January 01, 2008
In addition to highlights reported in the Dec. 15, 2007, the Executive Board acted on a number of other recommendations during its November meeting that will move the Association forward.
This issue includes the board's take on numerous policy revisions or re-endorsements put forward by the Animal Welfare Committee. Another article reviews the board's actions on the Legislative Advisory Committee's recommendations on existing or draft federal legislation.
Other highlights include the establishment of a Candidate Qualifications Review Committee for the Council on Education and the funding approved for an AVMA State Public Policy Symposium in 2009.
Many of the AVMA policies referred to throughout the coverage are available in full on the AVMA Web site at https://www.avma.org/KB/Policies/Pages/default.aspx.
Animal welfare policies revisedBoard acts on public health, regulatory medicine-related recommendationsMember, student needs addressedPaid media consulting policy revisedAVMA adds to the 110th Congress legislative agendaPolicy on wildlife-livestock interactions reaffirmedCandidate review committee established, resignations policy revisedAVMA continues to support global education grant programResearch institute concept moves forwardState public policy symposium approved for 2009Toxicoses policy revisedScience, engineering fair award increasedCOBTA-related recommendations approvedRepresentatives appointed to committeesCouncils, committees evaluatedECFVG proposals approved