Dr. Jo-Annie Letendre received her DVM from the University of Montreal, in Canada. Following graduation, she completed a rotating small animal internship at the Western Veterinary Specialist and Emergency Centre, a referral hospital affiliated with the University of Calgary, also in Canada. Dr. Letendre joined the Emergency and Critical Care team at Cornell University in July 2014 to undertake a residency in small animal ECC. Dr. Letendre has particular interests in trauma and sepsis. She lives in Ithaca, New York, with her husband and their two cats, Ketamine and Mistassini.