Market research statistics - AVMA membership - 2011

 
AVMA Professional Activity Analysis, AVMA Membership as of December 31, 2011. Each section reflects the membership broken down by different classifications.
  US &
Territories
Canadian &
Foreign
Totals
By Species Category
 
Companion Animal Exclusive 43,990 238 44,228
Companion Animal Predominant 6,664 39 6,703
Equine Exclusive 3,201 44 3,245
Equine Predominant 365 1 366
Food Animal Exclusive 1,890 23 1,913
Food Animal Predominant 4,101 53 4,154
Mixed Animal 3,384 17 3,401
Other 2,511 32 2,543
No Species Contact 2,321 36 2,357
No Information Provided 13,518 258 13,776
Total 81,945 741 82,686
 
By Employment Type
 
Agriculture/Livestock Production 68 1 69
Air Force 57 0 57
Animal Science Department 36 2 38
Army 341 0 341
Business/Consulting Services 329 13 342
Emergency/Critical Care Medicine 1,160 4 1,164
Feeds/Nutrition 97 1 98
Foreign 5 5 10
Foundation/Charitable Organization 37 2 39
General Medicine/Surgery 49,429 219 49,648
Humane Organization 317 2 319
Laboratory 125 2 127
Local 116 1 117
Membership Assn/Professional Society 85 0 85
Missionary/Service 16 3 19
Non-Veterinary Employment 54 0 54
Not Employed 180 2 182
Other Academia 418 3 421
Other Government 100 6 106
Other Industry/Commercial 685 11 696
Other Private Clinical Practice 518 5 523
Pharmaceutical/Biological 789 12 801
Production Medicine 3,754 28 3,782
Public Health Commission Corps 19 0 19
Referral/Specialty Medicine 1,958 33 1,991
State 482 3 485
Temporarily Not Employed in Veterinary Field 56 1 57
U.S. Federal 858 3 861
Veterinary Medical College/School 3,672 120 3,792
Veterinary Science Department 75 1 76
Veterinary Technician Program 129 1 130
Wildlife 107 0 107
Zoo/Aquarium 112 2 114
Not Listed Above 752 12 764
No Information Provided 15,009 243 15,252
Total 81,945 741 82,686
 
By Medical Discipline
The totals reflect the entire membership because every member is represented with a primary medical discipline.
 
Alternative/Complementary 520 3 523
Anatomy 122 3 125
Anesthesiology 157 10 167
Animal Behavior 135 5 140
Animal Welfare 80 1 81
Association Management 26 0 26
Biochemistry 28 2 30
Biomedical Engineering 11 0 11
Business/Economics 73 3 76
Cardiology 201 9 210
Dentistry 218 3 221
Dermatology 279 3 282
Disaster Medicine 16 0 16
Ecology 6 0 6
Emergency & Critical Care 1,831 6 1,837
Endocrinology 8 1 9
Environmental Health 13 0 13
Epidemiology 299 6 305
Ethics 3 0 3
General Medicine 21,961 78 22,039
Genetics 14 0 14
Homeland Security 23 0 23
Human Animal Bond 17 1 18
Immunology 47 0 47
Insurance 6 0 6
Internal Medicine 1,793 47 1,840
Laboratory Animal Medicine 1,141 6 1,147
Law 15 1 16
Media 2 0 2
Microbiology 268 6 274
Molecular Biology 14 0 14
Mycology/Bacteriology 5 0 5
Neurology 194 7 201
Non-Medical 67 1 68
Nutrition 222 2 224
Oncology 273 3 276
Ophthalmology 370 6 376
Parasitology 96 3 99
Pathology-Anatomic 1,040 20 1,060
Pathology-Clinical 131 5 136
Pharmacology 96 2 98
Pharmacology - Clinical 26 3 29
Physiology 113 2 115
Population Medicine 48 2 50
Poultry Medicine 122 1 123
Preventive Medicine 805 10 815
Production Medicine 452 9 461
Public Health 723 15 738
Radiology 387 10 397
Shelter Medicine 241 0 241
Sports Medicine 195 1 196
Surgery 2,013 56 2,069
Theriogenology 573 15 588
Toxicology 179 2 181
Virology 45 2 47
Wildlife Medicine 76 2 78
Zoological Medicine 164 3 167
Other Professional Discipline 914 13 927
No Information Provided 43,048 352 43,400
Total 81,945 741 82,686