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Noncompetes: What you need to know

A federal ban on most noncompete agreements is scheduled to take effect this fall, but it’s being challenged. What does that mean for veterinary professionals? 

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Principles of Veterinary Medical Ethics revised

The AVMA House of Delegates approved revisions to the ethics policy, which provides ethical guidance for all veterinarians.

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Workforce: What is best for safe, quality animal care?

Staffing and other challenges are fueling discussion of workforce needs—and some risky proposals to change how veterinary care is provided. The AVMA views the issues through a lens of quality patient care.

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Strengthen the veterinary team-client partnership

The Positive Pet Care Guide and Effective Equine Care Guide, developed through industry collaborations, help veterinary practices foster healthy communication and strong partnerships with clients. Use them to align client and team expectations; encourage supportive environments; and support the best possible patient care.

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Avian influenza in dairy cattle

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) was identified in U.S. dairy cattle for the first time in March 2024. Understand this evolving situation.

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Become a mentor—Get a mentor

MentorVet Connect, brought to you by the AVMA, connects new veterinary graduates with trained mentors, free of charge. The connection can transform both partners. Apply now to become a mentor or mentee.

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Explore the Journey for Teams

Journey for Teams provides everyone in the veterinary community a path to foster greater diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workplaces. Take the journey individually or as a team. There's even an opportunity to earn CE credit.

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Onboarding to support team retention

Intentional onboarding focuses on the employee experience and the goal of retention. Discover how you can bring effective, purposeful onboarding to your organization.

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AAVSB, VMG surveys find lack of support for midlevel practitioner

Both groups said they support better utilization of credentialed veterinary technicians as part of the answer to workforce issues.

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Meet the keynote speakers: 2024 AVMA Business and Economic Forum

Two visionary speakers, Adam Grant and Anders Sörman-Nilsson, will headline the Fall conference, providing practical insights to veterinary practice leaders and industry thought leaders alike.

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