest in either dairy or swine production medicine. Students are housed in a learning community environment to facilitate discussion pertaining to their daily experiences. The program is a ten week effort to bring the respective industry to the students from a ground up approach
Iowa State University
Leuschen, Bruce; Karriker, Locke; Ramirez, Alejandro; and Halbur, Patrick G.
"Dairy Production Immersive Knowledge Experience (D-PIKE)
and Swine Production Immersive Knowledge Experience
Animal Industry Report:
AS 653, ASL R2251.
Available at: http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/ans_air/vol653/iss1/77