Market Research Statistics: AVMA Membership 2016

AVMA Professional Activity Analysis, AVMA Membership as of December 31, 2016. Each section reflects the membership broken down by different classifications.

 
US &
Territories
Canadian &
Foreign
Totals
By Species Category
Companion Animal Exclusive
45,718
226
45,944
Companion Animal Predominant
6,686
36
6,722
Equine Exclusive
3,223
40
3,263
Equine Predominant
468
5
473
Food Animal Exclusive
2,002
20
2,022
Food Animal Predominant
3,598
55
3,653
Mixed Animal
2,791
17
2,808
Other
2,287
39
2,326
No Species Contact
1,372
20
1,392
No Information Provided
20,359
520
20,879
Total
88,504
978
89,482
 
 
By Employment Type
 
Agriculture/Livestock Production
123
0
123
Air Force
51
0
51
Animal Science Department
55
2
57
Army
322
0
322
Business/Consulting Services
310
12
322
Emergency/Critical Care Medicine
1,738
10
1,748
Feeds/Nutrition
103
1
104
Foreign
7
5
12
Foundation/Charitable Organization
59
0
59
General Medicine/Surgery
51,321
195
51,516
Humane Organization
479
1
480
Laboratory
164
2
166
Local
119
1
120
Membership Assn/Professional Society
79
0
79
Missionary/Service
15
3
18
Non-Veterinary Employment
53
0
53
Not Employed
187
2
189
Other Academia
471
4
475
Other Government
76
7
83
Other Industry/Commercial
548
12
560
Other Private Clinical Practice
706
6
712
Pharmaceutical/Biological
861
10
871
Production Medicine
3,146
29
3,175
Public Health Commission Corps
22
0
22
Referral/Specialty Medicine
2,906
43
2,949
State
466
3
469
Temporarily Not Employed in Veterinary Field
47
0
47
U.S. Federal
874
2
876
Veterinary Medical College/School
3,386
105
3,491
Veterinary Science Department
74
2
76
Veterinary Technician Program
174
1
175
Wildlife
98
0
98
Zoo/Aquarium
137
3
140
Not Listed Above
601
10
611
No Information Provided
18,726
507
19,233
Total
88,504
978
89,482
 
 
By Medical Discipline
The totals reflect the entire membership because every member is represented with a primary medical discipline.
 
Alternative/Complementary
621
3
624
Anatomy
107
0
107
Anesthesiology
170
7
177
Animal Behavior
139
6
145
Animal Welfare
117
2
119
Association Management
27
0
27
Biochemistry
23
2
25
Biomedical Engineering
9
0
9
Business/Economics
87
4
91
Cardiology
241
6
247
Dentistry
294
5
299
Dermatology
305
2
307
Disaster Medicine
11
0
11
Ecology
7
0
7
Emergency & Critical Care
2,311
12
2,323
Endocrinology
11
1
12
Environmental Health
13
0
13
Epidemiology
277
2
279
Ethics
7
0
7
General Medicine
28,490
75
28,565
Genetics
21
0
21
Homeland Security
26
0
26
Human Animal Bond
28
0
28
Immunology
40
1
41
Insurance
8
1
9
Internal Medicine
1,929
45
1,974
Laboratory Animal Medicine
1,141
7
1,148
Law
16
1
17
Media
3
0
3
Microbiology
214
5
219
Molecular Biology
11
0
11
Mycology/Bacteriology
6
1
7
Neurology
227
3
230
Non-Medical
54
1
55
Nutrition
195
4
199
Oncology
332
5
337
Ophthalmology
382
5
387
Parasitology
79
4
83
Pathology-Anatomic
921
18
939
Pathology-Clinical
150
5
155
Pharmacology
82
1
83
Pharmacology - Clinical
30
3
33
Physiology
98
2
100
Population Medicine
83
1
84
Poultry Medicine
168
1
169
Preventive Medicine
978
13
991
Production Medicine
772
7
779
Public Health
700
12
712
Radiology
437
13
450
Shelter Medicine
441
1
442
Sports Medicine
405
3
408
Surgery
2,161
55
2,216
Theriogenology
551
13
564
Toxicology
153
2
155
Virology
51
1
52
Wildlife Medicine
109
1
110
Zoological Medicine
238
4
242
Other Professional Discipline
973
15
988
No Information Provided
41,024
597
41,621
Total
88,504
978
89,482
 



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