Market Research Statistics: AVMA Membership 2015

AVMA Professional Activity Analysis, AVMA Membership as of December 31, 2015.   Each section reflects the membership broken down by different classifications.
 
US &
Territories
Canadian &
Foreign
Totals
By Species Category
Companion Animal Exclusive
44,936
228
45,164
Companion Animal Predominant
6,603
34
6,637
Equine Exclusive
3,166
39
3,205
Equine Predominant
459
2
461
Food Animal Exclusive
1,969
19
1,988
Food Animal Predominant
3,655
53
3,708
Mixed Animal
2,866
16
2,882
Other
2,248
38
2,286
No Species Contact
1,457
22
1,479
No Information Provided
19,795
517
20,312
Total
87,154
968
88,122
 
 
By Employment Type
 
Agriculture/Livestock Production
111
1
112
Air Force
54
0
54
Animal Science Department
50
2
52
Army
336
0
336
Business/Consulting Services
315
10
325
Emergency/Critical Care Medicine
1,616
9
1,625
Feeds/Nutrition
96
0
96
Foreign
6
5
11
Foundation/Charitable Organization
47
1
48
General Medicine/Surgery
50,622
205
50,827
Humane Organization
410
4
414
Laboratory
152
1
153
Local
114
1
115
Membership Assn/Professional Society
84
0
84
Missionary/Service
16
3
19
Non-Veterinary Employment
52
0
52
Not Employed
194
1
195
Other Academia
424
4
428
Other Government
77
5
82
Other Industry/Commercial
563
13
576
Other Private Clinical Practice
657
5
662
Pharmaceutical/Biological
857
10
867
Production Medicine
3,209
27
3,236
Public Health Commission Corps
22
0
22
Referral/Specialty Medicine
2,675
33
2,708
State
468
2
470
Temporarily Not Employed in Veterinary Field
52
0
52
U.S. Federal
858
2
860
Veterinary Medical College/School
3,383
114
3,497
Veterinary Science Department
77
0
77
Veterinary Technician Program
159
1
160
Wildlife
98
0
98
Zoo/Aquarium
133
3
136
Not Listed Above
607
13
620
No Information Provided
18,560
493
19,053
Total
87,154
968
88,122
 
 
By Medical Discipline
The totals reflect the entire membership because every member is represented with a primary medical discipline.
 
Alternative/Complementary
599
2
601
Anatomy
110
0
110
Anesthesiology
162
7
169
Animal Behavior
137
5
142
Animal Welfare
112
2
114
Association Management
24
0
24
Biochemistry
22
2
24
Biomedical Engineering
9
0
9
Business/Economics
83
3
86
Cardiology
227
7
234
Dentistry
281
5
286
Dermatology
295
3
298
Disaster Medicine
15
0
15
Ecology
6
0
6
Emergency & Critical Care
2,201
6
2,207
Endocrinology
11
1
12
Environmental Health
12
0
12
Epidemiology
276
2
278
Ethics
7
0
7
General Medicine
27,675
82
27,757
Genetics
20
0
20
Homeland Security
26
0
26
Human Animal Bond
27
1
28
Immunology
42
1
43
Insurance
9
1
10
Internal Medicine
1,894
44
1,938
Laboratory Animal Medicine
1,103
8
1,111
Law
16
1
17
Media
3
0
3
Microbiology
223
8
231
Molecular Biology
12
0
12
Mycology/Bacteriology
5
0
5
Neurology
220
3
223
Non-Medical
53
1
54
Nutrition
198
4
202
Oncology
302
5
307
Ophthalmology
369
8
377
Parasitology
83
4
87
Pathology-Anatomic
928
20
948
Pathology-Clinical
150
3
153
Pharmacology
91
1
92
Pharmacology - Clinical
31
3
34
Physiology
98
1
99
Population Medicine
78
2
80
Poultry Medicine
155
1
156
Preventive Medicine
936
13
949
Production Medicine
743
9
752
Public Health
700
13
713
Radiology
416
10
426
Shelter Medicine
386
0
386
Sports Medicine
384
1
385
Surgery
2,109
48
2,157
Theriogenology
547
14
561
Toxicology
157
2
159
Virology
50
1
51
Wildlife Medicine
103
0
103
Zoological Medicine
225
3
228
Other Professional Discipline
926
9
935
No Information Provided
41,055
595
41,650
Total
87,154
968
88,122