AVMA: Celebrating 150 Years of Education, Science and Service

AVMA 150th AnniversaryThe AVMA turns 150 years old in 2013, and it’s time to celebrate! We’ve got events planned throughout the year, and we hope you’ll join us as we look back at the advancements made in the past 150 years and look forward to what the next 150 years will bring.

Renew your membership for 2013 and receive 150th commemorative address labels and a wallet-sized Veterinarian’s Oath card.

View our interactive historical timeline and anniversary videos, and keep an eye on our Facebook page and Twitter feed for more 150th trivia and information. We’re also working to secure state and federal proclamations honoring 150 years of organized veterinary medicine in the U.S.

Read your issues of JAVMA for special articles and ads.

Purchase your own copy of the 150th anniversary commemorative book from our online store. You can also download an e-pub version of Chapter 1 for free via Smashwords, and volumes 2 (Chapter 2), 3 (Chapters 3-5) and 4 (Chapters 6-8) are available for $1.99 each.

See our movie trailer! During the week of June 21-26, 2,760 movie screens across the country will run a special trailer promoting the veterinary profession and 150 years of the AVMA. To make sure you see it, view a complete list of all the theaters where it will play.

Wear your own 150th anniversary apparel from Land's End to help us honor not just the AVMA's anniversary, but 150 years of U.S. veterinary advancement.

Join us at the AVMA Annual Convention in Chicago from July 19-23 for the big events. There will be interactive displays, a display created by the American Veterinary Medical History Society, and commemorative items available as giveaways and for purchase.

SAVMA members also have an
opportunity to be featured speakers at a one-day symposium during the AVMA Convention. The symposium will explore the veterinary profession’s historical roots, its successes, and visions for its future.
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