Dr. Smythe received her Bachelor of Science degree in biology and earned a minor in US history from UC Davis. She then went on to earn her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from UC Davis in 2015. She completed a one year rotating emergency/specialty internship at PESCM and has been there ever since! Her clinical interests include emergency medicine, toxicology, ophthalmology, end-of-life, and hospice care. She currently lives with her husband (also a veterinarian), two boys, and 4 black cats in Marin. In her free time she enjoys visiting historical sites, wine tasting, playing tennis, and cats.